Jennifer West

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Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer West creates experimental films and installations. At a time when analog film has become largely obsolete, she works with old film stock and uses everyday household materials—including hot water, bleach, vanilla, coffee, vinegar, nail polish and more—to paint and erode the film emulsion and create colored splotches, patterns, and chance effects. When digitized and re-screened her deconstructive films have the most surprising and beautiful visual effects.



For her installation at the Seattle Art Museum, West will create a large-scale installation made of manipulated 70mm filmstrips, hung from the ceiling and spanning nearly the full length of the gallery. These recycled filmstrips and remnants from the analogue age will also be digitized by the artist and the resulting film will be shown in the gallery, exploring the relationship between the physical and digital qualities of the medium.

Seattle Art Museum
1300 FIRST AVENUE
WA 98101 Seattle
United states
206.654.3100
http://seattleartmuseum.org/Exhibitions/Details?EventId...

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23.09.2017 - 01.01.2018
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13.11.2017 - 08.04.2018
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26.08.2017 - 07.01.2018
Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge

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30.07.2017 - 31.12.2017
26.08.2017 - 07.01.2018
Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge

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Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and G Sts NW
Washington

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21.10.2018 - 17.03.2019
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York

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11.11.2017 - 04.11.2018
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Jennifer West Seattle Art Museum Main address: Seattle Art Museum 1300 FIRST AVENUE WA 98101 Seattle, United states Seattle Art Museum 1300 FIRST AVENUE WA 98101 Seattle, United states Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer West creates experimental films and installations. At a time when analog film has become largely obsolete, she works with old film stock and uses everyday household materials—including hot water, bleach, vanilla, coffee, vinegar, nail polish and more—to paint and erode the film emulsion and create colored splotches, patterns, and chance effects. When digitized and re-screened her deconstructive films have the most surprising and beautiful visual effects.



For her installation at the Seattle Art Museum, West will create a large-scale installation made of manipulated 70mm filmstrips, hung from the ceiling and spanning nearly the full length of the gallery. These recycled filmstrips and remnants from the analogue age will also be digitized by the artist and the resulting film will be shown in the gallery, exploring the relationship between the physical and digital qualities of the medium.
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