Julia Yezbick will visit Open Documentary Lab on March 7 at 12pm to present excerpts of her recent work, Into the Hinterlands (2015), and How to Rust (2016) and discussing her practice as a filmmaker-anthropologist.
Julia Yezbick is a Detroit-based filmmaker, artist, and anthropologist who received her PhD in Media Anthropology and Critical Media Practice from Harvard University in 2016. Her work has been shown at international festivals and venues including the Berlinale–Forum Expanded, MOMA PS1’s print shop, the New York Library for Performing Arts, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Mostra Internacional do Filme Etnográfico (Rio de Janeiro), the Montreal Ethnographic Film Festival, and at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit. She is the founding editor of Sensate, an online journal for experiments in critical media practice, and co-directs Mothlight Microcinema in Detroit. She is currently teaching in the anthropology department at Harvard University.

 

Location:
MIT Open Documentary Lab E15-318
20 Ames St, 3rd Floor, Cambridge