Author Archives: Kerrie Welsh

About Kerrie Welsh

Kerrie Welsh is an experimental filmmaker whose work has been presented in galleries, festivals, and international conferences. She teaches in Tisch School of the Arts’ Undergraduate Film & Television program.

Another Experiment By Women: A Conversation with Lili White

Still from MIRROR MOVES for PRIVATE EYES by Alice Cohen, Courtesy of the Artist

Still from MIRROR MOVES for PRIVATE EYES by Alice Cohen, Courtesy of the Artist

Lili White is an internationally exhibited experimental painter and filmmaker whose work has been described  as “a magical act.”  Known for pieces such as The Dreaming: A Sleepover Research Project at Shofuso – the Japanese garden in Philadelphia – where she slept overnight recording her dreams, she describes her own work as exploring power, repression, and … Continue reading »

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All that Glitters: Don’t Miss A Shared Evening LAURIE BERG AND AYNSLEY VANDENBROUCKE at Danspace Project


Photo: Siri Peterson; Image: Aynsley Vandenbroucke

I’ve had the pleasure of seeing Laurie Berg’s A Different Brand Of Chaos in-progress twice: I still don’t know what to expect or what I’ll make of it, but I know I won’t miss it.

As those who have seen Berg perform with longtime collaborator Siri Peterson know, there’s likely to be glitter, humor, and some surprises. Berg and Peterson’s collaboration is well developed … Continue reading »

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When I was doing that I wasn’t thinking of Lacan


Stills from True Centre Is Always New (2007) Courtesy of the Artist

A Conversation with Vivienne Dick

Vivienne Dick is a filmmaker whose work is often described as underground, alienated, feminist, and legendary.  Her films have shown at The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney, Tate Britain, the Edinburgh and Berlin Film Festivals, and are in the collections of Moma, Anthology Archives, and the Irish Film Archives.  She currently lives … Continue reading »

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Re-written in the Feminine: The Films of Vivienne Dick, Or: Justifiable Matricide, the Contemporarily Unspeakable and the Return of the Repressed


Still from Excluded By The Nature of Things (2002, courtesy of Vivienne Dick)

Through the sold-out clamor of the crowd at Judson Church, just moments before Yvonne Rainer received a standing ovation for her virtuoso performance Trio A: Geriatric With Talking, I overheard someone whisper, “It has to be about more than the nostalgia of a bunch of old-fogies.” At the roundtable that opened the previous evening, titled A Sanctuary … Continue reading »

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You Are What You Eat: Upcoming Events


A Sanctuary for the Arts: Judson Memorial Church and the Avant-Garde 1954-1977 Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Square, NY, NY Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:30pm Roundtable discussion with Deborah Jowitt, Carolee Schneemann, Yvonne Rainer, Essie Borden and Malcolm Goldstein.

Friday and Saturday evenings, October 29th & 30th, 2010 8:00 pm Two performances in honor of Judson including work by: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Toby Armour, Arthur Aviles, Remy Charlip, Malcolm … Continue reading »

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The Art of Seduction & The Skeleton in the Closet


A paperwork by Golnar Adili.

Complex personhood means that even those who haunt our dominant institutions and their systems of value are haunted too by things they sometimes have names for and sometimes do not.

~ Avery F. Gordon, Ghostly Matters, 1997

The 1960’s brought the death of the author and the death of painting, two untimely deaths that occurred at a time when minorities and women were demanding recognition … Continue reading »

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