March 15: ELIJAH HASAN, HANNAH PIPER BURNS, CHRIS FREEMAN

EXPERIMENTAL NARRATIVES

This week we look at the work of three Portland filmmakers who blend ideas around time, place, and personal narratives to explore the spaces between non-fiction and artistic practice.  Elijah Hasan is an award-winning filmmaker and recipient of the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship.  His work crafts experimental narratives that blend both a personal and social consciousness.   Hannah Piper Burns is a curator and inter-disciplinary artist.  She slyly appropriates and critiques pop-culture, creating work that comments on society, technology, and identity.   Recently awarded the Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts PrizeChris Freeman is an artist who uses satire and irony to explore issues of masculinity and personal identity.