Film Screening and Q&A with Cuyler Ballenger

December 4, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Free Event
Mary E. Bawden Sculpture Garden

Join us on Friday, December 4 at 6:30 PM in Lawndale’s Mary E. Bawden Sculpture Garden for a Film Screening and Q&A with Cuyler Ballenger. This public program will include a screening of Acceptance, the capstone of Ballenger’s Inheritance series.

About Inheritance

Cuyler Ballenger’s Inheritance Series (2016—2020) is an allegory of the American opioid epidemic told in three parts. Combining documentary and experimental film, the series merges the political with the familial as the artist explores his family’s lineage of addiction.

Please Note

Limited capacity for our fall public programming is available and reservations are required. Visit www.lawndaleartcenter.org/visit to review our health and safety procedures. Additional information forthcoming.

 

Bios

Cuyler Ballenger is filmmaker and video artist whose works incorporate elements of documentary filmmaking and contemporary visual practice. Ballenger employs fictionalized autobiography to explore themes of addiction, family, and labor. He earned his BA in Rhetoric and Film Studies from UC Berkeley, is an awardee of the 2019 Houston Arts Alliance Individual Artist Grant, and is currently based in Houston, TX, and Sonoma, CA.

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