Calendar: Live Virtual Local Views at PAMM: Sasha Wortzel

Event Description

Join us digitally for our tour program, Local Views at PAMM, where select local artists will speak about their creative process and artistic practice. This month, artist-filmmaker Sasha Wortzel will lead the tour, sharing their film, installation, and performance work which investigates the ways the past and power haunt and inextricably shape contemporary American life. 

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About Sasha Wortzel 
Born and raised in Southwest Florida, Sasha Wortzel (she/they) is an artist-filmmaker working between Miami and New York City. Blending the archival and the imaginary, Wortzel's films, installations, and performances investigate the ways the past and power haunt and inextricably shape contemporary American life. Wortzel's films have screened at the Museum of Modern Art's DocFortnight, True/False Film Festival, DOC NYC, BAMcinématek, Blackstar, and Berlinale. Their work has been exhibited at the New Museum, Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign; and SALTS Birsfelden. Wortzel has been supported by the Sundance Institute, Art Matters, Queer/Art/Mentorship, a 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, and a Points North Fellowship. Wortzel has participated in residencies including the LMCC Workspace Program, Abrons Arts Center, Watermill Center, New York; AIRIE (Artists in Residence in the Everglades) and Oolite Arts; Miami Beach. Wortzel's film This is an Address (2020) is distributed by Field of Vision. Happy Birthday Marsha! (2018; co-director Tourmaline) won special mention at Outfest and is distributed by Frameline. Their work is in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, and Studio Museum of Harlem. She has been featured in publications including The New York TimesArtforumArt in America, and New York Magazine