Master Class: Ali Cherri
September 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ali Cherri, a Beirut-and-Paris based visual and video artist whose work traces correspondences between political and geological disasters in Lebanon and neighboring territories will give a Master Class on selected installation projects, walking participants through his detailed process for making them. Ali Cherri was the 2016-17 Robert E. Fulton III Fellow at the Film Study Center.
Cherri’s recent solo exhibitions include Somniculus at Jeu de Paume, Paris and CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux (2017); Tretyakov Gallery Moscow (Sep. 2017); Galerie Imane Farès (Oct. 2017); Jönköpings läns museum, Sweden (2017); Sursock Museum, Beirut (2016) and his films have been shown in International Film Festivals including New Directors/New Films MoMA NY; Cinéma du Réel, Centre Pompidou; CPH:DOX (winner of NewVision Award); Dubai International Film Festival (winner Best Director); VideoBrasil (Southern Panorama Award); Berlinale; Toronto International Film Festival & San Francisco International Film Festival amongst others.
Enrollment limited to 35 with priority given to current Film Study Center fellows and Critical Media Practice students. RSVP required.