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The Art of Advertising
Paul Silburn has seen the best of British television advertising from both sides of the judging table. A former board member of the British Television Advertising Awards (BTAA), he worked for Leo Burnett London, where he received numerous honors, including BTAA’s the ITV Award for Best Television Commercial of the Year. His projects included a spot for John West Salmon that featured fisticuffs…
Space, Time, and Illusion: Sage Cowles and Molly Davies
Camille LeFevre writes about the rare and beautiful performance of Space, Time, and Illusion presented at the Walker as part of Women with Vision 2005. Read the review on mnartists.org.
New Spaces for Moving Images
Now open are two new areas for screenings of rare film prints, videos, and media installations. The Best Buy Film/Video Bay and the Lecture Room offer visitors a chance to see new acquisitions from the Walker’s Edmond R. Ruben Film and Video Study Collection, classic movies, and projects by artists-in-residence each day during regular gallery hours. In the Lecture Room through August 20…
Riding the (New) Wave: An Interview with Avant-Garde Film Curator Sally Dixon
Working with American avant-garde filmmakers in the 1960s and ’70s was thrilling, says Sally Dixon. A creator of “film poems” in the 1960s and later one of the country’s first curators of avant-garde film, Dixon recalls her days of deep personal and professional connection with luminaries such as Stan Brakhage, Hollis Frampton, Bruce Baillie, Carolee Schneeman, Paul Sharits, Kenneth Anger, James Broughton…