FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2003
CONTACT: Tara Elgin Holley
Director of External Affairs
INAUGURAL SERIES DELVES INTO THE PSYCHOLOGICAL MAKE-UP OF
THE ARTISTIC MIND?LORING MEMORY, TRAUMA, AND THE
DISTINCTION BETWEEN ART AND LIFE
San Antonio, Texas?plementing ArtPace's commitment to cultivating diverse
audiences for contemporary art and providing a forum for ongoing dialogue, ArtPace's
film and video program will engage and educate the community, presenting works by and
about contemporary artists. This public program will consist of two series within a
calendar year?ing and fall?h relating to an overriding theme, with one film event
per month over three consecutive months. Screenings will vary in format and length, and
may include feature-length films, documentaries, shorts, animated works, and
experimental film and video.
Thursday, February 20, 2003, 6:30 PM
Artists: Sophie Calle and Gregory Shephard, 76 min.
In her premiere video project, French conceptual artist Sophie Calle joins with Gregory
Shephard to produce and document a real-life narrative of their relationship as they
journey through the American West.
Confessions of a Sociopath, 2000
Thursday, March 20, 2003, 6:30 PM
Artist: Joe Gibbons, 60 min.
In this autobiographical film, Joe Gibbons plays a fictionalized version of himself as he
discovers a roomful of Super 8 footage from his own life, detailing events he can no
Engram Sepals (Melodramas 1994-2000), 2000
Thursday, April 10, 2003, 6:30 PM
Artist: Lewis Klahr, 81 min.
This feature-length compilation of a series of seven experimental collage films (mostly
cutout animations) traces a trajectory of American intoxication?m sexual
experimentation to substance abuse?m World War II into the 1970's.
ArtPace, A Foundation for Contemporary Art | San Antonio serves as an advocate for
contemporary art and as a catalyst for the creation of significant art projects. We seek to
nurture emerging and established artists and to provide opportunities for inspiration,
experimentation and education. Through our International Artist-in-Residence Program,
we invite 9 artists annually to participate in a 2-month residency which supports the
evolution of new ideas in art. Our broad range of panels, lectures, artist talks and studio
visits cultivates diverse audiences for contemporary art and provides a forum for ongoing
ArtPace is located downtown at 445 N. Main Avenue, between Savings and Martin
streets, San Antonio, TX. Free parking is available on the corner of Savings and Flores
streets. ArtPace is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 12-5 PM, Thursday,
12-8 PM, and by appointment. Admission is free.
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