Van McElwee: Solutions to an Unknown Problem

68 min.

Schedule

Sunday, Nov. 6 at 4:00pm

SLIFF presents a program of new and recent experimental videos, including four new works never seen in St. Louis, by Webster U. professor Van McElwee, an internationally recognized video artist. McElwee's body of media art includes more than 80 single-channel video works, installations, and web projects.

Free

Film Category

Shorts Competition Show-Me Cinema

Subject

Immigration

Genre

Experimental
With video artist McElwee.

And/Or

A wandering figure traces tunnels through a space of possibilities.

2011
7 min.

The Capitol of the Multiverse

A neoclassical form breathes and mutates, overlooking a shifting horizon.

2009
5 min.

Electric Pilgrims: Everyone Is Everywhere

An intersection of worlds, crowded with apparitions.

2015
12 min.

Mercado

Moments in the vast indoor markets of Mexico City are woven together into new patterns. Premiere.

2016
14 min.

Mexican Dream

A dream of coming and going, of a world deep in time.

2014
11 min.

Outpost

Apparitions, maze marchers, new-world natives are recorded in Minecraft and Aguas Calientes, Peru. Premiere.

2016
6 min.

Solutions to an Unknown Problem

Diagrams, time-forms, and flow charts squirm through variations of themselves in a turbulent flux. Premiere.

2016
9 min.

Wanderung

A work dealing with migration across Germany, set within the current context of the global-migration crisis. St. Louis premiere.

2016
4 min.