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blinkvideo - research of video art, performance and multimedia installations.

blinkvideo - research of video art, performance and multimedia installations.


Moving Images / Moving Bodies
Online screening programme in cooperation
with the Goethe-Institut Bulgaria

Curated by Ludwig Seyfarth

Research into the human body and interpersonal relationships remain central themes in video and moving image art. Artists from Bulgaria and Germany, whose work is related in content, will be shown in pairs over the next weeks. The exhibition planned for November 2020 in Sofia has been postponed until 2021. Instead, a consecutive presentation of selected films by artists from Moving Bodies/Moving Images is presented on blinkvideo.
image: © Elitsa Dimitrova

Shooting Ghosts
Online screening programme in cooperation
with the Goethe-Institut Bulgaria

Curators: Kalin Serapionov, Krassimir Terziev

What we propose in this programme is a highly subjective and fragmented view on current practices in moving image in the Bulgarian art scene. We focused on practices that show affinity with speculative narratives - narratives that not just record what is in front of the cinematic eye, but also capture all the ghosts that are unreachable by the apparatus, thus projecting speculative views that intend not merely to describe, but to transform the world.
image: © Veneta Androva

Moving Images / Moving Bodies

 ‘Moving Images Bulgaria-Germany’ is a project by Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, that includes various online and offline initiatives, starting in November 2020. The online program, realised in partnership with blinkvideo, will consist of two curated programmes: “Moving Images / Moving Bodies”, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, and “Shooting Ghosts”, curated by Krassimir Terziev and Kalin Serapionov.

First the programme “Shooting Ghosts” will give a selected overview of video art in Bulgaria in general. The programme will be accompanied by an in-depth essay by Krassimir Terziev as well as texts by different authors or the artists themselves on individual films.

Critics’ Pick: Vienna by Nicole Büsing + Heiko Klaas

The group show “Antarctica. An Exhibition on Alienation” was presented in Vienna during the past winter season. Departing from a note written by the Italian cult director Michelangelo Antonioni referring to a potential glacier melting in the Antarctica and a hint to a film, the two curators from the Kunsthalle Wien, Vanessa Joan Müller and Nicolaus Schafhausen, conceived an exhibition on the topic of alienation and contemporary art. The focus was on the latest contemporary photography and video art by the younger generation of artists.
Image: © Isabella Fürnkäs

UNSTILLED LIFE: Artist Animations 1980-2020
Curated by Emma Cousin and Paul Carey-Kent

Why this show, here and now? British artist-curator Emma Cousin and writer-curator Paul Carey-Kent recently pulled together a choice of artist animations, thinking that the increasingly vibrant medium is especially suited to the online emphasis of the locked down art world of 2020. Three of them turned out to be represented by Ron Mandos, making the Amsterdam gallery ideal hosts. The cast is international, and to reflect that Tintype gallery in London and Hamburg’s blinkvideo have joined in with variations on the programme. 
Markus Vater Worlds don’t come easy, 2020

Something Between Us
KAI 10 | ARTHENA FOUNDATION, Düsseldorf

The exhibition „Something Between Us“ focuses on both our contemporary lives and the anthropological constants of interpersonal dealings: love, empathy, security, care and safety on the one hand, and hate, role fixation, dependency, reprimand and exclusion on the other. Something Between Us asks how these structures of togetherness are changing in our digital era.
Thomas Taube OCCIDENT, 2020

REFRACTED REALITIES at VIDEONALE.17

In optics, “refraction” refers to the bending of a beam of light, a change in direction which occurs at the moment when it passes from one medium to another. Through refraction, the light wave alters course, changing the way we perceive the objects it illuminates in the process. This optical deviation requires us to repeatedly correct our gaze, comparing the beginning and end points of our perception with reality, and bringing the object we see clearly into focus. In its figurative sense, refraction refers to a critical reflection on the means and channels of visualization, and by extension the possibility of a rearticulation of our view of things – how they are, were, or apparently always have been.
Image: © Sohrab Hura

NEW: Favorites curated by blinkvideo users

What do you like? Over the next few months, we will be showing here selections of works, compiled by you, as a blinkvideo user.

