Short Film Screening
June 7th 2011, Tuesday, 20.30
New York City based artist/film-maker Fern Silva will be presenting his most recent short films at Apartment Project.
Since 2005, Fern Silva has been an active filmmaker whose personal journeys and impulsery 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. He travels the world capturing these ephemeral?moments and weaves them together creating abstracted essays packed with emotion and humor.
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 Film-makers for the 21st Century in Film Comment magazine. He received his MFA from Bard College and a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art.