Visiting Artist Lecture- Julie Perini
Date: October 22 7:30pm
Julie Perini- creates experimental and documentary videos/films, installations, and events. Her interests include other people, everyday life, humor, identity, social movements, collaboration, and all sorts of art that deals with time and documentation. Her work often explores the areas between fact and fiction, staged and improvised, political and personal. She has exhibited work at a variety of national and international venues including Anthology Film Archives in New York City, Echo Park Film Center in Los Angeles, Cornell Cinema in Ithaca, NY, Artists Television Access in San Francisco, the Northwest Film Festival in Portland, Oregon, and Experiments in Cinema Film Festival in Albuquerque, NM. Her writing on art, media, politics, and culture has been published by AK Press, Afterimage, and Incite: The Journal of Experimental Media. She participates in several collaborative initiatives to promote independent media, community cultural production, and progressive social change. Her media production skills are largely self-taught, although after spending several years in the 1990s editing VHS tapes using two VCRs, she learned analog video production at PEGASYSPublic Access TV in Ithaca, NY. She holds an MFA from the University at Buffalo’s Department of Media Study and a BS from Cornell University. Perini is an Assistant Professor of Art at Portland State University.