The West is a place that exists as much on screen as it does in reality. This program of short experimental films by Colorado filmmakers curated by artists Eric Stewart and Taylor Dunne traces the distance between the photograph and the frontier. Featuring works by members of the Denver based collective Process Reversal: Sarah Biagini,Andy, Busti, Eric Coombs, Taylor Dunne, Curt Heiner and Eric Stewart.
Eric Stewart (b. 1985;Chicago, Illinois) is an interdisciplinary multimedia artist and educator. Working predominantly with 16mm film his artistic practice invokesphotochemical and darkroom processes to investigate landscape, place andcultural identity in the American West. He holds a BFA from the School ofthe Art Institute of Chicago, an MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulderand is currently an Assistant Professor in Photography at Adams StateUniversity in the beautiful San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado.
Taylor Dunne is a filmmaker, curator, research fiend and university lecturer based in Colorado’s San Luis Valley and the Catskill Mountains of New York State. She has an affinity for photographic processes,amateur film, the personal archive and the history of the cinematic apparatus. She is currently producing her first feature length project, an essay film and digital archive, that interrogates histories and sites of nuclear weapons testing, manufacturing and anti-nuclear activism in the American Southwest.