Visitation. 2011. USA. Animated and directed by Suzan Pitt. Digital projection. 8 min.
The award-winning animation filmmaker Suzan Pitt (Asparagus, Joy Street) was inspired to make this alchemical experiment in photogenic drawing “by hearing wolves crying and simultaneously reading H. P. Lovecraft.” Courtesy of the artist.
Pi. 1998. USA. Written and directed by Darren Aronofsky. With Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman. 35mm. 84 min.
Presented in anticipation of his new horror movie Mother!, Darren Aronofsky’s astonishingly ambitious and hyperkinetic debut film involves a paranoid mathematician’s messianic quest to unlock the hidden patterns of nature through Kabbalism, chaos theory, golden spirals, the stock market, and the ancient game of Go. Archival print courtesy of Lionsgate.