We wanted to encourage the artists to come out of their studios and make work that the audience could dive into, to interact with each other and explore their own creativity. We were weaving in and out of dumpsters making art out of trash. You’d see really exciting trends—you really felt you were on the cutting edge.
Glasshouse Gallery is currently screening the films of Nick Zedd, and many other films from the transgressive film movement, including works by Amber Dawn, Nicholas Abrahams, Mary Jordan, and Casandra Stark. The features, originally filmed with 8 and 16 mm cameras, are being projected digitally, from Jan 15 – 19.
A screeching violin can warn us that our favorite actress is in danger; a tapping drum can mimic the hoof beats of a trotting horse, and a sliding horn can tell us when to laugh when Buster Keaton braves death again. On Sunday, May 13, the Nitehawk cinema carried on a musical tradition, screening the F. W. Murnau’s 1927 film “Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans,” and featured Morricone Youth live, accompanying film.