BIFF Offscreen

BIFF Offscreen: One tree

Burchfield Penney Art Center

Uma árvore (One tree), Katia Maciel

DV, silent; 01:51 loop; 2009

A tree moves around in a fixed landscape.

On view October 10-14th @ Burchfield Penney Art Center

Breif, behind-the-screens curator's talk @ 6:30pm on Friday 10/11.

About the artist:

Katia Maciel is an artist, filmmaker and poet, and a professor at the School of Communication at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro since 1994.

She published four books of poetry Plantio (2019) Trailer (2017) Repetir (2015) Zun (2012) and many essays and books about cinema and art - Instructions for films (with Lívia Flores ebook 2013), Transcinemas (org. 2009), Cinema Sim (org. 2008), Experimental Brazil: Guy Brett (org. 2005), Sensory Networks (in partnership with André Parente, 2003), Cinema thinking in the Brazil (2000) and The Art of Disappearance: Jean Baudrillard (org 1997), among others.

She has made films, videos, installations, performances and exhibitions in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, the United States, England, France, Spain, Germany, Lithuania, Sweden and in China. Received, among others, and has received awards, including: Caixa Cultural Brasília Award (2011), Funarte of Stimulus to Artistic Creation in Visual Arts (2010), Itaucultural Directions (2009), Sérgio Motta (2005), Petrobras Digital Media (2003), Transmedia Itaúcultural (2002), Visual Arts Rioarte (2000).

The artist’s work reflects the images own realm and it’s relationship with the landscape, objects, spoken word and romantic clichés.

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