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Photography Chair's film included in PMA Biennial

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 18, 2018 3:21:10 PM

PMA_Announcement.jpgEric Weeks, chair of PCA&D's Photography Department is included in the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennialshowing his short film The Wind Dies The Sun Sets, made in collaboration with Joshua Reiman.
 
In addition to this exhibition, the film was screened at PCA&D at the most recent Faculty Biennial, and has also been shown at Cairo Video Festival, Cairo (2017), Art COP22, Arkane Afrika, Marrakesh (2016), and Art Speaks Out, IkonoTV, Berlin (2016). It has received the following awards:
  • G2 Green Earth Film Festival Semi-Finalist, Los Angeles (2018)
  • Open Call Winner, Art Speaks Out, IkonoTV, Berlin (2016)
  • Finalist, Black Mariah Film Festival, Jersey City (2016)
The film, co-created with Josh Reiman, is a contemplative consideration of energy extraction and use in Pennsylvania. The film’s emotional cadence shares the difficult realities of the altered landscape and the people who are involved. 

 

More about the film.

The 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial runs from January 26 through June 3, 2018.

 

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