Joel Schlemowitz



born Brooklyn, NY
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


Education
Ithaca College, BS Filmmaking, Minor in Fine Art, 1989


Selected Solo Exhibitions
Parallax Reveries, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2014
Light Objects, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
Grand Magic Lantern Show!,  The Courthouse Gallery, Anthology Film Archives, New York, 2003
Cinepaintings, Filmscrolls and Projections, The Courthouse Gallery, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, 2002
Filmscrolls, The Courthouse Gallery, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, 2001
Joel Schlemowitz: Filmboxes, Bound and Unbound, New York, NY, 2000


Selected Group Exhibitions
Bushwick Open Studios 2013 Benefit, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY 2013
We are Cinema, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
Mechanics of the Medium, The Images Festival, Toronto, Ontario, 2007
Koliada on Fifth Avenue, Ukrainian Institute of America, New York, NY, 2006
Light and Substance: Cameron, Gschwandtner, Morrison, Schlemowitz, Anthology Film Archives, New York, 2005
Anti-Reading 7, presented by Loudmouth Collective, Casa del Popolo, Montreal, Canada, 2002
Malanka: Contemporary artists, writers & performers react to the pagans, Ukrainian Institute of America, NY, 2001


Selected Screenings & Film Performances

2013
Experimental Intermedia Performance Series, New York, NY
Chimera, Now What at Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Three Filmmakers: Schlemowitz, Jang, Serra, Millennium Film Workshop, New York NY
In Springtime, Brooklyn Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY

2012
New Films, Recent Films…by Joel Schlemowitz, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Flatbread Gratuity, Whitebox, New York, NY
Joel Schlemowitz, Mass Art Film Society, Boston, MA
Shorts: Journeys Across Cultural Landscapes, Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY

The Dead Talk Back, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL

Short Program 2, Uno Port Art Film Festival, Uno Port, Japan
Joel Schlemowitz & Roe Enney, OpticSonic Tea, New York, NY

2011

Joel Schlemowitz: Film Portraits and Experimental Documentaries, Grand Detour, Portland, OR
Scene (Seen) Here (Hear), Bric Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Joel Schlemowitz: Film Portraits and Experimental Documentaries, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA

2010
Joel Schlemowitz: Film Portraits and Experimental Documentaries, Union Docs, Brooklyn, NY
Arcane Project: Bradley Eros, Lary Seven, Joel Schlemowitz, MONO NO AWARE, New York, NY

LOST SYMBOLS °¬Δ©∂¢§•º–˜∫ç∂ßΣ, Convent of Saint Cecilia, Brooklyn, NY
Techniques of the Observer, Experimenta India – Arthouse Mocha, New Delhi, India

17 Ugly Years, MoMA PS 1, Long Island City, NY

Experiments in Cinema v5.1, Guild Cinema University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM

Residency Unlimited: Special Features, Millennium Film Workshop, New York, NY

2009

till by turning + folds ensemble, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
Human Landscapes, Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY

International Poetic Short Film Festival, Nuyorican Poets Café, New York, NY

The HOWL! Arts Festival presents – A Moveable Feast: A Tribute to the New York Film-Makers’ Cooperative, Millennium Film Workshop, NY

Cine X, Olympia Film Festival, Olympia, WA

2008
Views from the Avant-Garde, New York Film Festival, Lincoln Center, New York, NY

Arcane Project: Bradley Eros, Lary Seven, Joel Schlemowitz, The National Arts Club, New York, NY

Roberta Beck Mercurial Cinema presents REVOLUTION 9, New York Underground Film Festival, New York
Sparks of Brilliance, Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY

Scenes From New York, Diversions, a Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Robert(a) Beck Memorial (Mercurial) Cinema 10th Anniversary Screening, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn

Coincidence? December 10th!, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY

2007
A lab is a lab is a lab, The Kitchen, New York, NY

marc zegans + edwin torres / wanda phipps + joel schlemowitz, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
Arclite 3: Goodnight Arclite, The Exhibit, London, England

2006
Teslamania, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Rose Cinemas, New York, NY

Aerodynamics of the Hovering Hummingbird: Science, Cinema, and Ways of Seeing, Millennium Film Workshop, NY
Little DreamO in Slumberland, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

2003
Intermittent, The Museum of Contemporary Cinema / Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal
Joel Schlemowitz: Short Films, Pioneer Cinema, New York, NY

2002
Joel Schlemowitz: Representative Works, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

2001
Synesthesia in Film & Video, Rencontres Internationales, Paris, France

2000

The American Century: Part 2, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
L’ écrit dans le champ, Lycee des Arnes, Toulouse, France,
Formes Breves, Collectif Jeune Cinema, La Clef, Paris, France

1998
Cineprobe: Joel Schlemowitz, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Joel Schlemowitz: Representative Works, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY

PARAGIM: Joel Schlemowitz, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA



Grants

Jerome Foundation
New York State Council on the Arts



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