New Utopia And Light Fracture By Luther Price - Spring Tour Dates

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Visual Studies Workshop (VSW) is pleased to share New Utopia and Light Fracture by Luther Price, the latest publication from VSW Press/Film Art Book imprint. This book features images taken from artist Luther Price's "handmade" 35mm slides with excerpts from texts and emails sent by the artist to Tate Shaw, editor of VSW Press, between 2017 and 2018. The book includes an introduction by curator Ed Halter (founder of Light Industry) who was a close friend of Price, and an afterword by Tate Shaw. New Utopia and Light Fracture by Luther Price is available now; details of book tour events in Chicago, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Hamilton, NY are listed below.

About the Tour:

Tara Merenda Nelson, VSW Curator and Managing Editor for the VSW Press, will give a brief talk on the book and present both sets of slides on 35mm slide projectors at the following events. 

Tara is a filmmaker, curator, programmer and lecturer working with film and digital media. At VSW Tara oversees the cataloging, preservation and interpretation of the VSW collections. She is the lead programmer for the VSW Salon, and the Managing Editor of VSW Press. Recent publications from VSW Press's Film Art Book (FAB) imprint include: Bouquets 11-20: Notebooks by Rose Lowder (2018); Measuring Time by Ephraim Asili (2020); Feral Domestic by Dani and Sheilah ReStack (2022)

Tour Schedule:

Tuesday March 5, 7 pm: Alternative Cinema Series, Colgate UniversityLittle Hall, Hamilton, NY 13346, USATickets

Friday March 8, 8 pm: Pittsburgh Sound + Image, Eberle Studios, Pittsburgh PA229 E 9th Avenue, Homestead, PA 15120Tickets

Saturday March 16, 1 pm: LA Filmforum, Los Angeles CA2220 Arts + Archives, 2220 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90057Tickets

Sunday March 24, 7:30 pm: San Francisco Cinematheque, San Francisco CACounterPulse, 80 Turk St, San Francisco, CA 94102Tickets3

Thursday, March 28, 7 pm: Block Cinema, Northwestern UniversityBlock Museum of Art, Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive Evanston, IL 60208Tickets


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