This major exhibition brings the immersive, multisensory cinematic installations of visionary Spanish artist, filmmaker, and inventor José Val del Omar (1904–1982) to U.S. audiences for the first time, along with commissioned pieces by contemporary artists Sally Golding, Matt Spendlove, and Tim Cowlishaw; Duo Prismáticas; Esperanza Collado; and Colectivo Los Ingrávidos.
Refreshing the Loop continues Museum of the Moving Image’s tradition of displaying GIFs in our passenger elevator. This new iteration places artists who have been widely known for their GIFs for more than two decades in conversation with selected artists who have gained notable popularity in the last few years.
This series includes eight films made between 2013 and 2018 that investigate the photographic image. Found thrift store images and rediscovered family photographs are forensically examined, reimagined, reframed, unmoored, and re-revealed in all of their documentary truth and fiction. With Janie Geiser in person!
A memorable snapshot of the era’s social and fashion trends, House Party is a jubilant celebration that also speaks to the importance of appreciating Black culture without ignoring widespread societal problems. The 9/16 screening will be copresented by Afrikan Poetry Theatre and followed by a panel discussion.