Holding Space: The Museum Collects artist Brent Green presents his new short film A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018, at the Self-Taught Genius Gallery in Long Island City. He will also give an overview of his creative practice, which brings together object making, storytelling, and video art.
Brent Green is a self-taught visual artist and filmmaker. His films have screened, often with live musical accompaniment, at many venues including MoMA, J. Paul Getty Museum, Walker Art Center, Hammer Museum, The Kitchen, Boston MFA, Wexner Center for the Arts, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Rotterdam Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, as well as on rooftops and in warehouses and galleries throughout the globe. Often, his sculptural work and large-scale installations are displayed alongside his animated films, most recently with solo exhibitions at the ASU Art Museum, Site Santa Fe, 21c/Art Without Walls, Diverseworks Houston and the Berkeley Art Museum. Green is represented by the Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC.
Image credit: Brent Green, A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness (2018), video still