Media Arts Program

Thursday, March 18, 1999


Presented at:
Center for the Arts (University at Buffalo)

PROGRAM 1: OPENING NIGHT WITH RECEPTION AND FILMS OF Maria Zmarz Koczanowicz PRESENTED IN PERSON BY THE FILMMAKER. Featuring the films, EVERYONE KNOWS WHO STANDS BEHIND WHOM (1982, 35mm, 6min), THE OFFICE (1987, 35mm, 15min.), TURN ME INTO A LONG SNAKE (1998, 29 min, video) and THE MAJOR OR THE REVOLUTION OF THE ELVES (1989, 30 min, video). Filmmaker and curator Maria Zmarz-Koczanowicz was Hallwalls' first CEC ArtsLink Artist in Residence back in 1995.

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February, 1999 - 1999
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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

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 ...