Stefano Miraglia: Hey Blinkvideo members! Here are my eight "must watch" films and videos. Happy to find in this catalogue some of the works that got me interested in artists' moving image when I was a student! (Guillaume Leblon! Daniel Steegmann Mangrané! Marylène Negro!).

Expanding Bauhaus.
New Reflections on the Bauhaus Movement in Time-Based Media Art / Goethe Institute Netherlands

A screening series selected by Elke Kania (Cologne), Julia Sökeland (Hamburg) and Ludwig Seyfarth (Berlin)

With its combination of various arts such as painting, photography film, architecture, fashion, product and interior design and textile art, the Bauhaus is still considered the epitome of a technologically advanced modernity. Last but not least, the attempt to create the whole society aesthetically, inspired many artists worldwide.
Image: © Adnan Softic

Johan Grimonprez

Johan Grimonprez’s critically acclaimed work dances on the borders of practice and theory, art and cinema, documentary and fiction, demanding a double take on the part of the viewer. Informed by an archeology of present-day media, his work seeks out the tension between the intimate and the bigger picture of globalization. It questions our contemporary sublime, one framed by a fear industry that has infected political and social dialogue. By suggesting new narratives through which to tell a story, his work emphasizes a multiplicity of realities.
image: © Johan Griminprez

Christoph Faulhaber: Revolution & Architecture

With "Revolution & Architecture" Christoph Faulhaber (* 1972 in Osnabrück, lives in Hamburg) conceives, builds, designs and opens a whole series of very different rooms in the Kunsthalle Osnabrück. In order to discover the revolutionary aspect of these "architectures", one has to look at the social implications of interior design in general. In the forum the visitor then enters Faulhaber's cinematic autobiography "Every Picture is an Empty Picture" as in the eye of the cyclone: The work is split into 15 individual films and surrounds the visitor in a circle.
Image: © Christoph Faulhaber

Stiftung imai – inter media art institute

The Düsseldorf based foundation imai – inter media art institute was founded in 2006 in order to establish an institution in Germany dedicated to the distribution and preservation of media art and associated activities.
Image: © Marcel Odenbach

Featured videos

Markus Vater
Im Wald (perfect day), 2011

This Animation has developed from a colloboration with the dutch poet Tjitske Jansen. Initially it reacted on a text of hers dealing with memories in her life. All memories were about events in which she didn’t understand the concepts and actions that had happened, but which she understands now.

Pratchaya Phinthong
A proposal to set (work in progress), 2016

A proposal to set CH4*5.75H20 on fire (work in progress) is an ongoing project that explores methane hydrate, an ice compound that has been identified by scientists as an alternative fuel of future energy. Found in large quantities beneath Arctic permafrost, Antarctic ice and sedimentary deposits, methane hydrate releases natural gas when exposed to increases in temperature or decreases in pressure.Gas released by methane hydrates can be lit, which produces a semi-transparent orange and blue flame.This 16 mm film shows samples of methane hydrates.Through the mobilisation and connection of individuals working across geology, science and art, the project generates awareness of methane hydrate, its chemically volatile nature and implications for energy industries.The film itself performs a kind of material transfer, capturing light emitted by the burning samples and projecting it into the gallery space. For Phinthong, each iteration of the project is a form of extraction that makes its subject more widely visible. Filmed by Phuttipong Aroonpheng. Made with the support of Oleg Blouson,Andrey Khabuev and Oleg Khlystov at the Limnological Institute, Irkutsk, Russia.

