Off the Screen
Third Thursdays • 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Location: Exploratorium, Pier 15, Kanbar Forum
In this new series, we aim to test the boundaries of film through a hybrid of performance and inquiry-based programs centered on the moving image. These challenging programs target the local community while showcasing new films by artists, live-cinema experiences, and deepening collaborations with local partner organizations.
The haunting effects of a Technicolor printing error take center stage in this performance and talk by John Klacsmann and Walter Forsberg. In Technicolor N.G., a misprinted Western reveals cyan ghosts and cinema’s psychedelic underpinnings.
New York–based Imagine Science Films brings their first West Coast program to the Exploratorium. “Experiments on Film” presents inventive takes on the science experiment. The evening concludes with an informal panel discussion.
Los Angeles–based artist Madison Brookshire presents a two-part program of his cinematic works concluding with his ambitious, cameraless Color Series. Exploring the tactile elements of the cinematic experience, Brookshire’s films produce complex, unexpected physical reactions.