Media Arts Program

Thursday, March 18, 1999 — Friday, April 30, 1999

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle, Univeristy at Buffalo's American Studies Graduate Club, Council Member David Franczyk, County Legislator Gregory Olma, County Legislator Albert DeBendetti, Univeristy at Buffalo's Department of Media Study, Film Polski (Warsaw), Experimental Television Center (Owego, NY), Univeristy at Buffalo's Graduate Studies Association, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Univeristy at Buffalo's Institute on Research and Gender, Kosciuszko Foundation, LOT Polish Airlines, New York State Council on the Arts, Univeristy at Buffalo's Office of International Studies, Off Beat Cinema, Polish Arts Club of Buffalo, Polish Community Center of Buffalo, Univeristy at Buffalo's Polish Studies Program, Univeristy at Buffalo's Polish Students Association, Society for Arts (Chicago), Squeaky Wheel, Talking Leaves Bookstore.


Presented at:
Hallwalls, the University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts and the Adam Mickiewicz Library

Curated by Maria Zmarz-Koczanowicz. Members of Buffalo and Toronto's arts, academic, and Polish communities present WAYS OF SEEING. It is the first festival in North America devoted solely to Polish documentary film, in which over 50 short and feature-length documentary films will be screened. Filmmaker and curator Maria Zmarz-Koczanowicz was Hallwalls' first CEC ArtsLink Artist in Residence back in 1995.

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March, 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 ...