The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor
9am-5pm Sat, Mar 29, 2014 - Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Venue: MASS MoCA
87 Marshall St, North Adams, MA 01247Contact:
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Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many visual artists who create work for gallery and museum settings remain among the devoted users of 16 mm and 35 mm film formats. This exhibition features work by six artists who emphasize film's unrivaled texture and luminosity, as well as its potential for metaphor.