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Elisabeth Subrin, Video Artist, Screenwriter, and Director

Ms. Subrin received a B.F.A. in film from Massachusetts College of Art in 1990 and an M.F.A. in video from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her conceptual films and videos explore relationships between history and female subjectivity, and the nature of evidence. Her award-winning work has been screened and exhibited in film festivals and museums internationally, including solo shows at the Museum of Modern Art, the Vienna International Film Festival, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, and the San Francisco Cinematheque, and group shows at the 2000 Whitney Biennial, the Guggenheim Museum, the Walker Art Center, and the Rotterdam International Film Festival. She has received numerous grants and fellowships, including from the Rockefeller, Guggenheim, Annenberg, and Creative Capital Foundations, as well as a Sundance Institute Screenwriting and Directing Fellowship. Her new film, The Caretakers, was commissioned for the MacDowell Colony‚??s centennial and premiered at the 44th New York Film Festival. Her first feature-length film, Up, is in development with Forensic Films. Ms. Subrin has taught at Cooper Union, Amherst College, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Graduate Program at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Harvard University. She was appointed critic at Yale in 2006.

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