Su Friedrich - re:working
May 14 – June 6, 2011
filmstrip prints | digital collage | work notebooks | photographs | embroidery | films
Opening Reception Saturday, May 14, 6-9PM
MICROSCOPE Gallery is honored to present the gallery debut of independent filmmaker Su Friedrich. With works spanning 37 years, re:working offers a first look at the hidden influences and art of Friedrich’s filmmaking.
Friedrich began as a photographer, and the early black and whites photos in the show reveal a developed eye already exploring the issues of sexual identity, Catholicism, the tensions between documentary & fiction and other themes she continues to deal with today. Her detailed private work journals and drawings, which she has meticulously kept for each of her films, expose not only the process behind each, but Friedrich as a poet and an artist. And with her new filmstrip prints and digital collage works Friedrich revisits her photographic roots.