• Lost Motion

Streaming—Janie Geiser: Mysteries and Unearthed Histories

Available January 29–March 13, 2022
Presented with a prerecorded interview with the filmmaker.

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Recorded Conversation
Janie Geiser
Available January 29–March 13

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Janie Geiser is a multidisciplinary American artist whose practice includes performance, film, installation, and visual art. Her work in collage animation has been central to her artistic output for more than twenty-five years. Using painted cutouts, vintage materials, found objects, live action, still photography, and manipulations of light and shadow, she creates imaginary worlds that explore memory, language, and identity. Her approach to sound is equally evocative. From The Red Book, which was nominated to the National Film Registry, to her more recent works, Geiser’s films are influenced by surrealism, psychology, art history, design, and Americana, and they reveal a unique and accomplished vision.

— Susan Oxtoby

Films in this Screening

The Red Book

Janie Geiser, United States, 1994

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The Secret Story

Janie Geiser, United States, 1996

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  • Digital streaming
  • 12 mins
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Immer Zu

Janie Geiser, United States, 1997

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  • Digital streaming
  • 9 mins
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Lost Motion

Janie Geiser, United States, 1999

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  • Digital streaming
  • 11 mins
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Magnetic Sleep, Episode 1

Janie Geiser, United States, 2006–09

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  • Digital streaming
  • 8 mins
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  • Janie Geiser

Look and Learn

Janie Geiser, United States, 2017

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  • Digital streaming
  • 11 mins
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Reverse Shadow

Janie Geiser, United States, 2019

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  • Digital streaming
  • 8 mins
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Valeria Street

Janie Geiser, United States, 2018

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  • Digital streaming
  • 12 mins
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