Katherin McInnis

Studio Building
Studio Interior
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Studio Location
Composed entirely of still photographs, between social and natural geography at Philly's 19th century-era Eastern State Penite
Artist's Statement

My work in video and new media has recurrent themes of landscape, surveillance, and alternate histories, often exploiting blurred boundaries between still and moving images. Current projects include a series of short HD videos made entirely from layered still images, which explore natural and social geographies. The first work in the series, horizon line, follows the painted landscape on the walls of Eastern State Penitentiary; another piece uses the windows of a former convent as a lens on the outside world.

I also create audio walking tours, and lead collaborative cell phone movie-making events, in which participants are asked to film with their cell phone cameras at the same time and place.



Screenings & Exhibitions

New York Film Festival
Pompidou Center, Paris
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco International Film Festival
Forum des Images, Paris
NGBK, Berlin
Art in General
Pacific Film Archive, UC Berkeley
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Anthology Film Archives
San Francisco Cinematheque