A selection of short films produced by West coast experimental filmmaker and artist, Pat O’Neill. The program features a number of key early works, including 7362 (1967), Runs Good (1970), Easy Out (1971), Last of the Persimmons (1972), and Down Wind (1973). Art Historian Johanna Gosse will introduce the films and lead a post-screening Q&A.
Pat O'Neill is an artist and experimental filmmaker based in Los Angeles. An influential professor at CalArts and a pioneer of optical effects, he will have an upcoming solo exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley).
Johanna Gosse is an art historian specializing in experimental film and media. Gosse is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Art History & Archaeology at Columbia University.