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Kara Walker: Event #7

Kara Walker had some interesting things to say about race that caught my attention. She says that a lot of times in film, the lives of the back characters wouldn’t be shown in the same way as the white characters. The black characters lives would be in the margarine of the story compared to the …

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David Lynch and Susie Pearl: Event #5

Mediation is something I’ve Never considered doing until watching this video. Part of my interest now definitely had to do with David Lynch because I naturally want to trust what he says because I like him as a person. David Lynch talks about how anyone can meditate, and it can fill a whole that someone …

Benjamin Lowder Event #4

Listening to Benjamin Lowder speak about ancient Egypt was really interesting. He used a lot of PowerPoint presentation type stuff but he wasn’t very reliant on the PowerPoint because he was only using it to show pictures, while he talked for awhile about just projects here. Benjamin Lowder talked a lot about geodesic domes, as …

Michele Leigh & Lora Mjolsness: Event #3

Michele Leigh and Lora Mjolsness shared a few interesting and unique animated films during their presentation. The main topic of their lecture was the importance of learning about and respecting the work of female filmmakers from the Soviet Union and Russia. They showed some very old animated short films that felt like a completely new …