2016 DOC NYC in Focus: Art & Design

david_lynchMy DOC NYC preview continues with a returning thematic section: Art & Design.

Art & Design

californiatypewriterCALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER
Director: Doug Nichol
NYC PREMIERE

An ode to a technology that most find obsolete and disposable but which some still joyously embrace.

DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE (pictured above)
Directors: Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, & Olivia Neergaard-Holm
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Granting viewers unparalleled, intimate access to the enigmatic auteur, this portrait is an indispensable look at an artist and his process.

Dewey Silent ScreamKEN DEWEY: THIS IS A TEST
Director: Sally Jean Williams
WORLD PREMIERE

An unheralded yet pivotal figure in the art world of the 1960s and ’70s, Ken Dewey was a visionary artist and iconoclast.

tony_conradTONY CONRAD: COMPLETELY IN THE PRESENT
Director: Tyler Hubby
NYC PREMIERE

Groundbreaking avant-garde multimedia artist Tony Conrad’s work in experimental film and video, music, and sound art spans more than 50 years.

Why You Should Attend:
The films in this section introduce viewers to artists of singular vision, encompassing techniques drawing from the scrap yard, noise, Happenings, and the dark recesses of David Lynch’s mind.

More Info:
For full descriptions, a list of expected special guests, and to purchase tickets, click on the individual titles above, and follow links for ticketing, where still available. Or consider purchasing one of DOC NYC’s Pass options for access to a variety of programming.

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