March Screening: 2 super shorts
These Boots Are Made for Walkin’- Eden Mitsenmacher & Rebecca Tritschler
These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ poses a showy, theatrical quandary. As this is a particularly pertinent moment to examine the song in relation to it’s sexual politics and use as a protest song (These Boots are Made for Marching). A collaboration between Eden Mitsenmacher and Rebecca Tritschler undermines the idea of the archetypal “feisty woman scorned” protagonist with wit and pulsating udder-like toes.
Born 1987 in the USA; works in Rotterdam and Tel Aviv.
Combines performance, video and installation to take a critical yet engaging view of social, political and cultural issues. Holds a BFA from Goldsmiths College University of London and an MFA from the Dutch Art Institute. Has participated in several exhibitions world wide, including; the Van Abbe Museum in the Netherlands, Arebyte Gallery London, ANILOGUE, Animation Festival Budapest, Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg Germany, Think Tank Gallery, Los Angeles and many more.
Cyborgrl- Isabelle Marshall & Tiana Marsch
Cyborgrl emulates digital aesthetics with analog means prompting us to inquire into their absurdity and strangeness. The protagonist moves between a corporeal and digital realm, mutating and transforming.
Isabelle Marshall works primarily as an animator and paper cutter. A recent graduate of Bard College Art Department, her most recent works for her thesis are a series of large light boxes with paper cutouts. Tiana Marsh is a sculptor and animator, and student at Bard College.