2:00PM — Hancock 100
Joan Grossman, Media Artist & Filmmaker
Joan Grossman is a media artist and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York, with projects that span documentary film, video installation, and projection design for theatre. Her work has won numerous awards, and has been screened in more than 20 countries, with projects in China, Russia, Africa, and throughout Europe. She has been a visiting artist and professor of film and media arts at universities across the country, and has worked as a producer for European feature films shooting in the US. Her recent documentary, Drop City, about the experimental artists community in Southern Colorado, is currently screening internationally, and is distributed by 7th Art Releasing in Los Angeles. Joan has a PhD in Media and Philosophy from the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Her book, BLACKOUT: On Memory and Catastrophe, was published by Atropos Press.