Visiting Artist: Karen Yasinsky
814 W. Broad Street
Lecture: Feb. 15th, 2017, 3pm
Sponsored by the Department of Kinetic Imaging, animator and video installation artist, Karen Yasinsky, will give a lecture on February 15th, 2017 at The Depot.
Karen Yasinsky is an artist and a filmmaker working with experimental film, animation and drawing. Currently based in Baltimore, Maryland, she teaches courses dealing with surrealism, the aesthetics of video language as well as animation and experimental video at Johns Hopkins University in Film and Media Studies.
Her video installations and drawings have been enjoyed by an international audience at renowned galleries and venues including the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art in New York, UCLA’s Hammer Museum in L.A., and Kunst Werke, Berlin. Her work has screened at MoMA, the NY Film Festival’s Views from the Avant Garde and the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
She is also a Guggenheim fellow, a fellow of the American Academy in Berlin and the American Academy in Rome, the recipient of a 2010 Baker Award and a Yale School of Art Alumna.
For more information and to check out Karen’s work, visit her Vimeo page here.