Out of the Vault

March 5–April 11, 2021

Highlighting works from BAMPFA collections, we celebrate the publication of two new books: Serene for the Moment: Sara Kathryn Arledge, edited by Irene Georgia Tsatsos; and Media Burn: Ant Farm and the Making of an Image, by Steve Seid.

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  • Sara Kathryn Arledge glass slide transparency

  • Media Burn. Photo: Diane Andrews Hall

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  • Sara Kathryn Arledge’s Films and Art


    Available March 5–March 21
    Sunday, March 14, 5 PM PST: Livestream illustrated presentation by Irene Georgia Tsatsos and reading by Kerry Laitala

    To mark the publication of the first book on the painter and experimental filmmaker Sara Kathryn Arledge (1911–1998), Serene for the Moment: Sara Kathryn Arledge, we present a selection of her films and hand-painted glass slide transparencies.

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  • Media Burn and Illustrated Lecture by Steve Seid


    Available March 24–April 11
    Thursday, April 1, 7 PM PST: Livestream conversation: Steve Seid and John Rogers

    To celebrate former BAMPFA video curator Steve Seid’s new book, Media Burn: Ant Farm and the Making of an Image, we present Media Burn, the video work, and an illustrated lecture about the little-known backstory of Ant Farm’s legendary 1975 conceptual performance.

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