Image by Eric McNatt for the 2017 Queer|Art Community Portrait Project
Legendary lesbian experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer (1939-2019) died this March from endometrioid ovarian cancer tumors, which she approached with similar experimental and fearless nature that she did every thing in her own life, and by which she fundamentally discovered comfort, acceptance, and brand brand new purpose. In her own last years, she worked difficult to be sure we—as a residential area of buddies, peers, and fellow artists—were prepared with this moment: talking out through lectures, shows, and interviews about one’s directly to perish whenever coping with terminal disease; organizing on her behalf archive of individual documents, research, and films become safeguarded by the Beinecke Library at Yale; and developing with Queer|Art, in her name, this grant for lesbian experimental filmmakers.
The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking give is an annual grant awarded to self-identified lesbians to make visionary moving-image art. The grant is supported straight by funds supplied by her estate and administered through Queer|Art by lesbians for lesbians, with a rotating panel of judges. Inside her final month or two with us, Barbara chose to boost the grant amount, as she comprehended very well that a little bit of monetary assistance might make an impact in a task. In 2010 Queer|Art is pleased to announce that the grant has grown to $6,000.
The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant is a yearly grant that’ll be granted to self-identified lesbians to make visionary moving-image art. Work could be experimental animation, experimental documentary, experimental narrative, cross-genre, or entirely experimental. Candidates needs to be located in the U.S. This grant had been founded by Hammer in 2017 to provide required help to moving-image art created by lesbians. The grant is supported directly by funds given by Hammer and administered through Queer|Art by lesbians for lesbians, with a rotating panel of judges. At the time of 2019, the grant is $6000.
Queer|Art Gifts “The Hammer Mix: Years” at MoMA
Wednesday, November 13 at 7pmThe Museum of contemporary Art – Titus 1 Theater
Vital Indications. 1991. By Barbara Hammer. Image thanks to the Barbara Hammer Estate and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), brand New York.
Queer|Art together with Museum of contemporary Art form teams with regards to their very first co-presentation on Wednesday, November 13th at 7pm with “The Hammer Mix: Decades, ” a special night of screenings and discussion arranged honoring popular musician and filmmaker Barbara Hammer (1939-2019), whose respected imaginative profession spanned more than six years. This system features an assessment of short films made across those years and certainly will explore several of Hammer’s many diverse imaginative passions, including love and closeness, travel and peoples connection, in addition to art and politics of dying. N. Scott Johnson will perform a particular real time accompaniment to Hammer’s 2018 movie “Evidentiary Bodies”. A post-screening discussion with movie historian Sarah Keller, musician A.K. Burns, therefore the champion for the 2018 Barbara Hammer give for Lesbian Experimental Filmmakers Miatta Kawinzi, moderated by program curator Vanessa Haroutunian, will think about Hammer’s impact on past, current, and generations to come of designers.
Seats available October that is starting 30
Several Orgasm, 1976, by Barbara Hammer. Image thanks to the Barbara Hammer Estate and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), nyc
Movie Lineup Clay you are loved by me II. 1968-69. By Barbara Hammer. 5 min.
Several Orgasm. 1976. By Barbara Hammer. 6 min. 16mm printing thanks to Canyon Cinema.
Vever (for Barbara). 2019. Directed by Deborah Stratman, Camera & Voice by Barbara Hammer (1975). 12 min.
Do you need to Meet Your Neighbor? A Brand New York Subway Tape. 1985. By Barbara Hammer. 13 min.
Vital Indications. 1991. United States Of America. By Barbara Hammer. 10 min. 16mm print courtesy of the Academy movie Archive.
Evidentiary Bodies. 2018. United States Of America. By Barbara Hammer. 9 min. With real time accompaniment by N. Scott Johnson.
New Filmmaker that is orleans-Based Alli Wins the 2019 Barbara Hammer Give
Nevertheless from Ebony Silk Stocking (2018), a music video clip for Special Interest. Directed by Alli Logout
Queer|Art is excited to announce New Orleans-based filmmaker and performance musician Alli Logout because the champion regarding the 2019 Hammer give. Logout ended up being certainly one of 65 applicants whom sent applications for the Hammer grant in its 3rd 12 months, having a task currently enh2d “Sis, is it the conclusion of the whole world?. ” Logout’s piece is a movie task that intimately follows the indulgently radical life of six southern, black colored, queer, and trans enthusiasts and musical organization mates while they take care of each other, challenge, and employ revelrous direct action to push America to its breaking point.
Alli Logout, image due to the artist