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Voices: Christopher Harris

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Artist Talk

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Gallery 400
400 S. Peoria St.


Christopher Harris's award-winning experimental films include a look at a post-industrial urban landscape, an optically printed and hand-processed film about Black outlaws, a pinhole film about the cosmic consequences of the sun’s collapse, a macro lens close up of a child’s nightlight, and a double projection film about a theme park performance of Christ’s Passion.

Known for his 16mm experimental films and HD video installations, Harris’ work has been exhibited widely at venues throughout North America and Europe including solo screenings at MICROSCOPE Gallery in Brooklyn, Autograph ABP in London, the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago and group exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Artists' Film Biennial at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and festivals including the Ann Arbor Film Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the VIENNALE-Vienna International Film Festival and the Edinburgh International Film Festival, among many others. Harris is the recipient of a Creative Capital grant and an Alpert/MacDowell Fellowship. He is the Head of Film and Video Production in the Department of Cinematic Arts at the University of Iowa.