EPFC | April 3rd, 2017
Welcome to April! New month means bringing in a new film/video artist to the curator’s seat at MARVELOUS MOVIE MONDAYS!! Please join us in welcoming…
Sophia is a New York based director and artist who was born in Queens. She was recently a recipient of Bell Media’s MuchFACT grant, and has directed videos for bands such as Paramore, The National, Interpol, Yeasayer and Junior Boys. Her short films and video projects have been shown at the Whitney Museum of Art, Anthology Film Archives, Contemporary Arts Center, The Queens Museum and MoMa. http://sophiapeer.com/info/bio
As a director and artist, I stubbornly force others and myself into realizing fictional situations. Fueled by both past and possible future regrets, I attempt to re-write history, and challenge what makes a life experience “real”. In the wake of unreached goals and unfulfilled desires, I construct scenarios in which failure is very likely. The result creates unlikely emotional connections, new ideals and acceptance while highlighting what’s missing.
Here is a video that she made with her parents in which they act out a scene from a Who’s The Boss script. It’s titled “That is not This – Who’s The Boss scene” and it’s positively fantastic and you should go watch it right away: