Fearless director Josephine Decker to create experimental film in front of IU Cinema audience

“Bloomington, here I come!” Such exuberance can be expected from Josephine Decker. One might say it is typical, but there is nothing typical about this filmmaker or her boundless creativity. She has been here before, as an actress in Brigitta Wagner’s film “Rosehill.” Wagner, a former Indiana University professor of Germanic studies, filmed part of […]

The Grunwald Gallery’s ‘Midwest Matrix’ printmaking show creates quite an impression

If I were to close my eyes and imagine a gallery show of prints, one image that might pop into my head would be a tidy row of small frames containing inky scenes in black and gray. The Grunwald Gallery is out to obliterate those notions. For just a few more days, the gallery in […]

‘Naked Acts’ workshop events examine ‘Image Making and Black Female Sexuality’

Two decades have passed since Bridgett M. Davis began work on her groundbreaking film “Naked Acts.” Now Indiana University welcomes Davis to its Bloomington campus Sept. 29 and 30 as part of a free workshop that also features acclaimed artist Renee Cox. In “Naked Acts,” a young actress is unwilling to expose her body for a movie, […]

Heartland Film Festival selects documentary made by two Indiana University seniors

The Heartland Film Festival will feature the work of two Indiana University students as part of its 2014 lineup. “We’ll Be All Right,” a short documentary by Barton Girdwood and Carissa Barrett, will be screened as part of “Indiana Spotlight” at the festival, which runs Oct. 16 to 25. Remarkably, it is their first film. […]

Flavor of Love: Exhibition on food and sexuality to open at the Kinsey

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications multimedia intern Milana Katic: Oysters, honey, chocolate-covered strawberries – everyone knows the reputations behind these sensual snacks, and now the Kinsey Institute is holding an exhibition in their honor. Opening this Friday, Kinsey’s fall exhibition “The Taste of Seduction” is all about the association of food with sensuality, from […]

IU choreographer set to present work in New York’s Dumbo Dance Festival

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications multimedia intern Milana Katic: Elizabeth Shea, Associate Professor and Director of Contemporary Dance in the Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance at Indiana University Bloomington, has been invited to showcase her work at the 14th Annual Dumbo Dance Festival in New York City. “I’ve never submitted work before, […]