me and you and everyone we know

About every other week I assign my students to do a quick research project on a contemporary artist. One student selected Miranda July, who I had previously never heard of. The student was so impressed with Miranda's work that she immediately bought her latest film, and participated in a project listed on her website. Intrigued by my student's intrigue I borrowed the film and listened to a few podcasts where July is being interviewed about her work. Needless, to say, I am going to suggest that you rent the movie and become a fan. I'll warn you it's not a your typical movie, and it includes some very strange parts, but there are also a lot of really beautiful and thought provoking parts. I watched it last week and I'm still chewing on the experience....one of the first signs (to me) that something is great.

1 comment:

Claire said...

i'm adding it to netflix right this second.