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Black Box: Rivane Neuenschwander

December 17, 2007 – April 20, 2008 Rotating Exhibition

Museum: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

Location: Lower Level

The Black Box Theater showcases rotating exhibitions of contemporary artists who use film or video as their creative medium. Films or videos run continuously.

December 17, 2007-April 20, 2008:
Films by Rivane Neuenschwander, including ? Quarta-Feira de Cinzas/Epilogue (2006, color, 5:48 min.) Rivane Neuenschwander (Brazilian, born 1967, lives and works in Brazil) includes themes of chance and improvisation in her films and is perhaps best known for her photographic series. She was a finalist for the Hugo Boss award in 2004. Works include Quarta-Feira de Cinzas/Epilogue (2006) -- Portuguese for Ash Wednesday -- a collaboration with artist Cao Guimaraes and offers a mesmerizing close-up view of a community of ants hauling large, thin, colored flecks of confetti from Carnival celebrations.