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Image Ecologies

Tuesdays, 7pm

Course Description

This class will be based on screenings of recent moving image work that offers multiplicitous impressions of the world as a whole rather than as composed of separate natural and social realms. Formally these artists combine heterogeneous production processes, found imagery, and artistic disciplines within a single work. Students examine the formal and conceptual qualities of film and video and learn how contemporary artists are exploring ecologies of images. The class will consist of short screenings and discussions of readings. Artists include Trisha Baga, Camille Henrot, Mark Leckey, Sterling Ruby, Jordan Wolfson, and more. This is an eight week discussion-based seminar running from mid October to mid December, and will be capped at around 25 participants. 

 

First Class: Tuesday October 28th, 7pm

Teacher

Aily Nash & Andrew Norman Wilson

Aily Nash is a curator and writer. She is co-curator of the New York Film Festival’s Projections section, and has curated programs and exhibitions for MoMA PS1, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Anthology Film Archives, Northwest Film Center (Portland), FACT (Liverpool), Image Forum (Tokyo), and others. Her writing has appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Artforum.com, Film Comment, de Filmkrant and elsewhere. She recently served on the jury at Media City and on the FIPRESCI Jury at Oberhausen. Nash is the film curator at Basilica Hudson, and co-editor of Berlinale Talent Press, a film criticism program at the Berlinale Film Festival. She is based in Hudson and Brooklyn, New York.
 
Andrew Norman Wilson is an artist. Recent exhibitions include SONE, Project Native Informant, London; Material Uncertainty, Fluxia, Milan; Scars of Our Revolution, Yvon Lambert, Paris; Art Post Internet, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; Prospectif Cinema, Centre Pompidoiu, Paris; #VOICEOVER, Palais de Tokyo, Paris & KALEIDOSCOPE, Milan; Image Employment, MoMA PS1, New York; To Look is to Labor, CCS Bard/Basilica Hudson, New York His work has been featured in Aperture, Art in America, Artforum, Buzzfeed, DIS Magazine, Frieze, Gizmodo/Gawker, Kaleidescope, The New Yorker, Wired, and more.

 

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