Swans and Eunuchs
A panorama of new video projects touching on everything from America's shopping mall-blighted landscapes to turn-of-century Vienna.
Shashwati Talukdar's Eunuch Alley mixes Bollywood with film noir to tell of an Indian journalist caught spying on a castration ritual.
(2002, 21 mins.)
In Disquiet, K8 Hardy details the mundane aspects of a young woman living in a strip mall--dominated landscape of empty parking lots. (2002, 12 mins.)
Jordan Crandall's Trigger, originally a two-channel gallery installation, combines images of eyes, cameras, weapons, and muscular militiamen in an eroticized combat face-off.
(2002, 17 mins.)
In After Many a Summer Dies the Swan: Hybrid, Wexner Prize winner Yvonne Rainer interweaves footage from a recent dance commission from Mikhail Baryshnikov's White Oak Dance Project with texts and images from turn-of-the-century Vienna.
(2002, 31 mins.)
Admission$5 students (tickets required)
Support for the 2002-03 film/video season provided by the Rohauer Collection Foundation and the Corporate Annual Fund of the Wexner Center Foundation.
International films, documentaries, and visiting filmmaker presentations presented with support from the Ohio Arts Council.