Ryan Gander
And You Will be Changed , 2014

'And You Will be Changed (Centre Pompidou, Paris)', 2014, follows curator Emma Lavigne around the empty Centre Pompidou in Paris as she presents the viewer with a tour of an empty space that had housed a now uninstalled Pierre Huyghe exhibition. The show is imagined and told by Lavigne as if the artworks were still there. Exhibited: - Pierre Huyghe +/–,The Artist’s Institute, New York, 2014
- Nouveau Festival (5th Edition), Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2014

Deimantas Narkevicius
Ausgeträumt, 2010

The German word ‘Ausgeträumt’ means a state between dream and reality at the point of waking up.The very first creative attempts by any artist are usually very positive, unaffected by criticism, even naive activities. Refering to myself, I had to be absolutely naive to choose to be a visual artist, in the late 80's when in the Soviet Union, everything was falling apart. There was no precedent of success, or an example to follow in the country which was still isolated. With this film I am re-approaching the state of naivety.

Katja Aufleger
LOVE AFFAIR, 2017

Several lights get shot successively. Some crush at once, quiet or with a blast, others seem like trying not to die.

Janet Biggs
Vanishing point, 2009

Luzia Hürzeler
Being in the Picture, 2007/08

Im Bilde sein [Being in the Picture] is a video installation. The monitor stands on a two-meter-high plinth. The video shows a white wall in front of which my head becomes visible, fully or partially, at short or long intervals. I keep jumping up into the picture, making myself visible through physical activity. These efforts become apparent through the sounds. The jumping height, and thus my visibility, decreases over time, until I finally give up through exhaustion.On the occasion of the exhibition “Spazi aperti” this work was displayed in the entrance hall of the Romanian Academy in Rome, where a number of monumental busts are mounted on plinths.

Johanna Reich
Horizon, 2012

The artist is drawing a line onto a white surface. The line reveals the horizon: it separates the sea from the sky. "To draw a line": this phrase already linguistically contains many different meanings. Beginning with the famous line – the one that cannot be crossed politically – via the (guide)line that is also the conceptual standard, to the simple strike placed beneath an addition, these are key points on the spectrum.“When Johanna Reich draws a line with a broad brush onto a wall, additional content comes into play. There is the track which children draw onto the wall with chalk, the traditional artist myth of the line as a vivid track of creative process, and last but not least the powerfully picturesque action of splattering the wall.”(Johannes Stahl)Johanna Reich (*1977 Minden) studied at the Kunstakademie Münster, the HfbK Hamburg and the Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln. She lives and works in Cologne.

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Stacey Steers

Works


Galleries

Anita Beckers Gallery
Anita Beckers
Braubachstraße 9
60311 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Phone: +49 69 73900967
E-Mail: info@galerie-beckers.de




Biography

Stacey Steers lives in Boulder, Colorado

Education

1989 BFA (with distinction), Fine Arts and Film, University of Colorado,
Boulder, CO
1983 Advanced Animation Certificate, Zagreb Film Studio, Zagreb, Croatia

Employment

1991–present Animation and Film Production instructor, Film Studies, The University of Colorado at Boulde

Solo exhibitions

2021
“Night Reels: The work of Stacey Steers”, Cinémathèque québécoise, Montreal, Quebec- upcoming 
“Night Reels: The Work of Stacey Steers”, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY- upcoming 

2020 
“Night Reels: The Work of Stacey Steers”, BMoCA, Boulder, CO

 2019
“Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, MCA, Denver, CO
“Stacey Steers: Night Hunter”, K Oss Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI 
“Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, gallery Bildraum07, Vienna, Austria
“Stacey Steers: Night Hunter” McIninch Art Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH 

2018
“Stacey Steers: Trilogy”, Schneider Museum, Ashland, OR

 2017
“Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, Catharine Clark Gallery, Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, France
“Stacey Steers: Trilogy”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
“Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2016
“Stacey Steers: Phantom Canyon”, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
“Stacey Steers: Night Hunter”, South Dakota Art Museum, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 

2014
“Stacey Steers: Night Hunter”, Boise Museum of Art, Boise, ID

2013
Stacey Steers: Night Hunter, Catherine Clark Gallery in association with San Francisco Film Society, San Francisco, CAStacey Steers: Night Hunter, Tufts University Art Gallery, Somerville, MAStacey Steers: Night Hunter, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA2012
Stacey Steers: Night Hunter House, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Stacey Steers: Night Hunter House, Jordan Schnitzer Art Museum, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Night Hunter Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT.

