Media Arts Program

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
WNY Sustainable Energy

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM DOUBLE FEATURE: Tapping Maple Ridge & Kilowatt Ours

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Hallwalls and the Western New York Sustainable Energy Association honor Earth Month with a presentation of two short documentaries. Tapping Maple Ridge (2006)—presented in person by co-director David Thompson—explores the relationship between the land and the people of Lewis County, New York—home to the largest wind farm in the Northeast, while Jeff Barie's Kilowatt Ours (2005) explores energy the Southeast, from the Smokey Mountain coal fields to the solar panels of Florida.

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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 ...