Thu, Sep 20, 2018,7
Silver Eye Center for Photography
4808 Penn Avenue Free with registration
Channel Silver Eye
Radical Ordinary: Kevin Jerome Everson
Join us for the latest installment of the Channel Silver Eye, Radical Ordinary: Films by Kevin Jerome Everson, presented in partnership with the Working-Class Media Project. With a sense of place and historical research, Everson's films combine scripted and documentary moments with rich elements of formalism.The works selected for this screening deal with themes of: loss, sport, magic, black labor, and diasporic migration into America's Rust Belt.
About the Curator Benjamin Ogrodnik is an independent curator and PhD candidate at the University of Pittsburgh.
About Channel Silver Eye Channel Silver Eye is a microcinema series based in our Penn Avenue gallery. Every other month we present a selection of experimental short films and videos based around a different theme programed by curators and artists from around the country. Popcorn and beer is served during the screening, questions and answers with the curator are at the end.
Artist and Filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson was born and raised in Mansfield Ohio. He has a MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron. He is currently a Professor of Art at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville Virginia. He has made eight feature length films and over one-hundred and twenty short films. Everson's films and artwork have been widely shown, at venues including Sundance Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Oberhausen Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, Whitechapel Gallery in London, National Gallery in Washington DC and Centre Pompidou in Paris.