Van McElwee: Solutions to an Unknown Problem
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.
A wandering figure traces tunnels through a space of possibilities.
The Capitol of the Multiverse
A neoclassical form breathes and mutates, overlooking a shifting horizon.
Electric Pilgrims: Everyone Is Everywhere
An intersection of worlds, crowded with apparitions.
Moments in the vast indoor markets of Mexico City are woven together into new patterns. Premiere.
A dream of coming and going, of a world deep in time.
Apparitions, maze marchers, new-world natives are recorded in Minecraft and Aguas Calientes, Peru. Premiere.
Solutions to an Unknown Problem
Diagrams, time-forms, and flow charts squirm through variations of themselves in a turbulent flux. Premiere.
A work dealing with migration across Germany, set within the current context of the global-migration crisis. St. Louis premiere.