Colors, lines, symbols and characters unfurl 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. Artists to screen: Oscar Fischinger; Mary Ellen Bute; Larry Jordan; Alexander Alexieff, and the Brothers Quay. Curated by Emily Downes, a MFA Candidate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres. 16mm prints courtesy of the Department’s Cinema Arts Archive.
February 27, 2018, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Union Cinema.