Christopher McNamara (Canada) is an award-winning film and video artist who creates single-channel work, audiovisual installations, and live performances. He is a founding member of Media City Film Festival and former Artistic Director of Artcite Inc. His work has been featured in galleries, museums and festivals including, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Western Front (Vancouver), Kunst Werke (Berlin), Mercer Union (Toronto), Projection Gallery (UK), Ann Arbor Film Festival, Galerie B 312 (Montréal), the Khyber Art Centre (Halifax), Binz 39 (Zürich), and the Sherwell Art Centre (UK). In addition to his film & video practice, McNamara works with three distinct audio art collectives: Thinkbox, Nospectacle and Noiseborder Ensemble. He has performed at international music festivals including, Mutek (Montréal), Spark (Minneapolis) and Detroit Electronic Music Festival. McNamara is a Lecturer IV in the Department of Film, Television, and Media at the University of Michigan. He is the recipient of numerous Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council grants, including a Chalmers Art Fellowship. He lives in Windsor, Ontario and Ann Arbor, Michigan.
TWO FILMS BY CHRISTOPHER MCNAMARA
ONLINE SCREENING DATES: December 2 – December 23, 2020
FILMS IN THIS PROGRAM: The Use of Movement, 16 min, 2009; There for a While and Then Gone, 11.5 min, 2018.