2011
Stacey Steers: Night Hunter, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

2009
Phantom Canyon, ClampArt, New York, NY

2008
Phantom Canyon, Media Room, The Decordova Museum,
Concord, MA

2007
Phantom Canyon, Lugar a Dudas Artspace, Cali, Colombia

2005
Flat Black Films and Stacey Steers, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art,
Scottsdale, AZ

Selected group exhibitions

2015
“Showing Off: Recent Modern and Contemporary Acquisitions” Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

2013 Haunted Home, Galerie West, Den Haag, Netherlands
Ink. Paper, Scissors, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
Experiments in Animation, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

2012
Harsh Realities, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
Found Footage: Cinema Exposed, Eye Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Night Hunter, Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Houston, TX
Kinomuzeum, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

2011
Alive She Cried, Galerie Zink, Berlin, Germany
Blink! Light, Sound and the Moving Image, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
For Love Not Money, 15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

2010
Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Entomologia, Observatory, Brooklyn, NY

2009
Pretty Tough, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Lucid Dreaming, Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA
Max Ernst - Une Semaine de Bonte - die Original collagen Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Pure Pleasure, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2008 Max Ernst Surrealismus, A l’interieur de la Vue, Kunsthalle Goppingen, Goppingen, Germany

Collections

Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Allen Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
The Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, Vail, Colorado
The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Deborah and Andy Rappaport Collection, San Francisco, CA

Filmography and selected screenings

Night Hunter ( 2011, 15:30, color, sound) Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT (Official Selection) Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Nederlands Telluride Film Festival, Telluride, CO (Official Selection) New Directors, New Films, Lincoln Center and MoMA, New York, NY (Official Selection) AFI Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA (Official Selection) Denver International Film Festival, Brakhage Vision Award Black Maria Film Festival, Juror’s Choice Award (First Prize) Hardacre Film Festival, Best Experimental Film Perth Revelation Film Festival, Perth Australia Punto de Vista Documentary Film Festival, Pamplona, Spain
Phantom Canyon (2006; 10:00, black and white, sound) Phantom Canyon screened at over 50 festivals worldwide Sundance Film Festival (Official Selection) New Directors, New Films, Lincoln Center and MoMA, New York, NY (Official Selection) Black Maria Film Festival (touring) (Jury’s Choice, First Prize) Humboldt International Film Festival, Humboldt, CA (Best Animated Film) Chicago Underground Film Festival (Best Animated Film) Animation Block Party, New York, NY (Best Experimental Animation) Arcipelago International Festival of Short Films and New Media, Rome (Special Jury Prize) Ann Arbor Film Festival (Honorable Mention) Animafest Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia (Official Selection) San Francisco International Film Festival AFI Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA Hong Kong International Film Festival
Totem (1999; 11:00, color, sound) Anima Mundi, International Animation Festival, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo (Official Selection) New York Animation Festival, New York, NY (Official Selection) Utah Short Film and Video Festival, Salt Lake City, UT (Best Animated Film) Rochester International Film Festival (Best of the Fest) Humboldt International Film Festival, Humboldt, CA (Special Jury Prize) South Beach Animation Festival, South Beach, FL (Honorable Mention) Black Maria Film and Video Festival (touring) (Honorable Mention) Brooklyn Art Center International Film Festival Ann Arbor Film Festival Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, NY
Watunna (1990; 24:00, color, sound) Student Academy Award: Best Animated Film (1990) Atlanta Film and Video Festival (Best Animated Film) San Antonio Cinefest (Best Animated Film) Focus Awards, Los Angeles, CA (Best Animated Film) Women in Film Award, Los Angeles, CA (Best Film) New York Short Film Expo (cash award) Chicago International Film Festival (Certificate of Merit) Third Festival Latino Americano de Cine de Pueblos Indigenas, Caracas (Honorable Mention) Black Maria Film Festival (touring) (Director’s Choice Award) Sinking Creek Film Festival (cash award) Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (Intercultural Understanding Award) Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, NY Ann Arbor Film Festival
The Black Sheep (1985; 7:00, color, sound) Aspen Film Festival (Honorable Mention) Student Academy Award (Finalist) Leipzig International Film Festival Denver International Film Festival Colorado Film Network

