"LIGHTSHIP 103: FILMS OF ANNA KIPERVASER & ALEX CUNNINGHAM"
WEDNESDAY JULY 20, 2016 @ MONO HEADQUARTERS
316 DEAN STREET
DOORS 7PM – SHOW at 7:30PM – $6 SUGGESTED DONATION – FILMS, DRINKS & DISCUSSION.
TRT, 60 minutes. Additional time for discussion / Q & A with artist Anna Kipervaser & Alex Cunningham
The Order of the Revelation: 1-5, 2015
AK / 14min / 16mm / Silent
Zeniths and Nadirs, 2016
AC / 8min / 16mm / Silent
AC / 9min / Video / Sound
Hortus Conclusus, 2015
AK / 6min / Video / Silent
Raining Ragas nos. 1-6 2015
AC / 18min / 16mm / Silent
Suhail and The One Having Crossed Over, 2015
AK / 6min / Video / Sound
Anna Kipervaser is a Ukrainian-born multimedia artist. Her work spans multiple disciplines including experimental and documentary moving image works in both 16mm film and HD video, the focus of which is grounded in mythology, translation - translation from one spoken/written language into another, as well as translation between realities, lived, imagined, between what is and what is understood. Anna is also painter, printmaker, curator of exhibitions and programmer of screenings showcasing the works of contemporary international artists. Her moving image work has screened at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, Crossroads Film Festival at the San Francisco Cinematheque, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Athens International Film and Video Festival, Indie Grits Film Festival, Montreal Underground Film Festival, Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, Spectacle Theatre, Muestra Internacional Documental de Bogota, and 12Gates Video Art Fest. She holds a BFA in Painting from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Class 2003, a Graduate Certificate in Middle East Studies, and, an MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University, Class 2015.
Alex Cunningham is an experimental and documentary filmmaker currently based in North Carolina. He received his BFA from Ithaca College in 2012 and his MFA from Duke University in 2016. His films address and explore the issues of the physical earth as a living object and human physical intervention into and relationship with the landscape and climate, and underlying personal and psychological themes of anxiety, uncertainty, and instability. His films have shown at Raindance Film Festival, Victoria Film Festival, Big Muddy Film Festival, Black Maria Film Festival, and Mono No Aware. He is also a professor of photography and cinema, a curator and programmer, and a film projectionist.
MONO NO AWARE SCREENING SERIES:
The CONNECTIVITY THROUGH CINEMA series presents the work of artists, film-makers and curators who are traveling or presenting special interactive programs in-person. Our hope is to engage the community by showing work with a focus on post-screening discussion