Sara Magenheimer

A video artist who has widely exhibited, performed, and screened her work, her recent exhibitions include Foxy Production, Interstate Projects, White Columns, Document, Chapter NY, 247365, and Cleopatra’s. She performed in bands from 2004 to 2010, touring extensively and releasing five records. Recipient: 2014 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant and 2015 Artadia Grant; winner, Prix De Varti at the 2015 Ann Arbor Film Festival. Current exhibitions include: Art In General New Commission, Riga, Latvia; two-person screening at The High Line with Hannah Black; and a solo exhibition at The Kitchen in New York in early 2017. Taught and guest lectured at New York University, The School of the Visual Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Bennington College, and SUNY Purchase College.​ SLC, 2017-

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Video Fields

Open , Seminar—Spring

This course will provide a context in which to explore both conceptual and material questions relating to video art as it exists inside and outside the gallery. We will view and discuss historical and contemporary precedents in the areas of installation, disrupted narratives, encounters with objects, site specificity, architectural interventions, guerilla interventions, light collage, atmospheric gestures, virtual reality, and dispersion via the Internet and social media. Through a number of assignments, we will explore the varied practices of artists who employ video as a medium today, specifically exploring alternative approaches to moving-image display and tackling the set of problems that arise when we leave the cinema screen. 

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