Screening & Talk: Karolina Glusiec

Screening & Talk: Karolina Glusiec

Thursday May 23rd

VIVO Media Arts Centre is pleased to present a screening and artist talk of works by Polish experimental animator and independent filmmaker Karolina Glusiec. She will be showing examples of her recent animation work as well as discussing her unique process.

Karolina Glusiec is a polish artist currently based in Canada. Her practice is focused on capturing the spectacular in the everyday through her work in animation, drawing and DIY optical experiments. Her animated drawings explore the failure of drawing to capture reality. Her direct approach to filmmaking embraces DIY aesthetics and tactics that stray from traditional narratives and characters in favour of transcribing a lived reality. Her work is embedded in experimental process that merge drawing with filmmaking.

She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London (UK) and a recipient of the Jerwood Drawing Prize. She has worked in various factories, restaurants, hotels. She has worked as an arts administrator, taught as a lecturer in the arts and animation, facilitated DIY animation workshops and worked as a freelancer animation filmmaker. She is currently living in Vancouver and considers herself a very lucky person.

This event takes place on the Unceded Coast Salish Territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Still from I Hear Lines (2019) by Karolina Glusiec