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ANIMATING MAYHEM: COLLAGE AND PAINTED FILMS BY MARTHA COLBURN

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Monday, Feb. 14th @ 8:30 PM $9 General Admission $7 Students


ANIMATING MAYHEM: COLLAGE AND PAINTED FILMS BY MARTHA COLBURN

Martha Colburn’s handcrafted animations explode with an energy, concentration and a rapid-fire torrent of ideas that push the medium to its very edges. Colburn’s past works have savagely lampooned pop culture, consumerism, and middle-class attitudes to delirious fantasies, but her most recent films bring more tragic dimensions to bear by focusing on war and icons of American history. Always startling in her use of disparate techniques and free association, Colburn creates films unlike any other, and the screening spans 16 years of filmmaking with 16 films, including Dolls vs. Dictators (2010), Join the Freedom Force (2009), Myth Labs (2008), Triumph of the Wild (2008), Skelehellavision (2001), Spiders In Love: An Arachnogasmic Musical (2000), Evil of Dracula (1997), among others. Her work has been shown at the Centre Pompidou, the Kitchen, the Whitney Museum, PS 1, MoMA, and numerous major international film festivals.

In person: Martha Colburn 

Genre:

Animation