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Erasers

Film/Video

Image courtesy Yvon Lambert, New York and Paris

Erasers
Anna Gaskell, 2005

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).

Thu, Nov 1, 2007Thu, Nov 29, 2007
Repeats every day until Thu Nov 29 2007 .

As a photographer, Anna Gaskell's work has mined literary and cinematic narratives from Alice in Wonderland to Grimms’ Fairy Tales to Frankenstein. In Erasers, her first major work in film, Gaskell draws from a tragic personal experience, the death of her mother in a car accident when the artist was only 12. In the film, a group of 12-year-old girls recount the story as told to them by Gaskell herself. Each girl retells the story as if it had happened to her personally, although some details get confused. (10 mins., 16mm transferred to video)

Anna Gaskell lives and works in New York. Over the past decade her photographs and works in film and video have been shown in galleries and museums around the world including Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami; the Menil Collection, Houston; White Cube, London; and the Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy. She received the Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize in 2000 and a Nancy Graves Foundation grant in 2002.

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.