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Brent Green: A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness

June 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

FestivALL welcomes you to experience Brent Green’s surreal multi-media performance A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness at the Clay Center’s Caperton Planetarium and Theater. Combining visual art, film, live music, and storytellling, Brent Green will be performing live soundtracks with Tim Rutili (Califone), Paul de Jong (The Books) and Kate Ryan, narration and foley to a series of short animations which have all been shown at Sundance.

Films that will be included in the set:
Hadacol Christmas
Paulina Hollers
Strange Fates
A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness

Brent Green Bio:
Working on his farm outside of New Paltz, NY, Brent Green is a self-taught visual artist and filmmaker. Green’s films have screened, often with live musical accompaniment, in film and art settings alike at venues such as MoMA, BAM, The Getty, Walker, Hammer Museum, The Kitchen, Boston MFA, Wexner, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Rotterdam Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival as well as rooftops, warehouses and galleries throughout the globe. Often, his sculptural work and large-scale installation are displayed alongside his animated films, he’s had solo exhibitions at a bunch of places including the ASU Art Museum, Site Santa Fe, The Kohler Arts Center and the Berkeley Art Museum. Green’s work has been supported by Creative Capital, the Sundance Institute, San Francisco Film Society and the MAPfund.  His art is in some fine public collections including MoMA, the Hammer Museum and the American Folk Art Museum. Green is represented by the Andrew Edlin Gallery in NYC.


June 22, 2019
7:00 pm
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