Moyra Davey’s new 28-minute video is a lyrical film essay that interweaves various biographies—including those of Derek Jarman, poet Anne Sexton, writer Jorge Luis Borges, and the artist herself—to explore blindness, color, and identity. (2015, video, 28 minutes)
Now viewable in the Mediatheque.
A Canadian-born artist living in New York, Moyra Davey is a writer and visual artist known for documenting the quotidian at the convergence of photography and video. Her works are in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among many other institutions.