Eric Dyer has resurrected the zoetrope, a pre-cinema optical toy, and is using it to create and explore a visual language of loops and spirals. When spun, the complex circular sculptures, dubbed cinetropes, are a blur to the human eye but come to full animated life when viewed through shutter glasses or the lens of
Field-Of-Study: Film - Video
Shimon Dotan is an award-winning filmmaker with thirteen feature films to his credit. He is also a professor at New York University and New School University, where he teaches Political Cinema and Film Directing. His films have been awarded the Special Jury Prize at Sundance (Hot House), the Silver Bear Award at the Berlin Film
Lucien Castaing-Taylor’s work seeks to conjugate art’s negative capability with an ethnographic attachment to the flux of life. He is currently completing a series of audio-video installations and photographic Westerns that variously evoke the allure and ambivalence of the pastoral, including Hell Roaring Creek (2010), The High Trail (2010), Coom Biddy (2012), and Bedding Down
Graduated from the Chilean School of Cinema, Sebastián Lelio has directed several short films—Four, Chamber Music, 12 minutes, Vital burden, City of wonders, the kulechov effect—and has worked sporadically in documentaries (Mi mundo privado, Cero). In 2006, he premiered La Sagrada Familia (The Sacred Family), his first feature film, at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
Claudia Joskowicz was born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, and lives and works in New York and Bolivia. She received her M.F.A. in Studio Arts from New York University in 2000. Joskowicz’s video work focuses on the lapses in narrative that are formed when texts or events are taken out of their original