AKIN: Keren Shavit & Eva Marie Rødbro

February 15 – March 31, 2018
Thursday - Saturday | Dusk - 11:00pm
Everson Community Plaza
FREE and open to the public

Keren Shavit and Eva Marie Rødbro have a practice that explodes the conventional relationship between documentarian and “subject,” exploring how fraught it can be with conflicting social emotions of recognition, misunderstanding, rejection, and alliance.
Keren Shavit is a mixed media artist and curator, living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Shavit has exhibited, published, and screened her work in Israel, New York, Poland, Germany, China, Norway, and Iceland.

Eva Marie Rødbro is a photographer and award-winning maker of short films that explore youth culture in a variety of contexts. Her recent short We Chose the Milky Way (2015) screened at the 2016 International Film Festival of Rotterdam and at the 2016 Ann Arbor Film Festival, where it won the George Manupelli Founder’s Spirit Award.


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Ben Russell: new work
April 12 – May 26, 2018
Thursday - Saturday | Dusk - 11:00pm
Everson Community Plaza
FREE and open to the public

Ben Russell is a media artist and curator whose films, installations, and performances foster a deep engagement with the history and semiotics of the moving image. Formal investigations of historical and conceptual relationships between documentary practices, early cinema, and structuralist filmmaking result in immersive experiences concerned at once with ritual, communal spectatorship and the pursuit of a “psychedelic ethnography.”