Manipulate Festival: Animated Womxn: Aaronimation

Enjoy a compilation of seven short experimental animated films by legendary American artist and animator Jane Aaron (1948-2015).

Manipulate Festival: Animated Womxn: Aaronimation

About Manipulate Festival: Animated Womxn: Aaronimation

Listed Under Film Events / Online Events

A compilation of seven short experimental animated films by legendary American artist and animator Jane Aaron (1948-2015). Imaginative colourful drawings and fabricated objects are pixilated on location in New York City, Catskill Mountains, Lake Placid NY, Long Island, MacDowell Colony NH, San Francisco, and Death Valley CA. No digital or optical effects were used in filming.

Aaron’s experimental animations, compiled in the half-hour Aaronimation, are quintessentially cinematic.

One frame at a time filmed with her Bolex camera, the films explore qualities unique to pre-digital movie-making augmented by Jane’s own handmade production tools and techniques.

The works capture an era of 16mm filmmaking that is now frozen in history by obsolescence of the film medium.

Seeing as a series, the viewer observes and understands the development of an artist’s techniques from one idea to the next, over several years.

Each film is a gallery exhibition of individual shots as separate works of art animating in a similar way. They are each filmed with a different single frame animation experiment in a variety of intriguing interior and exterior locations, yet they share a clear commonality of the artist’s taste, style and thinking.

Aaron’s work as an animator, both in her experimental and more commercial work, has been celebrated across the art world and received numerous awards. Her independent films have been shown at the Whitney Biennial, the Museum of Modern Art and at film festivals globally.

Permanent collections of her work exist at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Walker Art Center. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1985

Similar events you might like...

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 20th & 21st of August!
Read more

Find other events in Renfrewshire

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Houston Beer & Music Festival
The Fox and Hounds and the Houston Inn are teaming up to bring you the biggest festival Houston has ever seen on Saturday 28th May!
Drive In Movie Show
Join Showbuzz Productions for a musical journey through all your favourite films when they bring the 'Drive In Movie Show' to Coats Paisley on Friday 24th June!
Thread
Catch Thread, a new Scottish musical created by Fraser Scott, Iona Ramsay and Bethany Tennick, at Renfrew Town Hall in May!
TTF
See TTF plus some of Europe's biggest acts all under one roof at Braehead Arena on Saturday 28th May as they celebrate their 30th anniversary!
Renfrewshire Food & Drink Festival
Renfrewshire's new and exciting Food & Drink Festival will take place in Robertson Park, Renfrew on the 25th & 26th June!

Popular Venues

Beacon Arts Centre Braehead Arena Johnstone Town Hall Paisley Arts Centre RocknRollas Paisley The Bungalow Paisley