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Current & Upcoming Programs
- Film & Video
- • November/December 2013 Film/Video Programs
- YBCA - General
- • Deborah M. Cullinan Appointed Executive Director at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
- • YBCA Young Artists at Work Program
- • 2013 Artist in Residence
- • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Announces YBCA:You
- • Kenneth Foster, Executive Director at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,
to Take New Position at University of Southern California
- • Marc Bamuthi Joseph Awarded Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Award
- • Grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Joachim Koester: HOWE
Neïl Beloufa, Kempinski, 2007, Run Time : 14 min., Audio-visual/Time-based media. Courtesy of Francois Ghebaly Gallery.
Peter Coffin, Untitled (Flying Fruits), 2012, Run time : 2:01 min., Audio-Visual/Time-based media. Courtesy of the artist.
Revital Cohen and Turr Van Balen, 75 Watt, 2013, Mixed media installation, HD video with sound, resin, aluminium, electronics. Courtesy of the artists.
Brody Condon, Future Gestalt, 2012, Run time: 40:24 min., Audio-visual/Time-based media. Courtesy of Kadist Art Foundation.
Future Cities Lab, Hydramax, 2012, Interactive Model, Mixed-media Installation. Courtesy of the artists.
Lynn Hershman Leeson, The Infinity Engine, 2013, Interactive mixed-media Installation. Courtesy of the artist.
Paul Laffoley, Quartumdimension Aedificium, 1973, Plywood, basswood, chicken bones, Styrofoam, Vitamin E capsules, plastic costume jewelry, thread, lead weight, acrylic paint, India ink, model cars, trees and grass. Courtesy of Kent Fine Art, New York.
Basim Magdy, An Abstract Reality Leaves You Lonely in The Spotlight, 2010, Spray paint and acrylic on paper. Courtesy of Marisa Newman Projects, New York.
The Otolith Group, Anathema, 2011, Colour, Sound, HD video, Run time: 37 min. Courtesy of The Otolith Group and LUX.
Trevor Paglen, Keyhole 12-3/Improved Crystal Optical Reconnaissance Satellite Near Scorpia (USA 129), 2007, C-print. Courtesy of the artist and Altman Siegel Gallery.
Katie Paterson, Ancient Darkness TV, November 22nd 2009, 11:59PM, Darkness from the edge of the universe broadcast on TV, Run time: 1:00 min. Courtesy of the artist.
Connie Samaras, Back Up Mission, Air Fire Rescue Facility, 2010, Archival inkjet print from film. Courtesy of the artist.
Cauleen Smith, Through the Ark Over The Rainbow Secret Life, 2012, Mixed-media Installation, HD Video, Run time: 19:01 min. Courtesy of the artist.
Kota Ezawa: Boardwalk
November/December 2013 Films
November/December 2013 Films
San Francisco Cinematheque Presents:
Unbound: Films of Abigail Child, Back to the Homeland of Gesture, Nicolas Rey’s anders, Molussien
X: The History of a Film Rating, featuring:
Last Tango in Paris, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Fritz the Cat, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession, Midnight Cowboy, Pink Flamingos, Henry & June
X: The History of a Film Rating. Bernardo Bertolucci's Last Tango in Paris. Courtesy of United Artists.
X: The History of a Film Rating. John McNaughton's Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. Courtesy of MPI Media.
X: The History of a Film Rating. Russ Meyer's Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox.
X: The History of a Film Rating. Nicolas Roeg's Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession. Courtesy of Park Circus.