Programmed by Jason Evans (This Long Century).
The beach and its surroundings are part of art history—from the Impressionists to photographers like Rineke Dijkstra—with artists often drawn to the incredible light and color available to them in these locations. Continuing in this tradition, the experimental art-based short films and videos in this program take us across both sand and ocean, creating visuals that sometimes feel everyday and other times seem absurd.
ISLAND SONG by Charlemagne Palestine. 1976. 16.5 min.
DIGGING PIECE by Vito Acconci. 1970. 10 min.
LOUNGE/NOT LOUNGE by Phyllis Baldino. 1993, 9 min.
OCEAN BIRD (WASHUP) by Ana Mendieta. 1974, 4 min.
DAWN SURF JELLYBOWL by Jennifer West. 2011. 8 min.
HEAVEN by Tracey Moffatt. 1997. 28 min.
WATER PLASTIC BAG by Anthony Ramos. 1973. 9 min.
SAMUEL by Gillian Garcia. 2018, 1.5 min.
PIETA by Bruce Baillie. 1998. 2 min.
GHOST OF ASIA by Apichatpong Weerasethakul & Christelle Lheureux. 2005. 9 min.
Special thanks to EAI for making this program possible.
This festival is supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, Statewide Community Regrants Program (formerly the Decentralization program) with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and administered by Flushing Town Hall.
The festival is also made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional support provided by FRANC and the Fund for the City of New York.
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