Retrospective and special screenings

2015 Tribute Retrospective, Annecy International Festival of Animation Annecy, France
2013 Exquisite Collage, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Heroines of Handcrafted Cinema, The BeBe Theater, Asheville, NC
2012 Brakhage Vision Award Retrospective Screening, Denver International Film Festival, Denver, Colorado
Stacey Steers Retrospective, Cali International Film Festival Cali, Colombia
First Person Cinema, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Stacey Steers Retrospective, Cinema Pacific Film Festival, Eugene Oregon
Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage Animation, Anthology Film Archive, New York, NY
2011 Stacey Steers Retrospective, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.
2007 MacDowell Centennial Exhibition, MoMA, New York, NY
Film Center Denver, Denver, CO
First Person Cinema, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
2006 DIMAS, Cultural Foundation of Bahia, Brazil, Salvador, Bahia

Grants, awards, and recognition

2014 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Film and Video
2012 Creative Capital Grant, Film and Video
Brakhage Vision Award, Denver International Film Festival
2007 Boulder Arts Commission Major Grant (also 2005, 2001)
2005 Puffin Foundation Project Grant
SCFD Project Grant
2002 Boulder County Arts Alliance Grant
1999 Arts and Humanities Assembly of Boulder Project Grant (also 1993, 1989)
1998 Boulder Arts Council Project Grant (also 1987, 1993)
1994 American Film Institute, Independent Filmmaker’s Grant
Colorado Council on the Arts Project Grant
1991 Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in Media (nomination)
National Endowment for the Arts, Regional Media Arts Fellowship (also 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986)
1990 Colorado Council on the Arts Recognition Award
Women in Film Foundation Award
Student Academy Award — Best Animated Film
Focus Award - Best Animated Film
1989 Vice Chancellor’s Fund, University of Colorado
President’s Fund, University of Colorado
Colorado Endowment for the Humanities Project Grant

Residencies

2015 Artist Fellow, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY
2014 Artist Fellow, The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Artist Fellow, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
2013 Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Artist Fellow, Brush Creek Ranch Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY
2012 Visiting Artist, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, KS
Visiting Artist, California State University, Fullerton, CA
Visiting Artist, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Visiting Artist, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth, NH
2011 Artist Fellow, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Roman Witt Visiting Artist University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2010 Visiting Artist, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Artist Fellow, Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY
Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2008 Artist Fellow, The Bogliasco Foundation, Genoa, Italy
2007 Elodie Osborn Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2006 Artist Fellow, Sacatar Foundation, Brazil
2005 Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2004 Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2002 Artist in Residence, Harvard University

