Media Arts Program
 


Friday, November 30, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Manfred Kirchheimer

Stations of the Elevated

Globalized Urban Imaginaries
A screening series organized for the Urban Image Research Workshop by Carl Lee, Miriam Paeslack and Carolyn Tennant; co-produced by Hallwalls and the UB Humanities Institute. All screenings will take place at Hallwalls and are suggested donation, unless noted.

Venerable documentary maker Manfred Kirchheimer will present his classic Stations of the Elevated (1980, 45min), a study of NYC's graffiti culture set to music by Charles Mingus, as well as Claw, his 1968 "fable in the guise of a documentary."

 
 
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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 ...