August 27th, 2016
@ Squeaky Wheel
$7 General | Free for members
Wenhua Shi returns to Buffalo as part of the closing week of his exhibit, A YEAR FROM MONDAY, to present his moving image work! A conversation with Media Arts Curator Ekrem Serdar will follow the screening.
Walking Cycle, 8min, digital, sound, 2016
Descending a Staircase, 6min, digital, sound 2014
Palimpsest I, 6min, digital, sound, 1972
Palimpsest II, 6min, digital, sound, 2012
Palimpsest III, 12min, digital, sound 2014
Originally trained as a doctor in China, Wenhua Shi departed from the medical field and began working in radio and TV in his hometown of Wuhan. In 2000, he came to the US and began studying with with the experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage and Phil Solomon at the University of Colorado, Boulder. There he began making and exploring film/ Sound as and earned his BA & BFA. In 2009 he graduated with MFA from Art Practice at the University of California, at Berkeley. Since then his new works integrate new media, sounds, and installations. His work have been screened or exhibited at Pacific Film Archive, European Media Art Festival, Black Maria Film Festival, Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the National Museum of Film, Photography and Television (UK) ,Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, Denver Contemporary Museum of Art, Beijing Film Academy, Berlin International Directors Lounge, The Jack Kerouac School of Naropa University, and dozens of international film festivals, including Ann Arbor, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bradford, and Mexico City.West Bund 2013: a Biennale of Architecture and Contemporary art, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism, International Arte Laguna Prize, Finalists Exhibition,The Arsenale of Venice, Venice, Italy.