Sandra Gibson is an NYC-based experimental filmmaker who primarily works with the direct manipulation of 16mm and 35mm celluloid, from painting on or scratching the film to using innovative exposure techniques. Plus, she has exhibited her strips of manipulated film as objects of art in gallery settings. In addition to her solo work, she is one-half of an expanded cinema performance group called the presstapes along with her collaborator Luis Recoder.
Precarious Path (2003-06)
Blue Light (2005)
The Chicago Underground Film Festival celebrates it’s unbelievable 20th anniversary with new films by Jon Moritsugu and Drew Tobia; and classic work by Usama Alshaibi, Matt McCormick and more.
Jan. 8: Coleen Fitzgibbon has curated a collection of avant-garde films by Sandra Gibson, Andrea Callard, Katy Martin, Katie Torn and more.
Oct. 8: At Light Industry, curator Jeremy Rossen will screen a selection of short films by Peggy Ahwesh, Deborah Stratman, Andrew Lampert and more.
At Light Industry, Ed Halter and Thomas Beard present screening events curated by Peggy Ahwesh, Sabrina Gschwandtner, Sanda Gibson and Luis Recoder.
Ed Halter and Thomas Beard have a new space in Brooklyn dedicated to film and video art called Light Industry. The opening event will include work by Kurt Kren.
The New York Underground Film Festival is the granddaddy of all the underground fests and they’re 14th year has films by Usama Alshaibi, Jim Finn and Mr. Young.
My apologies to Lynne Sachs. I had to step out of a screening of her Investigation of a Flame to go watch a demonstration by Fred Phelps’ anti-gay group.