«Material Universe: experimental film program» includes experimental films by Taylor Dunne, Erin Espelie, Anna Kipervaser, Rhys Morgan, Ramey Newell, Eric Stewart, and Kalpana Subramanian. Stay after the screening for a Q&A with visiting filmmaker Kalpana Subramanian!
* * Films * *
«Liquid is Light»
2016, 4 min, B &W, silent, digitized from Super 8mm
2018, 2.28 min, B&W, silent, digitized from 16mm
2017, 2.53 min, B&W, sound, digitized from 16mm
2015, 8.06 mins, black and white silent, photograms in 35mm, digitized
2012, 5.24 mins, color, silent, digitized from 16mm
2016, 6.20 mins, color, silent, HD video
2017, 4.52 mins, color, sound, HD video
"视网膜 (A Net to Catch the Light)"
2016, 8.22 mins, color and B&W, sound, HD video & hand-processed 16mm
"内共生 (Inside the Shared Life)"
2017, 9.14 mins, color and B&W, sound, HD digital video & 16mm
«He Begins, She Returns»
2015, 2.15 mins, color, sound, HD video
«The Invisible Ax»
2016, 4.45 mins, color, Sound, Digital
«A Dialogue of Dissonance»
2016, 6.23 mins, color, sound, HD video
2018, 4.28 mins, color, sound, HD video
Kalpana Subramanian is an artist-filmmaker and Ph.D candidate at the Department of Media Study at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her current work focuses on experimentation with the moving image, and transcultural aesthetic approaches to cinema. She was a Fulbright Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellow (2015-16) at the University of Colorado Boulder and a UK Environmenatal Film Fellow (2006) who has won several awards for her films and collaborations. Her films have been screened at various international festivals including the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (Japan), Interfilm Berlin (Germany), Green Film Festival (Korea), Wildscreen UK, Big Ears Festival and Fargo Film Festival (USA), Olhar de Cinema and Dobra Experimental Film Festival (Brazil), ULTRACinema MX,, Experimental Superstars (Serbia), Digital Anthropologies (France) and more. Subramanian has taught film and media studies from 2007-2015 in India and 2016 onwards in the US. She is also a published childrens' books author and western classical vocalist.