Events Calendar

PLASMA-Performances, Lectures & Screenings of Media Art presents

Kirsten Johnson

Presenter:
Kirsten Johnson
Presenter Affiliation:
Filmmaker
Location:
Center for the Arts, Room 112
Campus:
North Campus
Date:
4/24/17
Time:
6:30 p.m.
Cost:
Free, and open to the public
Sponsor:
UB's (CAS) Dept. of Media Study and co-sponsored by UB Depts. of Art, English, Philosophy, and Romance Languages & Literatures, and Squeaky Wheel Media Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
Web site:
http://mediastudy.buffalo.edu/plasma/plasma/
Kirsten Johnson graduated from Brown University in 1987, with a BA in Fine Arts and Literature. After two years in West Africa working on local fiction and documentary film projects, she attended the FEMIS (the French National Film School) in Paris. Since graduating from the FEMIS cinematography department in 1994, she has directed 4 shorts and works frequently as a cinematographer. Kirsten is editing her first feature film "Foreign Body". Her most recent film, "Deadline" (co-director and cinematographer) premiered at Sundance 2004 and was picked up for an NBC primetime broadcast (details at www.deadlinethemovie.com). "Asylum", a short documentary, she shot in Ghana, was nominated for an Academy Award in 2004.