Cecily Fergeson

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May 29, 2018, 1:15PM

City Stories Presents: Cinema Noir

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Leah Taylor, City Stories student, Spring 2016, Film Still.


City Stories Presents: Cinema Noir

Landmark Tivoli Theatre

6350 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis

Monday, June 11, 2018, 7 - 9 pm

Admission free

C i t y   S t o r i e s is a filmmaking studio and series of lectures/screenings by international artists and filmmakers designed and lead by cinema/sound artist and associate professor Monika Weiss. Open to students from across campus this studio focused on filmmaking as a poetic, experimental and documentary practice engaging city, memory, identity and power. The program was hosted from 2013-2017 by Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis. The program received a generous grant support from the Brabson Library & Educational Foundation. The June 11 program includes a selection of short films by artists, filmmakers and students in City Stories: Digital Filmmaking program conceived and taught by Weiss. The two-hour screening is co-curated and with artistic participation of Jose Guadalupe Garza, artist and educator, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis.  



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May 29, 2018 (upcoming event - June 11, 2018 )


It is a pleasure to announce that I will be helping to set up a film screening curated by transdisciplinary artist and professor Monika Weiss and co-curated by artist and educator José Guadalupe Garza:


City Stories Presents: CINEMA NOIR


This screening will be on June 11 from 7-9PM at the Tivoli Theater on the Delmar Loop, University City (St. Louis), MO, 63130. More details to come - please save the date!


​Monika Weiss: http://www.monika-weiss.com/


José Guadalupe Garzahttps://vimeo.com/sentiwere






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May 28-30, 2018 (upcoming)


​I'm very excited to announce that Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art Patricia Olynyk will be discussing my recent work Four Sights of the Patient (Ophelia) (2018) in her lecture “The Art of Medicine” at the Teaching Artistic Research International Symposium. This symposium will be held at the Gallery of the University of Applied Arts, in Vienna, Austria from May 28—30, 2018. Olynyk is director of the MFA program at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. 


​Patricia Olynyk: http://www.patriciaolynyk.com/


A link to the program for this symposium can be found here






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May 14, 2018


Sarah Weinman, a journalist for the St. Louis Jewish Light newspaper, has been kind enough to write a short article about my thesis work Four Sights of the Patient (Ophelia) (2018) and that of Brent Nakamoto, one of my fellow MFA 2018 graduates, La Selva Beach (2018). Please find this article here.


​Brent Nakamoto:

 http://www.brentnakamoto.com/la-selva-beach/