Dana Berman Duff: Reproductions—New Films

Past event

About

 Dana Berman Duff has long been a vital force in Los Angeles’ media arts. Astonishing in her versatility, Duff moves fluidly between Super-8mm and 16mm film, video, multi-channel installation, photography, drawing, and sculpture. Regardless of the medium, Duff’s work is infused with her subtle wit, tactile delight, and deeply reflective conceptual structure. The evening’s program includes selections from the Catalogue Series (2014–2019), in which fantasy tableaux and objects from the pages of a designer furniture knock-off catalogue are reworked into contemplations on the control and manufacture of desire. Duff’s art is in the collections of New York’s Museum of Modern Art and New Museum of Contemporary Art, and her films have shown in the Toronto, Rotterdam, Edinburgh, and other international film festivals.In person: Dana Berman Duff

“This black-and-white silent triumph makes explicit both [Duff’s] and our own dilemma of consumerism: the remove at which we position ourselves when favoring affordability over authenticity.”

Harriet Warman, on Catalogue, Sight and Sound