mt/time is a series of films that directly confront issues of spoken or written language and that develop a language-inflected poetics of the moving image. Jeanne Liotta is curating the series.
The first installment of the series, which will launch with a screening at Counterpath on Friday, December 2, 2011, at 7 p.m., includes the following works:
Stephanie Barber, text by Stephanie Barber
miniatures (from jhana and the rats of james olds)
Christina Battle, text by Julie Carr
To reveal the fourteen windows
Cecilia Dougherty, text by Kevin Killian and Cedar Sigo
Kevin and Cedar
Jeanne Liotta, text by Lisa Gill
Joel Schlemowitz, text by Wanda Phipps
morning poem #43
Scott Stark, text by Kyle Schlesinger
Brandon Downing, text by Jackson Mac Low
The Old Lens (for Jackson Mac Low)
Jeanne Liotta (Denver/NYC) makes films and other ephemera including photographs, works on paper, and live projection performances. Her latest body of work takes place in a constellation of mediums investigating the cosmic landscape, at a lively intersection of art, science, and natural philosophy. Her 16mm film OBSERVANDO EL CIELO received the Tiger Award for Short Film at the 2008 Rotterdam Film Festival and her work has been represented in the 2006 Whitney Biennial; The New York Film Festival; The Wexner Center for the Arts; The Museum of Modern Art; Proteus Gowanus Interdisciplinary Gallery and Reading Room in Bklyn, and the Cornell Astronomical Society at Fuertes Observatory, etc. She has been the recipient of awards from The Jerome Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, and The Museum of Contemporary Cinema. She also maintains ongoing scholarly research into The Joseph Cornell Film Collection at Anthology Film Archives, and was the creative force behind Firefly Cinema , a free outdoor screening series at the 6th st and Ave B Garden which was curated out of the New York Public Library’s film collection. She and has taught widely and variously, and is presently assistant professor of Film Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, as well as faculty at the Milton Avery Graduate School for the Arts at Bard College. Her website is jeanneliotta.net.