Publications

Cut! Stacey Steers Animates Old Hollywood, Faye Hirsch, Art in America,
July 27, 2011
The House of Our Nightmares: Night Hunter by Stacey Steers, Nancy Hightower,
Weird Fiction Review, August 7, 2012
Stacey Steers: A House Broken but Not Bound, Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle,
November 7, 2012
Night Hunter House, Juliette Bianco, Hood Museum of Art Quarterly,
Autumn 2012
Night Hunter, New Directors/New Films Critic’s Choice, Kurt Brokaw,
The Independent, March 17, 2011
2011 New Directors/New Films Shorts, Kim Adelman, indieWIRE, March 22, 2011
(Night Hunter review)
An Evocative, Eerie Montage at Denver Art Museum, Kyle MacMillan,
The Denver Post, August 12, 2011
Amazing Stories: Emotionally Charged Narrative in Pictures”, Benjamin Genocchio,
New York Times, September 13, 2009 (Phantom Canyon review)
Pretty Tough: Contemporary Story Telling, Flavorpill.com, August 9, 2009
Pure Pleasure, Kyle MacMillan, Denver Post, June 12, 2009 (Phantom Canyon review)
Stacey Steers: Phantom Canyon, Coolhunting.com, January 6, 2009
Stacey Steers: Possibly the Most Patient Artist on Earth, Flavorwire.com, January 7, 2009
Sundance Film Festival: The Future of Animation Is Now (Phantom Canyon review),
Mary Ann Skweres, Animation World Magazine, February 2007
Phantom Canyon, Rebecca Menzel, Style Magazine #82, Berlin, June 2005
MadCat Women’s Film Festival (Phantom Canyon review), Ingrid Hawkinson,
KQED Arts and Culture, San Francisco, September 2006
The Fine Art of Animation (Totem review), M.S. Mason, The Christian Science Monitor,
January 29, 1999
Cartunna (Watunna review), Richard Gehr, The Village Voice, August 18, 1992
“Watunna”, Jean-Paul Dumont, American Anthropologist, Volume 94, 1992
“Made in Colorado, Colorado Filmmakers at the Denver International Film
Festival”, (Watunna review), M.S. Mason, Muse, December 1989

