Dani (Leventhal) ReStack will present an artist talk in the Fine Art Department at Newcastle University next week for the final event of our 2018/19 visiting speaker programme. ReStack's work was last screened in the North East as part of Charlotte Prodger's residency for the Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival in 2017.
Tuesday May 21st
Fine Art Lecture Theatre at Newcastle Univ.
Dani (Leventhal) Restack) is an Assistant Professor of Drawing at the Ohio State University. In 2003 she received an MFA in studio arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago and, in 2009, an MFA in film/video from Bard College. Her videos and works on paper are tactile meditations on community, intimacy, care and cruelty. An intuitive approach to filming and editing produces forms that are akin to found footage, often sensual and highly affecting. She has screened her single-channel videos at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Gene Siskel Film Center, MoMA PS1, Cine Cycle, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Union Docs, Views from the Avant-Garde and Anthology Film Archives. Leventhal Restack has been the recipient of the Wexner Center Film/Video Residency, the Milton Avery Fine Arts Award, and the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Visual Arts Grant. Her drawings are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and Yale University.