Los Angeles–based artist Sandow Birk (American, b. 1962) was educated at L.A.’s Otis College of Art and Design, and his gallery exhibitions, publications, and moving image works focus on serious social and political issues from a satiric, uniquely Southern Californian perspective. His films include the cutout animation feature Dante’s Inferno (2007) and the mockumentary In Smog and Thunder: The Great War of the Californias (2003), which were created in collaboration with performance artist Paul Zaloom and director Sean Meredith. This evening includes a screening of his film Dante’s Inferno and an excerpt from In Smog and Thunder, presented by the artist in conversation with Zaloom and Meredith. Program approx. 100 min.
In the Film exhibition Modern Mondays
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