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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Laylah Ali's work explores power dynamics and interpersonal conflict through compositions that position culturally, racially and sexually ambiguous figures in precarious, loaded, and unexpectedly humorous situations. Ali uses concise—even minimal—imagery that is specific in rendering and intent. While there are narratives in Ali's work, they are stories whose open spaces often give them the atmosphere of fables.