Film Florale explores the narrative, experimental, conceptual, and symbolic roles that flowers play on screen. From classic cinema to local short artist works, this series will showcase flowers and their potential to communicate across time, culture, and genre. Bridging cinema and visual art, this program highlights moving image that centers on the flower— the compelling, silent, often overlooked, driving force behind the films in this series.
Programmed by Elisabeth Belliveau & Anna Hawkins
ABOUT THE PROGRAMMERS:
Anna Hawkins is an artist working primarily in moving image and installation. Her recent works glean examples from the realms of art history, Youtube tutorials, fail video compilations, and horror film to examine how screens and the internet impact the intimate spheres of daily life. She completed a BA in Art History at the University of Pittsburgh and received an MFA from Concordia University in Montreal. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Studio Arts at MacEwan University on Treaty 6 Territory ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan), Edmonton AB.
Elisabeth Belliveau is an artist and published author of graphic novels, based in Amiskwacîwâskahikan, Edmonton AB, where she teaches Studio Arts at MacEwan University. Elisabeth holds a BFA from AU Arts and an MFA from Concordia University MTL. Her current work explores moving image and sculpture, close watching through a feminist lens. Her work is exhibited, and screened both locally and internationally.