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Dirt and Perseverance

Film/Video

Ceiling Fan
(Matthew Weinstein, 2002)

Dirt and Perseverance
Thu, Feb 13, 2003 7 PM

Four brand new projects from five up-and-coming video artists: Yvonne Welbon, Matthew Weinstein, Natasha Spencer, Karin Schneider, and Nicolas Guagnini.

Jenny Perlin's Perseverance and How To Develop It uses a 1915 book of the same name to consider historical ideas about depression and self-discipline.
(2002, 14 mins.)

In The Taste of Dirt, Yvonne Welbon presents a parable about a 7-year-old girl's encounter with racism at school.
(2002, 12 mins.)

Shot in New York, Miami, and Columbus, Matthew Weinstein's Ceiling Fan is a dreamlike narrative about sexual identity, using live action and 3-D animation software.
(2002, 18 mins.)

Natasha Spencer's The House She Flew In On drastically reedits The Wizard of Oz, unsettlingly altering its story.
(2002, 3 mins.)

The influential "green" architect Emilio Ambasz is the object of Karin Schneider and Nicolas Guagnini's unconventional inquiry Primary Green.
(2002, 36 mins.)