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Flaherty NYC - NEW LANGUAGE ACQUISITION - TUES Feb 12

02/12/19

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12-02-2019 12:00:00 12-02-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Flaherty NYC - NEW LANGUAGE ACQUISITION - TUES Feb 12 Flaherty NYC - NEW LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PROGRAM 3: NEW LANGUAGE ACQUISITION TUESDAY, Feb 12 at 7pm Anthology Film Archives Flaherty NYC programmed by Mary Helena Clark and Alexander Stewart Series co-presented with Pioneer Works Sara Magenheimer in person for a discussion moderated by Sukhdev Sandhu Associate Professor in the Department of English at NYU and founder of the Colloquium For Unpopular Culture. Co-presented with Colloquium for Unpopular Culture The experience of encountering a language you do not understand, with its opacities, surface poetics, and implications of meaning, is central to this program. “New Language Acquisition” begins by exploring possibilities for linguistic, nonverbal, and spatial communication. Conversely, techniques of deconstruction serve as a means to decode or untether the semiological. What can an image and sound sign? What is deemed legible or illegible? In the words of writer and artist Mel Baggs: “I find it very interesting…that failure to learn your language is seen as a deficit, but failure to learn my language is so natural that people like me are officially described as ‘mysterious’ and ‘puzzling,’ rather than anyone admitting that it is themselves who are confused.” Rei Hayama with LEVE SIMULATION OF IMPOSSIBLE 2017-18, 2 min, sound piece Oliver Laric UNTITLED 2014-15, 6 min, digital Keewatin Dewdney THE MALTESE CROSS MOVEMENT 1967, 8 min, 16mm Sara Magenheimer SLOW ZOOM LONG PAUSE 2015, 13 min, digital Paul Glabicki OBJECT CONVERSATION 1985, 10 min, 16mm Wojciech Bakowski DRY STANDPIPE 2012, 12 min, digital Barbara Hammer SYNC TOUCH 1981, 12 min, 16mm Total running time: ca. 70 min. Tues, Feb 12 at 7:00. For a complete description of the films and director bios visit: http://flahertyseminar.org/2019/01/08/program-language-acquisition/ For full series details visit: http://flahertyseminar.org/puzzling-2019-winter-spring-flaherty-nyc/ Tickets can be purchased at the box office starting at 6:30pm at Anthology Film Archives (32 Second Avenue at 2nd Street). Please note seating is limited. Tickets available day of screening. Doors open 6:30pm. COME EARLY TO GET YOUR TICKETS! SERIES CO-PRESENTER Pioneer Works is a cultural center dedicated to experimentation, education, and production across disciplines. Through a broad range of educational programs, performances, residencies, and exhibitions, Pioneer Works transcends disciplinary boundaries to foster a community where alternative modes of thought are activated and supported. We strive to make culture accessible to all. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=351618 Anthology Film Archive Anthology Film Archive

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Flaherty NYC - NEW LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

PROGRAM 3: NEW LANGUAGE ACQUISITION TUESDAY, Feb 12 at 7pm Anthology Film Archives

Flaherty NYC programmed by Mary Helena Clark and Alexander Stewart Series co-presented with Pioneer Works

Sara Magenheimer in person for a discussion moderated by Sukhdev Sandhu Associate Professor in the Department of English at NYU and founder of the Colloquium For Unpopular Culture.

Co-presented with Colloquium for Unpopular Culture

The experience of encountering a language you do not understand, with its opacities, surface poetics, and implications of meaning, is central to this program. “New Language Acquisition” begins by exploring possibilities for linguistic, nonverbal, and spatial communication. Conversely, techniques of deconstruction serve as a means to decode or untether the semiological. What can an image and sound sign? What is deemed legible or illegible? In the words of writer and artist Mel Baggs: “I find it very interesting…that failure to learn your language is seen as a deficit, but failure to learn my language is so natural that people like me are officially described as ‘mysterious’ and ‘puzzling,’ rather than anyone admitting that it is themselves who are confused.”

Rei Hayama with LEVE SIMULATION OF IMPOSSIBLE 2017-18, 2 min, sound piece Oliver Laric UNTITLED 2014-15, 6 min, digital Keewatin Dewdney THE MALTESE CROSS MOVEMENT 1967, 8 min, 16mm Sara Magenheimer SLOW ZOOM LONG PAUSE 2015, 13 min, digital Paul Glabicki OBJECT CONVERSATION 1985, 10 min, 16mm Wojciech Bakowski DRY STANDPIPE 2012, 12 min, digital Barbara Hammer SYNC TOUCH 1981, 12 min, 16mm

Total running time: ca. 70 min. Tues, Feb 12 at 7:00.

For a complete description of the films and director bios visit: http://flahertyseminar.org/2019/01/08/program-language-acquisition/

For full series details visit: http://flahertyseminar.org/puzzling-2019-winter-spring-flaherty-nyc/

Tickets can be purchased at the box office starting at 6:30pm at Anthology Film Archives (32 Second Avenue at 2nd Street).

Please note seating is limited. Tickets available day of screening. Doors open 6:30pm. COME EARLY TO GET YOUR TICKETS!

SERIES CO-PRESENTER Pioneer Works is a cultural center dedicated to experimentation, education, and production across disciplines. Through a broad range of educational programs, performances, residencies, and exhibitions, Pioneer Works transcends disciplinary boundaries to foster a community where alternative modes of thought are activated and supported. We strive to make culture accessible to all.

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