Film

SF Cinematheque Presents

The Nation’s Finest: Sports, Art and the Moving Image

Feb 17 2018
Sat, Feb 17
7:30PM
$10
Description
Curated and Presented by Brett Kashmere and Astria Suparak

The Nation’s Finest celebrates the publication of the latest issue of INCITE: Journal of Experimental Media—300+ pages examining the intersection of sports, spectacle, popular culture, experimental media and performance. Program surveys five decades of artists’ video and film focusing on sports (including perspectives across gender, racial and national identities) while deconstructing the athlete body and its use for for national, political and social agendas. Screening includes works by Haig Aivazian, Tara Mateik, Nam June Paik, Keith Piper, Lillian Schwartz, the interdisciplinary collective I AM A BOYS CHOIR and more. Copies of INCITE available at the screening.

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Credits

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA Programs in 17–18 are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional Funding for YBCA Programs 17–18: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Lead Image: Courtesy the distributor.

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