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Artellewa Art Space screens films by Fern Silva

Experimental short films by award-winning artist and filmmaker Fern Silva will be screened next Saturday at Artellewa Art Space

Ahram Online, Sunday 19 Jun 2011
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On Saturday 25 June New York City based artist/filmmaker Fern Silva will be presenting his most recent short experimental films at Artellewa Art Space.

Silva's website describes him as "an active filmmaker whose personal journeys and impulsive disposition give rise to his visionary process.He has created a body of film, video, and projection work that conveys a congruent existence through the aesthetics of reflections and detriments within controlled microcosms."

His work has been screened and performed at various festivals, galleries, museums and cinematheques including International Film Festival Rotterdam, New York Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Anthology Film Archive, San Francisco Cinematheque, European Media Art Festival, MediaCity Film Festival, World Film Festival of Bangkok, Biennale Bandits-Mages, Roulette Gallery, White Box Gallery, and MOMA P.S.1. He is the recent recipient of the prestigious Gus Van Sant award for best experimental film at the Ann Arbor Film Festival and was listed as one of the top 25 filmmakers for the 21st Century in Film Comment magazine

The screenings will start at 7:30 pm at Artellewa Art Space, located at 19 Mohamed Ali El Esairy street in Ard El Lewa, Giza, Cairo.

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