Open Eyed Sleep: a selection of urban collage films (1991-2016) by Lewis Klahr
A special program of master collagist Lewis Klahr's uniquely idiosyncratic experimental films and cutout animations.
- Nimbus Smile (2009, 8.5min)
- Nimbus Seeds (2009, 8.5min)
- Cumulonimbus (2010, 9.5min)
High Rise (2016, 2min)
City Film (1991, 16min, silent) [Super 8 transferred to digital]
False Aging (2008, 15min)
Lewis Klahr is a Los Angeles based collage artist who uses found images and sound to explore the intersection of memory and history. He is primarily known for his uniquely idiosyncratic films, which he began creating in 1977 and has screened extensively in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Lewis Klahr teaches in the Theater School of the California Institute of the Arts and is represented by The Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London.
Lewis Klahr is currently at work on a new feature length series of collage films titled Circumstantial Pleasures and has recently completed Porcelain Gods a retelling of Jean Luc Godard's 1963 film Contempt as a collage novel.
Sponsored by the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI), and the Department of Theater Studies.
Screen/Society screenings are free and open to the public.
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