Light Field party Friday, December 8th @ 10:30pm The Lab (2948 16th Street, SF, CA) free
Please join us for a late night soirée at The Lab following this evenings screening of Metaphors on Vision (co-presented by San Francisco Cinematheque at YBCA). Featuring an expanded cinema performance by Los Angeles-based artists Joshua Solondz and Christina C. Nguyen as well as music for the dance floor throughout the night by local selector extraordinaire Topazu, accompanied by a 16mm multi-projector industrial ephemera environment constructed by the Light Field collective as an ode to the great Stephen Parr (1954 - 2017).
Christina C Nguyen is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her work has screened at REDCAT and Echo Park Film Center in Los Angeles, the Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, and Light Field in San Francisco. She holds a BA in Visual Art: Media and a BS in Molecular Biology from University of California, San Diego and an MFA in Film/Video from California Institute of the Arts.
Joshua Gen Solondz is a film/media artist and musician. He’s shown work at a variety of festivals including MOMA’s Documentary Fortnight, Images Festival, video_dumbo,Toronto International Film Festival, Lima Independent Film Festival, Onion City, Chicago Underground, FICValdivia, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, CAAMFest, and the New York Film Festival. Josh also has screened at venues such as Light Industry, UnionDocs, Harvard Film Archive, Parsons Hall Project Space, DINCA, Plug Projects, and New York University.
Topazu is a San Francisco-based selector who hosts the local radio show Infinite Beat on Radio Valencia. It features producers, artists and DJs who are shaping the Bay Area sound in experimental synthesis as well as celebrates romanticism, nostalgia and cinematic themes with modern day electronics. Besides curating Infinite Beat, she has also been featured Djing many local shows including Sure Thing, Honey Soundsystem and VX with her interests in abstract textures, carnal rhythms and her exuberance in darker, chaotic noise.