Films

Structures and Gestures

SAT, May 2, 2015
3:30–4:45 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

The works in this screening play with the structural properties of film to investigate time, memory, form, and illusion: 

Hollis Frampton (b. 1936, Wooster, OH; d. 1984, Buffalo, NY), nostalgia (HAPAX LEGOMENA I), 1973. 16mm film, black‑and‑white, sound; 36 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee and the Director’s Discretionary Fund  2013.96

Gordon Matta‑Clark (b. 1943, New York, NY; d. 1978, Nyack, NY), Splitting, 1974. Super 8mm film transferred to video, black‑and‑white and color, silent; 10:50 min. Purchase with funds from the Film and Video Committee 2000.161

Peter Campus (b. 1937, New York, NY), third tape, 1976. Two-inch open reel film transferred to video, color, sound; 5:06 min. Gift of the artist  2014.17

David Haxton (b. 1943, Indianapolis, IN), Cube and Room Drawings, 1976–77. 16mm film transferred to video, color, silent; 15 min. Gift of the artist  2013.47

Alex Hubbard (b. 1975, Toledo, OR), Dos Nacionales, 2008. Video, color, sound; 3:38 min. Purchase with funds from Melva Bucksbaum in honor of Mary and Patrick Scanlan and April and Glenn Bucksbaum  2011.6

This screening is free with Museum admission.

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

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