Over the last 19 years, David Gatten (b. 1971, Ann Arbor, Michigan) has explored the intersection of the printed word and moving image. His body of work illuminates a wide array of historical, conceptual and material concerns, while cataloging the variety of ways in which texts function in cinema as both language and image, often blurring the boundary between these categories.
Visiting Artists | 2018
Erin Johnson is a feminist, transdisciplinary artist and curator who creates video and sound pieces, performances, and social practice works. She holds a MFA and Certificate in New Media from U.C. Berkeley and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Bowdoin College.
Geoff Dyer was born in Cheltenham, England, in 1958. He is the author of four novels, and the genre-defying But Beautiful, The Ongoing Moment, The Missing of the Somme, Out of Sheer Rage, Yoga for People Who Can’t Be Bothered To Do It, and Zona, about Andrei Tarkovsky’s film Stalker.
With a sense of place and historical research, Kevin Jerome Everson films combine scripted and documentary moments with rich elements of formalism. The subject matter is the gestures or tasks caused by certain conditions in the lives of working class African Americans and other people of African descent.
Nathaniel Dorsky, born in New York City in 1943, is an experimental filmmaker and film editor who has been making films since 1963. He has resided in San Francisco since 1971.
Ruxandra Guidi has almost two decades of experience telling stories in public radio, magazines, and multimedia, and has reported throughout the United States, the Caribbean, South and Central America, as well as Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico border region.
Sam Stephenson is a writer and documentarian that grew up in Washington, North Carolina. In addition to his books, Sam has written for The New York Times, The Paris Review, Tin House, among others, and is the founder of Rock Fish Stew.
Steve Cossman is founder and director of Mono No Aware; a nonprofit cinema arts organization whose annual event exhibits the work of contemporary artists who incorporate live film projections and altered light as part of a performance, sculpture or installation. In 2010 the organization established a series of analog filmmaking workshops, and has grown to include in their activities an equipment rentals program and an in-person screening series entitled Connectivity Through Cinema.