Kevin Jerome Everson (USA) is one of the most significant moving image artists living today. His mediums include analogue film, painting, sculpture, and photography. He holds an MFA from Ohio University, a BFA from the University of Akron, and is Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He has received mid-career retrospectives at Centre Pompidou (2019); Harvard Film Archive (2018); Tate Modern (2017); Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea (2017); Viennale (2014); Visions du Reel (2012), the Whitney Museum of American Art and Media City Film Festival (2011). His work has been featured at the 2008, 2012, and 2017 Whitney Biennials and the 2013 Sharjah Biennial. Everson’s films have screened at nearly all major museums and festivals dedicated to the moving image, including TIFF, NYFF and the Venice Film Festival. He is a recipient of the Herb Alpert Award (2012), Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities (2019), Berlin Prize (2020), and Guggenheim and American Academy in Rome Fellowships, among many other awards and accolades. He has completed over 200 films since 1997. MCFF has screened nearly 50 films by Everson since 2009, and has hosted him as an artist in residence.
SELECTED FILMS BY KEVIN JEROME EVERSON
ONLINE SCREENING DATES: May 20 – June 10, 2021
FILMS IN THIS PROGRAM: Rhinoceros, 6.5 min, 2012; Second and Lee, 3 min, 2008; Stoplight Liberty, 2 min, 2013; Stone, 7 min, 2013; Grand Finale, 5 min, 2015