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A Conversation with the Quay Brothers

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The Quay Brothers shooting UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H.

The Quay Brothers shooting UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H.

Image courtesy of the Quay Brothers

A Conversation with the Quay Brothers

Student-Only Event

Visiting Filmmakers

Rising stars and acclaimed masters come to screen their films and talk with Wexner Center audiences.

The Quay Brothers: Residency Award Events

Pioneering filmmakers, and identical twins, best known for their stop-motion animated films (The Epic of Gilgamesh, 1985; Street of Crocodiles, 1986; and many others), the Quay Brothers have also produced an astonishingly diverse body of work in graphic design, commercials, music videos, feature films, and a host of other media-based creations. The brothers, who are based in London, are recipients of the Wexner Center Artist Residency Award in film/video for 2013–14. They will be working in residence in the Film/Video Studio in October, putting the finishing touches on their latest short film, Unmistaken Hands: Ex Voto F.H. We’re thrilled to feature them in two public events in conjunction with their residency, especially on the heels of their summer 2012 visit to the center and the acclaimed retrospective of their work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Special thanks to Edward Waisnis, Pro Bono Films, for his assistance.


Thu, Oct 31, 2013 4 PM

Join us for a student-only conversation with the Quay Brothers, the acclaimed experimental filmmakers and recipients of the 2013-14 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award in film/video. They’ll discuss their careers, techniques, and how they’ve balanced their own pursuits with commissioned work like commercials and music videos, as well as take your questions. Don’t miss this chance to hear from these two legends in a conversation just for you.

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.

Fall 2015 preview

Tickets are now available for our knockout fall season—this is one you won't want to miss.