Philip Hoffman and Eva Kolcze

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Project

By the Time We Got to Expo

Date(s)

Sep 15 - 25

Type

Film & Video

Artist Details

Sponsors

To be screened as part of Expanding Cinema: Expo 67 Reconstructions and Other Finds - Program III
See full program here: http://infuture.ca/artist/2151/

Biographies:
Philip Hoffman is one of the few contemporary filmmakers whose work provides a bridge to the classical themes of death, diaspora, memory, and finally, transcendence." (Martha Rosler, Artist and Professor of Media and Critical Studies at Rutgers University) He has been honored with more than a dozen retrospectives of his work, and the publication Landscape with Shipwreck: First Person Cinema and the Films of Philip Hoffman, comprising some 25 essays by academics and artists. He has received numerous awards including the San Francisco International Film Festival’s Golden Gate Award and the Ann Arbor Film Festival’s Gus Van Sant Award. In 2014, his interactive work Racing Home, was presented in the exhibition Border Cultures, at the Art Gallery of Windsor. Slaughterhouse (based on his installation for LandSlide, at the Markham Museum) and Aged, which have won awards at the Black Maria Festival in New Jersey, and Onion City Film Festival in Chicago, respectively. In 2016 Philip Hoffman received the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. Philip Hoffman currently teaches at York University’s Department of Cinema and Media Arts, and since 1994, has been the Artistic Director of the Independent Imaging Retreat (Film Farm), a one-week workshop in artisanal filmmaking in Mount Forest, Ontario.

Eva Kolcze is a Toronto-based artist and filmmaker whose work explores themes of landscape, architecture and the body. Her work has screened at venues and festivals including the National Gallery of Canada, Anthology Film Archives, Birch Contemporary, International Rotterdam Film Festival, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the Images Festival.