How do we resist the seemingly benign when we are mesmerized by it in spite of our better judgment?
Sally Grizzell Larson lives in Philadelphia. Previous film festivals/presentations include Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid; NewFilmmakers, Anthology Film Archives; Image Forum Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Tokyo; Prog:ME-Rio de Janeiro Festival of Electronic Media; National Museum of Women in the Arts; Smack Mellon Gallery in an exhibition curated by Electronic Arts Intermix; and the Hemispheric Institute Encuentro, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics (Tisch/NYU), Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas at the National University of Colombia, Bogotá. Her video CERTAIN WOMEN was awarded “Best of Festival-Experimental” at the Berkeley Video and Film Festival in 2006. Her photographic work has been published in Monochrom (#26-34, Vienna, forthcoming in March); ITCH Magazine (London and Johannesburg, 2009); “Photography Reborn” (Abrams, 2005); “Writing the World: On Globalization” (M.I.T., 2005); “Digital Art Revolution” (Watson-Guptill/Random House, forthcoming in March); and Rethinking Marxism; among others. Exhibition venues include National Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow; Brooklyn Museum; Yale University Art Gallery; and Kunstraum B/2, Leipzig.