StARTers Live with Julie Wyman May 29
STARTERS LIVE! broadcast on Friday May 29 with American film-maker Julie Wyman (presentation in English) who was an artist-in-residence at the Siena Art Institute in 2019. Streaming live from the Siena Art Institute's Facebook page, speaking about her current work amidst this current global crisis, part of StARTers Live! our ongoing series of conversations with creative professionals around the world every Tuesday and Friday at 17:30 Siena/ 11:30 NYC.
Julie Wyman is a filmmaker and performer whose work aims to challenge and expand our culture's narrow range of represented bodies. Her documentary films engage issues of embodiment, body image, gender, and the politics, possibilities, and problematics of media spectatorship. Her 2012 documentary STRONG! about Cheryl Haworth premiered at AFI Silverdocs, screened in theaters nationally, and was broadcast nationally as the closing film of the 10th season of PBS’s Emmy award winning series, Independent Lens, where it won the series’ Audience Award. Wyman’s work has been awarded support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Independent Television Service and the Creative Capital Foundation. Her films, includingBuoyant (2005) and A Boy Named Sue (2000), have aired on Showtime, MTV’s LOGO-TV, and have been exhibited at New York's MoMA, London's National Film Theater, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, the Wexner Art Center, the Walker Art Center, and the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut. Wyman is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Cinema and Digital Media at UC Davis.
The broadcast event on May 29 is part of our ongoing series StARTers Live! conversations with creative professionals around the world discussing art in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. You can follow the live streams of our series through the Siena Art Institute's facebook page (www.facebook/sienaart) at 17:30 Italy time/ 16:30 London/ 11:30 NYC/ 08:30 Los Angeles or use this time zone converter to know what time it will be where you are: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20200529T070000&p1=3725&p2=136&p3=179&p4=64&p5=137&p6=240
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For the full calendar of the Spring 2020 season of StARTers live talks, click here.