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Corrie Francis Parks: Wednesday, Nov. 29th at Noon at CADVC

Corrie Francis Parks brings life to the inanimate through frame-by-frame manipulation of physical materials. Animating with one hand under the camera and the other on the computer keyboard, her films and photography maintain an organic connection to traditional production methods while fully integrating digital technology. Her book "Fluid Frames: Experimental Animation with Sand, Clay, Paint and Pixels" explores the tactile nature of moving malleable materials directly under the camera, bringing together traditional and digital workflow through interviews with contemporary animators and workshop-style exercises.

Parks has been artist in residence at the MacDowell Colony, Fundación Valparaíso and Klondike Goldrush International Historic Park, a Fulbright Fellow to New Zealand, and a grant recipient from the Montana Film Office. Her award-winning animated shorts have screened at Annecy, Hiroshima, Ottawa, Zagreb, and at major festivals on every continent except Antarctica.

A free public lecture series featuring participating Visual Arts faculty will be held in the CADVC's gallery space (Fine Arts Bldg., Rm. 105). All lectures will start at 12 noon.

Admission to the exhibition is free. The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture is one Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and is located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.

For directions and additional information, please refer to UMBC's Arts and Culture Calendar

Corrie Francis Parks, "Desires to Leave," 2017
Images courtesy of the artist

Posted: November 28, 2017, 12:19 PM