Media Arts Program
 


Friday, February 26, 1988

APPARATUS: WORKS BY BARRY ELLSWORTH, TODD HAYNES AND CHRISTINE VACHON

Presented at:
Hallwalls

Presented in person by Ellsworth, Haynes, and Vachon, the founders of Apparatus Productions (a non-profit organization that helps independent filmmakers complete their work), who will visit from New York City to discuss their own work and recent work created through Apparatus. Barry Ellsworth presents: NATURAL HISTORY (1986, 18 min, 16mm, color). Todd Haynes presents ASSASSINS/A FILM CONCERNING RIMBAUD (1986, 43 min, 16mm); and SUPERSTAR: THE KAREN CARPENTER STORY 1987, 43 min, 16mm); (starring a set of Barbie like dolls). Christine Vachon presents A MAN IN YOUR ROOM (1983, 6 min, 16mm); and DAYS ARE NUMBERED (1985, 18 min, 16mm). Also featured the premiere screenings of AMERICAN LUNCH (Julian Dillon); THE PROPOSITUS (working title, Evan Dunsky); and CAUSE AND EFFECT (working title, Susan Delson).


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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...