Archiving the Avant-Garde: A visit from Mark Toscano

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The Visual Studies Workshop welcomes Mark Toscano to Rochester March 1st. For the past twelve years, film archivist and curator Mark Toscano has specialized in the conservation and preservation of experimental films, working in Los Angeles at the Academy Film Archive.  In this visit, he will talk about the challenges of working on independent artists’ films, and present a short program of restored work by artists including Thom Andersen, Suzan Pitt, David Rimmer, Nina Menkes, and others.

All films shown on original format: 16mm and digital

Free and open to the public

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Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 16:00
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