Stacey Steers
Stacey Steers lives in Boulder, Colorado Education 1989 BFA (with distinction), Fine Arts and Film, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 1983 Advanced Animation Certificate, Zagreb Film Studio, Zagreb, Croatia Employment 1991–present Animation and Film Production instructor, Film Studies, The University of Colorado at Boulde Solo exhibitions2021“Night Reels: The work of Stacey Steers”, Cinémathèque québécoise, Montreal, Quebec- upcoming “Night Reels: The Work of Stacey Steers”, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY- upcoming 2020 “Night Reels: The Work of Stacey Steers”, BMoCA, Boulder, CO 2019“Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, MCA, Denver, CO “Stacey Steers: Night Hunter”, K Oss Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI “Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, gallery Bildraum07, Vienna, Austria“Stacey Steers: Night Hunter” McIninch Art Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH 2018 “Stacey Steers: Trilogy”, Schneider Museum, Ashland, OR 2017 “Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, Catharine Clark Gallery, Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, France “Stacey Steers: Trilogy”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO “Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy”, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2016 “Stacey Steers: Phantom Canyon”, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI “Stacey Steers: Night Hunter”, South Dakota Art Museum, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 2014“Stacey Steers: Night Hunter”, Boise Museum of Art, Boise, ID2013Stacey Steers: Night Hunter, Catherine Clark Gallery in association with San Francisco Film Society, San Francisco, CAStacey Steers: Night Hunter, Tufts University Art Gallery, Somerville, MAStacey Steers: Night Hunter, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA2012Stacey Steers: Night Hunter House, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NHStacey Steers: Night Hunter House, Jordan Schnitzer Art Museum, University of Oregon, Eugene, ORNight Hunter Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT.2011 Stacey Steers: Night Hunter, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO 2009 Phantom Canyon, ClampArt, New York, NY 2008 Phantom Canyon, Media Room, The Decordova Museum, Concord, MA 2007 Phantom Canyon, Lugar a Dudas Artspace, Cali, Colombia 2005 Flat Black Films and Stacey Steers, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ Selected group exhibitions 2015 “Showing Off: Recent Modern and Contemporary Acquisitions” Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado 2013 Haunted Home, Galerie West, Den Haag, Netherlands Ink. Paper, Scissors, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT Experiments in Animation, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC 2012 Harsh Realities, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ Found Footage: Cinema Exposed, Eye Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands Night Hunter, Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Houston, TX Kinomuzeum, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland 2011 Alive She Cried, Galerie Zink, Berlin, Germany Blink! Light, Sound and the Moving Image, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado For Love Not Money, 15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia 2010 Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. Entomologia, Observatory, Brooklyn, NY 2009 Pretty Tough, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT Lucid Dreaming, Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA Max Ernst - Une Semaine de Bonte - die Original collagen Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany Pure Pleasure, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO 2008 Max Ernst Surrealismus, A l’interieur de la Vue, Kunsthalle Goppingen, Goppingen, Germany Collections Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Allen Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH The Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, Vail, Colorado The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College Deborah and Andy Rappaport Collection, San Francisco, CA Filmography and selected screenings Night Hunter ( 2011, 15:30, color, sound) Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT (Official Selection) Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Nederlands Telluride Film Festival, Telluride, CO (Official Selection) New Directors, New Films, Lincoln Center and MoMA, New York, NY (Official Selection) AFI Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA (Official Selection) Denver International Film Festival, Brakhage Vision Award Black Maria Film Festival, Juror’s Choice Award (First Prize) Hardacre Film Festival, Best Experimental Film Perth Revelation Film Festival, Perth Australia Punto de Vista Documentary Film Festival, Pamplona, Spain Phantom Canyon (2006; 10:00, black and white, sound) Phantom Canyon screened at over 50 festivals worldwide Sundance Film Festival (Official Selection) New Directors, New Films, Lincoln Center and MoMA, New York, NY (Official Selection) Black Maria Film Festival (touring) (Jury’s Choice, First Prize) Humboldt International Film Festival, Humboldt, CA (Best Animated Film) Chicago Underground Film Festival (Best Animated Film) Animation Block Party, New York, NY (Best Experimental Animation) Arcipelago International Festival of Short Films and New Media, Rome (Special Jury Prize) Ann Arbor Film Festival (Honorable Mention) Animafest Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia (Official Selection) San Francisco International Film Festival AFI Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA Hong Kong International Film Festival Totem (1999; 11:00, color, sound) Anima Mundi, International Animation Festival, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo (Official Selection) New York Animation Festival, New York, NY (Official Selection) Utah Short Film and Video Festival, Salt Lake City, UT (Best Animated Film) Rochester International Film Festival (Best of the Fest) Humboldt International Film Festival, Humboldt, CA (Special Jury Prize) South Beach Animation Festival, South Beach, FL (Honorable Mention) Black Maria Film and Video Festival (touring) (Honorable Mention) Brooklyn Art Center International