Sharon Lockhart: An Interview

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2000 | | United States | English | Color | 4:3 | DV video

Collection: Interviews, On Art and Artists, Single Titles

Tags: Film or Videomaking, Interview, Photography, VDB Interviews, Visiting Artists Program

Sharon Lockhart is a photographer and filmmaker. Her photographic and filmic works interrogate the inversion of the static image as cinematic and the manipulation of the moving image into a static/stop-motion frame. Her work also contemplates how we perceive our own real-time realities.

Her first film, Khabil, A Woman Under the Influence, was completed in 1994. In 1996 Lockhart was awarded a grant from the Asian Cultural Council to spend three months in Japan. While there, Lockhart made her first feature film, Goshogaoka, which features a suburban junior high school girls’ basketball team. Lockhart has exhibited her photographs internationally and teaches at UCLA and the Art Center College of Design.

Interview by Dominique Mahoney.

A historical interview originally recorded in 2000.

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