Be Coming Birds Alfred SUmmer Arts Festival

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

How do we be come birds? It all starts with paper and a method called Nebuta. Leading into the festival week artist George Ferrandi will teach participants this handmade process. On the evening of July 15th these creatures will take flight in a parade down Main Street accompanied by low-fi radio music orchestrated by Kathy […]

Making Meaning in an Uncertain World

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

Closing Night Performance About this event How do we make meaning in an uncertain world? Sometimes it can help to look skyward as artist Bill Gilbert suggests. Inspired by his workshop “walking constellations” this will be an evening dedicated to the process of making meaning by going outwards into the unknown. Whether this quest takes […]

Alfred Art Walk

Alfred NY throughout the village and two campuses, Alfred, NY

July 21, 5-8pm Alfred, NY Alfred Art Walk Third Thursday July 21, 5-8pm   Alfred Arts Studio at the West Class Class 6-8pm $40 per person   Alfred Ceramic Art Museum William Underhill: Casting a Legacy   Cohen Gallery & the Shop at the Cohen The Bob & Bobble Show On view through August 5 […]

Light Matter Film Festival

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

The second annual Light Matter Film Festival will take place from November 4-6, 2022. The festival will feature several short film programs, focused on contemporary experimental film and media art. The festival is co-curated by James Hansen and Eric Souther. More info to come.

Free

Light Matter Film Festival: Opening Night: Liquid Traits

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Light Matter Film Festival Program One: Liquid Traits November 4, 2022, 5:30 PM, Holmes Auditorium Please see www.lightmatterfilmfestival.com for descriptions of individuals films and videos. Feel free to contact lightmatterfilmfestival@gmail.com with any questions! Liquid Traits of an Image Apparatus Vera Sebert, Germany, 7 minutes US Premiere Moire/Écume Maxime Hot, France, 8 minutes North American Premiere […]

Free

Light Matter Film Festival: Larry Gottheim In Person!

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Light Matter Film Festival Spotlight: Larry Gottheim Friday November 4 (7:30 PM) and Saturday November 5 (1 PM) Light Matter is proud to welcome legendary avant-garde filmmaker Larry Gottheim to the festival for two programs curated by the artist himself. The first includes recent video work, including the World Premiere of a new video Entanglement. […]

Free

Light Matter Film Festival: Larry Gottheim In Person!

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Light Matter Film Festival Spotlight: Larry Gottheim Friday November 4 (7:30 PM) and Saturday November 5 (1 PM) Light Matter is proud to welcome legendary avant-garde filmmaker Larry Gottheim to the festival for two programs curated by the artist himself. The first includes recent video work, including the World Premiere of a new video Entanglement. […]

Free

Light Matter Film Festival: Program Four: Within the Fold

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Light Matter Film Festival Program Four: Within the Fold Saturday November 5, 2022, 3:30 PM, Holmes Auditorium Please see www.lightmatterfilmfestival.com for descriptions of individuals films and videos. Feel free to contact lightmatterfilmfestival@gmail.com with any questions! The Day Lives Briefly Unscented Brandon Wilson, USA, 5 minutes Incantation Kalpana Subramanian, USA, 8 minutes Calm Remains Chap Edmonson, […]

Light Matter Film Festival: Program Five: Potential Spaces

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Light Matter Film Festival Program Five: Potential Spaces Saturday November 5, 2022, 5:30 PM, Holmes Auditorium Please see www.lightmatterfilmfestival.com for descriptions of individuals films and videos. Feel free to contact lightmatterfilmfestival@gmail.com with any questions! Object permanence Alix Blevins, USA, 1 minute New York Premiere The Perfect Room Leonardo Pirondi, Brazil, 2 minutes Calm Remains Chap […]

Light Matter Film Festival: Program Six: Tilted Perception

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Light Matter Film Festival Program Six: Tilted Perception Saturday November 5, 2022, 7:30 PM, Holmes Auditorium WARNING: Many selections in this program feature flicker effects and perceptually challenging images. Those with photosensitivities may want to consider earlier programs. Black Hole Space Debt, or A Basic Guide to Syncing Sound and Images Stephen Wardell, USA, 14 […]

Light Matter Film Festival: Program Seven: Fugitive Detectives

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Light Matter Film Festival Program Seven: Fugitive Detectives Sunday November 5, 2022, 1 PM, Holmes Auditorium Please see www.lightmatterfilmfestival.com for descriptions of individuals films and videos. Feel free to contact lightmatterfilmfestival@gmail.com with any questions! Breath Lilian Robl, Germany, 2022, 4 minutes North American Premiere Exhibition Mary Helena Clark, USA, 2022, 19 minutes Origami Maxime Corbeil-Perron, […]