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From the Archives: Imagined Spaces: The Fantastic Forms of Animation

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema presents…

From the Archives:
IMAGINED SPACES: THE FANTASTIC FORMS OF ANIMATION

Colors, lines, symbols, and characters unfurl and transform through uncharted worlds. From shapes that dance like visual poetry to collages of mystical metamorphosing images, this selection groups fantastic frame-by-frame animations of diverse and inventive techniques.

Curated by Emily Downes, a MFA Candidate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

To screen:

Composition in Blue
Oscar Fischinger, 1935
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Abstronic
Mary Ellen Bute, 1954


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Hamfat Asar
Larry Jordan, 1965


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Nose
Alexander Alexief, 1963


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Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer
The Brothers Quay, 1984

Total Run Time: 50 minutes

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16mm prints courtesy of the  Cinema Arts Archive of the Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

The From The Archives series invites Graduate Students from the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres to collaborate with the Department’s Archive to curate an evening for Experimental Tuesdays. Much thanks to the Department’s Archive Director Kati Katchever for her help in unvaulting the prints and readying them for screening.

Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema is a free series unspooling on most Tuesdays throughout the semester that shares contemporary and canonical experimental media. Presented by the UWM Union Cinema and the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres.

Free and open to all!

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Date:
February 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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UWM Union Cinema
UWM Union Cinema | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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