Department of Art and Art History Calendar

Lecture by Rebecca Cleman of Electronic Arts Intermix

Discursive VHS: From Hugh Hefner to Paranormal Activity 3, the perverse creativity of home video culture

Rebecca Cleman is the Director of Distribution of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York. She has programmed screenings and events for such venues as the New York Underground Film Festival, Light Industry, the Museum of Art and Design, Anthology Film Archives, and Andrea Rosen Gallery. In 2012, she curated the group show "VHS The Exhibition" for Franklin Street Works, Stamford, Connecticut, and published a related article about analog video culture in the Moving Image Source. Most recently, she led a roundtable discussion about the legacy of "video art" for the ICA in Philadelphia, and co-organized a screening of films by Tommy Turner for Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn.