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Artist organization, GLOVEBOX is hosting its first ever film festival June 11th at the Somerville Theatre. This juried festival will showcase short films and animations from emerging artists. The Festival is also hosting a mini poetry slam in between films.



Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Experimental Film Artist: Douglas Urbank


Douglas Urbank is an artist and experimental filmmaker.  He is co-host of a radio program “The Pinwheels of Your Mind,” devoted to experimental, improvisational, and other unconventional music and sound art, on Boston College’s WZBC, and a member of the Fort Point Arts Community and Fort Point Theatre Channel.  He has a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University with a focus on sculpture and drawing.  And is an identical twin.
 
Both Migration and Mother are made from hand altered 16 mm and super 8 mm film.  Sound for both is by composer and experimental saxophonist, Jorrit Dijkstra (http://www.jorritdijkstra.com/).  The Migration soundtrack was improvised and recorded live during a presentation of the film as part of a Church of the Advent Library Concert Series program, February 2011. Both Films are Official Selections of the Glovebox Short Film and Animation Festival. 

Still Frames from Film, Migration




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