Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 8pm
Curated by Sabrina Gschwandtner
Handcraft--absorbing, obsessive, mysterious, political, communal and mythical--is the subject of these documentaries, which range from exhaustively researched to casually recorded and even imagined.
Kusama’s Self-Obliteration, Yayoi Kusama/Jud Yalkut, 16mm, 1964, 24 mins
When This You See..., Elaine Reichek, video, 1998, 17 mins
Odd Fellows, Alee Peoples, Super-8 to video, 2006, 5 mins
Paracas, Cecilia Vicuña, 16mm to video, 1993, 18 mins
Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY Art, Craft and Design, Faythe Levine, video, 20 mins (excerpt from the feature film to be released 2009)
The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Faythe Levine, Elaine Reichek and Cecilia Vicuña.