SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
NEW FRONTIER TAKE 2 IS NOW OPEN
THROUGH MARCH 25!
TAKE 2 is open at the Art Center! This expanded version of New Frontier includes many new pieces not seen during TAKE 1 (JAN 21 - JAN 29).
"...smarts and élan." -Amy Taubin, ArtForum
"...experience this cutting edge." -Scott Renshaw, City Weekly
"Interactive flights of artful fancy...One of the most exciting parts of Sundance" -Glen Warchol, Salt Lake Tribune
"The installations came from artists and galleries from around the world, people travel from all over to attend the Sundance Film Festival, and now Utah is the only place to exhibit the international one time display." -Melissa Hempel, 15 Bytes
F I L M
FILM: CREATIVITY IN FOCUS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 7:00 PM
CHUCK CLOSE, an astounding portrait of one of the world's leading contemporary painters, was a parting gift from filmmaker Marion Cajori before she died. With editing completed by Ken Kobland, CHUCK CLOSE limns the life and work of a man who has reinvented portraiture. Close photographs his subjects, blows up the image to gigantic proportions, divides it into a detailed grid and then uses a complex set of colors and patterning to reconstruct each face. The genius of the film is not only that it allows the artist to illuminate his methodology (he is wonderfully articulate), but also that it features his friends and colleagues (Brice Marden, Robert Storr, Dorothea Rockburne, Philip Glass, Arne Glimcher, Kiki Smith, Elizabeth Murray, Alex Katz, Kirk Varnedoe, among others) who make important contributions to appreciating Close's gifts.
"Mesmerizing...Splendid." - New York Times
"If you are even remotely interested in the art world, this is a must-see." - Time Out NY
Presented in cooperation with SLC Film Center
F A M I L Y A R T S A T U R D A Y
FAMILY ART SATURDAY: DIY VALENTINE
WITH SPECIAL FAMILY VALENTINE TOUR OF NEW FRONTIER
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
TOURS AT 2:00 & 3:00 PM
Express your custom Valentine sentiments and take one of our special Family Valentine Tours of Sundance Film Festival New Frontier. Interact with bug and butterfly projections, contribute to a music video, fly over your very own house, experience a room-size 3D drawing in action, and more. All of that and take home your own handmade valentines. This is the day to bring the kids to the Art Center!
P A N E L
PANEL: THE INFLUENCE OF MEDIA IN CONTEMPORARY DANCE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 7:00 PM
Inspired by the use of 3-D video and live-capture technology in OpenEnded Group and Bill T. Jones's After Ghostcatching installation (featured in New Frontier), this panel brings together the leaders of Utah's contemporary dance community to debate the pros and cons of integrating dance and digital technology. If one uses video with dance, does it risk being just another bad music video, or can technology be used to help redefine the medium of dance itself?
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