Film Festival Ann Arbor Film Festival Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, NY Watunna (1990; 24:00, color, sound) Student Academy Award: Best Animated Film (1990) Atlanta Film and Video Festival (Best Animated Film) San Antonio Cinefest (Best Animated Film) Focus Awards, Los Angeles, CA (Best Animated Film) Women in Film Award, Los Angeles, CA (Best Film) New York Short Film Expo (cash award) Chicago International Film Festival (Certificate of Merit) Third Festival Latino Americano de Cine de Pueblos Indigenas, Caracas (Honorable Mention) Black Maria Film Festival (touring) (Director’s Choice Award) Sinking Creek Film Festival (cash award) Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (Intercultural Understanding Award) Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, NY Ann Arbor Film Festival The Black Sheep (1985; 7:00, color, sound) Aspen Film Festival (Honorable Mention) Student Academy Award (Finalist) Leipzig International Film Festival Denver International Film Festival Colorado Film Network Retrospective and special screenings 2015 Tribute Retrospective, Annecy International Festival of Animation Annecy, France 2013 Exquisite Collage, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Heroines of Handcrafted Cinema, The BeBe Theater, Asheville, NC 2012 Brakhage Vision Award Retrospective Screening, Denver International Film Festival, Denver, Colorado Stacey Steers Retrospective, Cali International Film Festival Cali, Colombia First Person Cinema, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado Stacey Steers Retrospective, Cinema Pacific Film Festival, Eugene Oregon Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage Animation, Anthology Film Archive, New York, NY 2011 Stacey Steers Retrospective, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO. 2007 MacDowell Centennial Exhibition, MoMA, New York, NY Film Center Denver, Denver, CO First Person Cinema, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 2006 DIMAS, Cultural Foundation of Bahia, Brazil, Salvador, Bahia Grants, awards, and recognition 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Film and Video 2012 Creative Capital Grant, Film and Video Brakhage Vision Award, Denver International Film Festival 2007 Boulder Arts Commission Major Grant (also 2005, 2001) 2005 Puffin Foundation Project Grant SCFD Project Grant 2002 Boulder County Arts Alliance Grant 1999 Arts and Humanities Assembly of Boulder Project Grant (also 1993, 1989) 1998 Boulder Arts Council Project Grant (also 1987, 1993) 1994 American Film Institute, Independent Filmmaker’s Grant Colorado Council on the Arts Project Grant 1991 Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in Media (nomination) National Endowment for the Arts, Regional Media Arts Fellowship (also 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986) 1990 Colorado Council on the Arts Recognition Award Women in Film Foundation Award Student Academy Award — Best Animated Film Focus Award - Best Animated Film 1989 Vice Chancellor’s Fund, University of Colorado President’s Fund, University of Colorado Colorado Endowment for the Humanities Project Grant Residencies 2015 Artist Fellow, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY 2014 Artist Fellow, The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY Artist Fellow, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA 2013 Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH Artist Fellow, Brush Creek Ranch Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY 2012 Visiting Artist, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, KS Visiting Artist, California State University, Fullerton, CA Visiting Artist, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR Visiting Artist, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth, NH 2011 Artist Fellow, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY Roman Witt Visiting Artist University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 2010 Visiting Artist, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Artist Fellow, Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 2008 Artist Fellow, The Bogliasco Foundation, Genoa, Italy 2007 Elodie Osborn Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 2006 Artist Fellow, Sacatar Foundation, Brazil 2005 Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 2004 Artist Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 2002 Artist in Residence, Harvard University Publications Cut! Stacey Steers Animates Old Hollywood, Faye Hirsch, Art in America, July 27, 2011 The House of Our Nightmares: Night Hunter by Stacey Steers, Nancy Hightower, Weird Fiction Review, August 7, 2012 Stacey Steers: A House Broken but Not Bound, Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle, November 7, 2012 Night Hunter House, Juliette Bianco, Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, Autumn 2012 Night Hunter, New Directors/New Films Critic’s Choice, Kurt Brokaw, The Independent, March 17, 2011 2011 New Directors/New Films Shorts, Kim Adelman, indieWIRE, March 22, 2011 (Night Hunter review) An Evocative, Eerie Montage at Denver Art Museum, Kyle MacMillan, The Denver Post, August 12, 2011 Amazing Stories: Emotionally Charged Narrative in Pictures”, Benjamin Genocchio, New York Times, September 13, 2009 (Phantom Canyon review) Pretty Tough: Contemporary Story Telling, Flavorpill.com, August 9, 2009 Pure Pleasure, Kyle MacMillan, Denver Post, June 12, 2009 (Phantom Canyon review) Stacey Steers: Phantom Canyon, Coolhunting.com, January 6, 2009 Stacey Steers: Possibly the Most Patient Artist on Earth, Flavorwire.com, January 7, 2009 Sundance Film Festival: The Future of Animation Is Now (Phantom Canyon review), Mary Ann Skweres, Animation World Magazine, February 2007 Phantom Canyon, Rebecca Menzel, Style Magazine #82, Berlin, June 2005 MadCat Women’s Film Festival (Phantom Canyon review), Ingrid Hawkinson, KQED Arts and Culture, San Francisco, September 2006 The Fine Art of Animation (Totem review), M.S. Mason, The Christian Science Monitor, January 29, 1999 Cartunna (Watunna review), Richard Gehr, The Village Voice, August 18, 1992 “Watunna”, Jean-Paul Dumont, American Anthropologist, Volume 94, 1992 “Made in Colorado, Colorado Filmmakers at the Denver International Film Festival”, (Watunna review), M.S. Mason, Muse, December 1989

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