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In the Air

Film/Video

Images courtesy of the artist

In the Air
Liza Johnson, 2009

The Box

As part of the Wexner Center’s 25th anniversary, The Box is dedicating the entire year of programming to work produced in the Film/Video Studio. Screenings in this free exhibition space for video, located just across from the Wexner Center Store, run continuously seven days a week, the same hours as our ticket office (Mon–Wed: 9 AM–6 PM; Thu–Fri: 9 AM–8 PM; Sat: 10 AM–8 PM; Sun: 11 AM–6 PM).

Sun, Nov 1, 2009Sun, Nov 29, 2009
Repeats every day until Sun Nov 29 2009 .

Liza Johnson made In the Air in collaboration with a circus studio in her hometown of Portsmouth, Ohio. In the short film she interweaves images of the challenges of adolescence and everyday life in an economically depressed environment with scenes of circus action that approach the sublime. (22 mins., 16mm transferred to video)

Click here for more information about the development of the film.

The film was shot in early January 2009 and was supported through the Wexner Center's Art & Tech residency program.