UVP Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker
April 20, 6:30pm
Urban Video Project (UVP) and parent organization, Light Work, are pleased to present “Deborah Stratman: Dialogues & Parables,” featuring the recent video work Xenoi by filmmaker and multimedia artist Deborah Stratman from April 6 – June 3, 2017.
This exhibition will be paired with a special indoor screening of The Illinois Parables (2016), Stratman’s most recent long-form film, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker on April 20, 2017 at the Everson Museum of Art.
About the Artist
Deborah Stratman is a Chicago-based artist and filmmaker interested in landscapes and systems. Much of her work points to the relationships between physical environments and human struggles for power and control that play out on the land. Recent projects have addressed freedom, expansionism, surveillance, sonic warfare, public speech, ghosts, sinkholes, levitation, propagation, orthoptera, raptors, comets and faith. She has exhibited internationally at venues including MoMA NY, Centre Pompidou, Hammer Museum, Mercer Union, Witte de With, the Whitney Biennial and festivals including Sundance, Viennale, CPH/DOX, Oberhausen, Ann Arbor, Full Frame, Rotterdam and Berlinale. Stratman is the recipient of Fulbright, Guggenheim and USA Collins fellowships, a Creative Capital grant and an Alpert Award. She lives in Chicago where she teaches at the University of Illinois.
For more information, visit the artist’s website: pythagorasfilm.com