Experimental film maker Larry Gottheim to Islington Mill for a two day mini residency where he will be showing his life work on 16mm film on Weds 24th and Thurs 25th May.
Over the two days Larry will be showing Four Shadows (1978), Tree Of Knowledge (1980), Mnemosyne Mother Of Muses (1986), Machete Gillete… Mama (1989), Our Television Traveler (1991) & Chants And Dances For Hand (1991 – 2016) as well as talking about his work and following the films with a Q&A. Plus Mary Stark will be projecting & exhibiting a new piece of work.
Larry Gottheim was born in 1936. He studied music and literature at University, before receiving his PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale University. Larry started the Cinema Department at Binghamton University, which was the first regular undergraduate program that dealt with cinema as a personal art. Larry maintained his professorship for a time there, teaching filmmaking and aesthetics. As an artist, Larry’s films have been shown in Museums, Festivals, Universities, Art Schools and other venues in North America and Europe.