Press Releases tagged with Film

Yorgo Alexopoulos, Transits.


Released: June 1, 2014

Just in time for the month of the Summer Solstice, Yorgo Alexopoulos’s site-specific June Midnight Moment will fill 42 large LED screens with abstracted celestial forms, creating a virtual solar system in Times Square. The artist’s film, titled Transits, will premiere just before midnight on Sunday, June 1st, and play every night throughout the month from 11:57 p.m. to midnight. Midnight Moment is a monthly presentation of The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. New York-based artist Yorgo Alexopoulos is best known for his innovative use of new media...

Still from Local/Express


Released: March 27, 2014

The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts have partnered with Tribeca Film Institute® (TFI) for the second time to present April’s Midnight Moment. This month’s film, Local/Express,  is made by some of the 20 participants in this year’s Tribeca Film Fellows® program, a year-long fellowship for New York City students aged 16-18. The film will premiere on Times Square’s spectacular billboards just before midnight on Wednesday, April 1st, and play every night throughout April from 11:57 p.m.–midnight.   Local/Express is an excerpt from a short piece c...

Zach Nader.  Still from "optional features shown"

Zach Nader's Film is the March "Midnight Moment" in Times Square

Released: February 24, 2014

March’s Midnight Moment, a presentation of the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts, features artist Zach Nader’s film optional features shown, examining what happens when the product for sale is a mere ghost and the background comes to the foreground. The video will premiere on Times Square’s billboards just before midnight on Saturday, March 1st, and play every night throughout March from 11:57 p.m.–midnight. For March’s Midnight Moment, TSAC and Times Square Arts have partnered with Moving Image, a video, film, and new media art fairthat will take place M...

Jay Scheib: The Disinherited.


Released: December 23, 2013

Times Square Arts presents three free screenings of director Jay Scheib’s The Disinherited, a live feature film that he will shoot in real time at The Kitchen during performances of Platonov, his adaptation of Anton Chekov’s first full-length play. Starring an ensemble cast that includes Mikeah Ernest Jennings, Sarita Choudhury and Tony Torn, Scheib’s “live cinema performance” will screen at AMC Empire 25 (234 West 42nd St, New York, NY 10036) at 8:00 p.m. on January 8th, 15th and 22nd.  Free tickets are available via the Times Square Arts website at

Water Panics in the Sea by Lalah Khorramian.


Released: January 6, 2014

Visual artist Laleh Khorramian will showcase her mystical film Water Panics in the Sea this January,launching the 2014 Midnight Moment program. The film follows the voyage of a ghost ship as it traverses the ocean waters, turning the “Crossroads of the World” into the “Crossroads of the Seas.”  Midnight Moment, a presentation of the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts, is the largest coordinated effort in history by the sign operators in Times Square to display synchronized, cutting-edge creative content on electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks through...

Call for Entries – 3rd Annual All Photography Online Art Competition

Call for Entries – 3rd Annual All Photography Online Art Competition

Released: December 20, 2013

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 3rd Annual “All Photography” online art competition for the month of January 2014.  Photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion in to the Gallery’s February 2014 online group art exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all photographers regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. All digital, film, manipulated, alternative photographic and printing processes will be accepted in...

 Shoja Azari, ilm still_The King of Black, 2013.  HD color video, 25 min.

Shoja Azari: FAKE Idyllic Life

Released: November 14, 2013

FAKE: Idyllic Life New Works by Shoja Azari November 14 – December 14, 2013 Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to present new painting installations and video works by Shoja Azari that seamlessly intertwine myth with reality, quotation with intervention in order to examine the integral roles played by history and context in depictions of the Islamic world. Originally trained as a filmmaker and as a video artist, Azari over the last seven years has been incorporating elements of the moving picture with brush strokes to create a distinctive body of work that redefines filmmaking while ...

Marian Ilmestys — The Annunciation [screenshot, 2010 28:30 min 3-channel projected installation; 16:9/1:1,78, Dolby Digital 5.1 original language Finnish, English subtitles Courtesy of the Artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York and Paris © Antti Ruusuvuori

FIrst major U.S. exhibition of Finnish artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Olentoja (Creatures) opens at Davis Museum September 18

Released: September 12, 2013

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Olentoja (Creatures), the first multi-installation presentation at a U.S. museum by the internationally renowned Finnish artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila, opening September 18, 2013 in the Chandler, Bronfman and Freedman galleries.  On view through January 5, 2014, the exhibition is free and open to the general public.  An opening reception with the artist will be held on September 18 from 5:30-8 p.m. “Eija-Liisa Ahtila is best known for her lushly beautiful and psychologically intense videos, and for the precise calibr...

Lot 2593, "The Birth of a Nation" Sterling Statuette.  Mounted Ku Klux Klansman commemorating the silent film "The Birth of a Nation," ca.  1915, Estimate: $5,000-7,000.  Engraved, “The Clansman" and “To David Wark Griffith in Appreciation from Robert Goldstein".  Note: D.W.  Griffith was the director of “The Birth of a Nation" and Robert Goldstein supplied the costumes.  “The Clansman" is the name of the book on which “The Birth of a Nation" was based.

Shocking Artifact of Film History, Hidden for Decades, Emerges at Rago Auctions to Tell Its Story

Released: September 5, 2013

Many unusual items find their way to the Monday Walk-in Appraisal Days at Rago Arts and Auction Center. But no one working on June 17 was prepared for what came through the doors: a sterling silver statuette depicting a Ku Klux Klansman, mounted and charging in full regalia. The statuette, hidden in an attic for decades, emerged in a house clean-out. The house had descended in a family that had owned vaudeville houses and movie theaters. The owners were advised to scrap the statuette for the silver, but they saw what Rago did:  on one side of its base is written “The Clansman” and ...

ArtSynergies: TRANSFERMATIONS, Mixed Media Digital Printmaking, Roadside Lily, Barbara Doyle, Cotuit Center for the Arts.

Art is Electric at the Boston Cyberarts Festival

Released: April 18, 2011

Art and technology converge at the highly anticipated seventh Boston Cyberarts Festival when artists, filmmakers, dancers, musicians and visionary thinkers come together to bring the best in digitally inspired creativity to Greater Boston. The Festival, a collaboration of visual and performing artists, cultural organi­zations, educators and high-technology professionals, will be headquartered at the newly opened Atlantic Wharf, and take place at museums, galleries, theatres, artist’s studios, schools and public spaces in and around the Boston area, and online from April 22 through May 8...

Print Making Demonstration

2010 Los Angeles Art Show Programming includes Symposia Series, Film, Demonstrations, Live Performance Art, Sculpture Garden and Special Exhibitions

Released: January 6, 2010

The 15th Annual Los Angeles Art Show announces 2010 Show programming. Presented by the Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA) and KR Martindale Show Management, the Los Angeles Art Show programming is a forum for exchange, engagement and enjoyment of art.  Programming will take place January 21-24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will feature art discussions led by notable curators, architects, a film screening, curated exhibitions and children’s art activities. The Los Angeles Art Show will debut its first annual Guest Country Program.  Beginning in 2010, the Guest Co...

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