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where to from here is a podcast presented by Moonplay Cinema, an artist-driven community supporting women, non-binary, and trans filmmakers and moving image artists. www.moonplaycinema.org
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#6: Season 1 Epilogue
Welcome to episode five of where to from here, a podcast series hosted by artist Jes Reyes. Its formation is both a result and a response to postponing Moonplay Cinema's first season of in-person programming due to COVID-19 safety protocols. Today's episode concludes Season One with an epilogue from Jes. Follow Moonplay on Instagram: @moonplaycinema Email: moonplaycinema@gmail.com www.moonplaycinema.org Theme music by Jes Reyes. Original recording date: July 25, 2021
05:17
July 25, 2021
#5: Jes with Kiera Faber, Andrea Shaker, and Molly Parker Stuart on where to from here
Welcome to episode five of where to from here, a podcast series hosted by artist Jes Reyes. Its formation is both a result and a response to postponing Moonplay Cinema's first season of in-person programming due to COVID-19 safety protocols. Today's episode features Jes in conversation with Kiera Faber, Andrea Shaker, and Molly Parker Stuart. This episode brings the group back together to reflect over Moonplay, building a consortium, and what we have created by being open to trying something different.  Follow Moonplay on Instagram: @moonplaycinema Email: moonplaycinema@gmail.com www.moonplaycinema.org Theme music by Jes Reyes. Original recording date: January 9, 2021
35:60
July 25, 2021
#4: Jes with Kiera Faber
Welcome to episode four of where to from here, a podcast series hosted by artist Jes Reyes. Its formation is both a result and a response to postponing Moonplay Cinema's first season of in-person programming due to COVID-19 safety protocols. Today's episode features Kiera Faber. Kiera Faber is an artist working with materiality and texture through the mediums of animated experimental film, photography, and drawing. Her auteur, award winning films are entirely crafted by hand.  Each film involves extensive drawing, sculpture, and painting for sets, puppet stop motion animations, and other forms of frame-by-frame animation.  Faber creates visually complex and richly evocative surreal worlds where themes of loss and trauma are explored through enigmatic abstract narratives. Faber's work is internationally screened and exhibited at film festivals, galleries, and museums, most notably the South Bend Museum of Art, DeVos Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Photography, George Eastman Museum, and the Walker Art Center. She received her MFA from the Visual Studies Workshop after completing a BA in Psychology from the University of Rochester. In 2018, Faber received a McKnight Fellowship in Media Arts. She has received numerous regional grants and two film production grants from the Jerome Foundation (2013, 2019). Faber currently is in production on her next animated film, The Garden Sees Fire, supported in part by the Jerome Foundation. Faber is a Luxembourger/American and currently resides in Minnesota. See clips from Kiera's films here. Follow Moonplay on Instagram: @moonplaycinema Email: moonplaycinema@gmail.com www.moonplaycinema.org Theme music by Jes Reyes. Original recording date: December 19, 2020
38:39
July 25, 2021
#3: Jes with Andrea Shaker
Welcome to episode three of where to from here, a podcast series hosted by artist Jes Reyes. Its formation is both a result and a response to postponing Moonplay Cinema's first season of in-person programming due to COVID-19 safety protocols. Today's episode features Andrea Shaker. Andrea Shaker is a professor of art at the College of St. Benedict | St. John’s University. She earned her BA from Georgetown University and her MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign. Her films have screened at the Walker Art Center, Mizna’s Arab Film Festival, and Altered Esthetics Film Festival. Her written work home. not home. (bayt. laysa bayt.) is included in the publication Women, Citizenship, and Photographies (Liverpool University Press). She is a 2019 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist initiative grant. She serves on the Executive Board of New Arab American Theater Works. View clips from Andrea's film ON BAYT here. Follow Moonplay on Instagram: @moonplaycinema Email: moonplaycinema@gmail.com www.moonplaycinema.org Theme music by Jes Reyes. Original recording date: December 5, 2020
34:40
July 25, 2021
#2: Jes with Molly Parker Stuart
Welcome to episode two of where to from here, a podcast series hosted by artist Jes Reyes. Its formation is both a result and a response to postponing Moonplay Cinema's first season of in-person programming due to COVID-19 safety protocols.  Today's episode features Molly Parker Stuart.  Molly Parker Stuart is an interdisciplinary artist best known for her work in experimental video. Molly works with and within digital structures to transform the digital artifacts generated by the social structures that affect her life. Artifacts that represent difficult or oppressive experiences. This data is broken down into its constituent parts and used to create video works that speak directly to the body, to convey a whole body experience of beauty. View a clip from Molly's work here.  Follow Moonplay on Instagram: @moonplaycinema Email: moonplaycinema@gmail.com www.moonplaycinema.org Theme music by Jes Reyes. Original recording date: November 21, 2020
35:41
July 25, 2021
#1: Jes with Kiera Faber, Andrea Shaker, and Molly Parker Stuart on filmmaking, artistic process, uncertainty, and life and work during COVID times.
Welcome to the first episode of where to from here, a podcast series hosted by artist Jes Reyes. Its formation is both a result and a response to postponing Moonplay Cinema's first season of in-person programming due to COVID-19 safety protocols. The podcast starts with Jes talking with Kiera Faber, Andrea Shaker, and Molly Parker Stuart. Topics include filmmaking, artistic process, uncertainty, and life and work during COVID times. Following episodes of season one include individual conversations with each artist, along with the artists coming back together to reflect on the possibilities of Moonplay and the podcast.  Follow Moonplay on Instagram: @moonplaycinema Email: moonplaycinema@gmail.com www.moonplaycinema.org Theme music by Jes Reyes.  Original recording date: October 24, 2020
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July 25, 2021