Lawrence Jordan: Our Lady of the Sphere
Sidney Peterson: The Cage
Kidlat Tahimik: Perfumed Nightmare
Sidney Peterson’s dazzlingly strange and wonderful films transform 1940s San Francisco into a bizarre dreamscape.
Uncanny landscapes and mysterious journeys emerge in five works constructed from repurposed materials by Phil Solomon, Lawrence Jordan, Shambhavi Kaul, and Joseph Cornell.
A Cape Canaveral–obsessed Filipino slowly awakens from his “cocoon of Americanized dreams” in Kidlat Tahimik’s hallucinatory essay film. “Reminds one that invention, insolence, enchantment, even innocence, are still available to film” (Susan Sontag).