Laida Lertxundi’s 16mm films to be screened Saturday
December 15th, 2011 under Arts
MARFA – Artist Laida Lertxundi will present the screening of four of her 16mm films December 17 at the Marfa Book Company.
The films include “A Lax Riddle Unit,” 2011, Spain; “Cry When it Happens,” 2010; “My Tears Are Dry, 2009;” and “Footnotes to a House of Love,” 2007.
Lertxundi teaches film at the University of California, San Diego and lives in Los Angeles.
She is interested in the histories of experimental film, the possibility of a feminine language, and the play between found environments and constructed situations.
Her work has been shown internationally in museums, festivals and venues such as MoMA NY, the New York Film Festival Views from the Avant Garde, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Anthology Film Archives.
She was included in Best of the Decade reviews in CinemaScope Magazine and 25 Filmmakers for the 21st Century in Film Comment’s avant-garde poll.
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