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Stacey Steers

Stacey Steers is known for her process-driven, labor-intensive films composed of thousands of handmade works on paper. Her recent work employs images appropriated from early cinematic sources, from which she constructs original, lyrical narratives. Through an intricate investigation of the nature of longing, she explores the ways desire provokes and mediates experience to create meaning.

Steers's animated short films have been screened throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have received multiple awards. Most notably her films have been screened at Sundance Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, New Directors New Films (New York), and the National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.).

Recently Steers has expanded her work to include collaborative installations that join invented, three-dimensional production elements with film loops, creating an entirely new and compelling context for experiencing her films. Steers’s installation work has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery, (Washington, D.C.), the Denver Art Museum, and the Hamburger Kunsthalle, among other venues.

Stacey Steers is the recipient of grants from John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and Creative Capital. 
 
[bio courtesy of the filmmaker] 

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Phantom Canyon

A dream, within a dream, within a stream (of consciousness).


Night Hunter

visually excellent. great lunch break viewing


Night Hunter

I love this film. I am reminded of Max Ernst's A WEEK OF KINDNESS, the animations of Larry Jordan, and Joseph Cornell's obsessive cine-fetish, ROSE HOBART. Amazing animation!


Night Hunter

Gorgeous; deeply imaginative


Phantom Canyon

Loved it