Binghamton University Cinema Department hosts visiting film artist series


            Binghamton University’s Visiting Film Artist Series will feature three contemporary filmmakers this semester.  All artists will be on hand to present their work.

            The schedule of screening events is as follows:
            7 p.m. Tuesday, September 27 in Lecture Hall 6
            -Lecture and complete works by Peter Kubelka
An independent filmmaker since 1952, Kubelka is renowned for his multifaceted work in film, cooking, music, architecture, and writing. Cofounder of the Austrian Film Museum and the Anthology Film Archives in New York, Kubelka has lectured at museums, universities, and institutions throughout the world and has been awarded the Austrian State Prize for his life’s work.

            7:30 p.m. Monday, October 24 in Lecture Hall 6
            -Lecture and complete works by Deborah Stratman
Deborah Stratman is an accomplished filmmaker and multimedia artist who, since 1990, has completed more than a dozen film projects, which have been shown at various international film festivals throughout the world.  Stratman works as a cinematographer and teaches at the Art Institute of Chicago and at the University of Illinois.

            7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 8 in Lecture Hall 6
            -Lecture and complete works by Karl Kels
Celebrated for his artistic use of immobilized frames to created an ‘unstaged’ and natural world, Kels studied at the arts academy in Frankfurt, Germany.  Kels is known as a solitary artist who directs, shoots, edits, produces and even develops his own film in a private laboratory.  This method allows Kels to have full control of the creative process.

            The Visiting Film artist Series is sponsored by the Broome County Arts Council and funded in part by presentation funds from the Experimental Television Center, which is supported by the New York State Council of the Arts.  The series is co-sponsored by the Harpur College Dean’s Office.

            For more information, call Vincent Grenier at 607-777-4997 or the Cinema department at 607-777-4998.

Last Updated: 9/17/13