Gwendolyn Audrey Foster

                      Selected Film Festivals, Group Exhibits, Awards, Solo Screenings:


The Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival and Touring Program.
(Jury’s Citation Award for the 40th Anniversary Season 2021, Lullaby for a Pandemic): Hoboken Historical Museum, Hoboken, NJ, 2021, and festival tour in 2021/2022.

NewFilmmakers NY 2021, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY. (
Mass for Shut-ins, Semi-Finalist): 2021.

Les Femmes Underground Film Festival, Los Angeles. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection): 2021.

Fisura International Festival of Experimental Film & Video, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City. (Making America Straight & White Again, Dada Ship, Kitchen Sink Film, No Personal Checks, Official Selections): 2020 – 2021.

The Film-Makers’ Cooperative, The New American Cinema Group, New York. Juried program, In Solidarity: Protest Films in a Time of Crisis, Program 3, Vimeo-on-Demand, (Making America Straight & White Again, experimental protest film, Official Selection): 2020 – 2021.

Encuentro Internacional de Cineastas EEPE / 1st International Encounter of Filmmakers,
Curated by Esto es Para Esto Cine Independiente Collective, Mexico. (Kiki’s Film, No Personal Checks, Official Selections): 2021.

Blow-Up International Arthouse Film Festival, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2021.

Athens International Film + Video Festival, Athens Center for Film and Video, Ohio University. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2021.

Analogica Film Festival,
Bolzano, Italy, 2019. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): Tours 2019 through 2021.

PSIAF Palm Springs International Animation Festival & Expo,
Palm Desert Drive-in, Palm Springs, CA. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection, Best Experimental Animated Short): 2020/2021.

Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Perth, Australia. (Mass for Shut-ins, Official Selection, Special Experimental Film Section): 2020/2021.

Xprmntl Film Festival, London, UK. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2021.

El Festivalico Film Festival, Murcia Spain and Juárez, Mexico (Bisexual Materialist Ragtime Party, Dada Ship, Official Selections): 2021.

Lisbon Short Film Rendezvous Film Festival, Portugal. (Kitchen Sink Film, Kiki’s Film, Official Selections): 2021.

United States Super 8 Film & Digital Film Festival / New Jersey Film Festival,  Rutgers University, New Jersey. (Mass for Shut-ins, Official Selection): 2021.

Vortex Festival de Cine Experimental, Naucalpan de Juárez, Mexico. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2020/2021.

Oxford Film Festival,
Oxford MS. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection): 2021.

Shorts@Fringe /Azores Fringe Festival,
Lisbon, Portugal. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection): 2021.

ArtVideoKoeln, NewMediaFest,
virtual group installation; Corona Shutdown! Germany. (What a Real Soldier Looks Like, Curated selection): 2020/2021.

Minute Madness Film Festival,
Toronto. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection): 2021.

Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival
,
Haworth, Scotland. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2020.

NewFilmmakers Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection): 2020.

Austin Arthouse Film Festival, Austin, TX. (Mass for Shut-ins, Nominated for the Svankmajer Award for Best Animation): 2020.

Bi+ Arts Festival, Toronto. (Guest Video Artist, Lost and Found: Adventures in Bi+ History):  2020. 

Fotogenia International Film Poetry & Divergent Narratives Festival,
Mexico City. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2020.

Engauge Film Festival, Interbay Film Society, Curated by Caryn Cline and Jon Behrens, Seattle. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2020.

Altt Alternative Film Festival, Toronto. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Best 1 Minute Experimental Short Film Award): 2020.

LA Underground Film Forum,
Los Angeles. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Mass for Shut-Ins, Honorable Mention, Best Short Experimental): 2020.

KinoDrome International Motion Picture & Screenplay Festival, Cleveland, Ohio. (Dada Ship, Honorable Mention: Best Animated, Experimental or Alternative Experimental Techniques): 2020.

Festival Transterritorial de Cine Underground, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Mass for Shut-ins, Official Selection): 2020.

Altt Alternative Film Festival, Toronto. (Bisexual Materialist Ragtime Party, Best North American Experimental Super Short Film Award): 2020.

Altt Alternative Film Festival, Toronto. (Kiki’s Film, Semi-Finalist, Best Artistic Film): 2020.

Couch Film Festival, Toronto. (Mass for Shut-Ins, Best Experimental Film Award): 2020.

Women Make Movies Film Festival 2020, The Women Who Made the Movies, documentary on women filmmakers, co-directed with Wheeler Winston Dixon. Distributed by Women Make Movies, Inc., and Vimeo-On-Demand.

VastLab Experimental Film Festival, Los Angeles. (Mass for Shut-ins, Official Selection): 2020.

Couched Film Festival, Perth, Australia. (Mass for Shut-ins, Official Selection, Experimental Short Film Showcase: The Medium is the Message): 2020.

L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival, India. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Critic’s Choice in Experimental Film Award): 2020.

L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival, India. (Mass for Shut-ins, Outstanding Achievement in Experimental Film Award): 2020.

International Moving Film Festival,
Iran. Lullaby for a Pandemic, Dada Ship, Kitchen Sink Film, No Personal Checks (Semi-Finalists, Best Experimental Film Editing and Effects): 2020.

Curated group exhibit and installation, Agora-Off Espace Culturel, Paris, France. (Mass for Shut-ins, Lullaby for a Pandemic, Salle Agora On): 2020. 

FilmArte Film Festival, Berlin, Germany and Madrid, Spain. (Mass for Shut-Ins, Semi-Finalist, Best Experimental Short Film Award): 2020.

Grrl Haus Cinema Festival, Berlin, Germany, 2020. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2020.

FLIGHT / Mostra del Cinema di Genova Film Festival,
Genoa, Italy. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection, Best Animation): 2020.

FLIGHT /Mostra del Cinema di Genova Film Festival,
Genoa, Italy. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection, Innovative Language Collection): 2020.

Moving-Image-Arts International Short Film Festival,
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Juried showcase, Portraits. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2020.

Undercurrent Gallery,
Group installation, Covid 19 Notes, A Living Virtual Project, Brooklyn New York. (Mass for Shut-Ins, Curated Selection): 2020.

FilmArte Festival, Berlin, Germany and Madrid, Spain. (Kiki’s Film, Official Selection): 2020.

Image Play – International Video Art Festival, Portugal. (Chant for a Pandemic, collaboration with Dee Hood & Global Artists, Official Selection): 2020.

Festival Vortex,Naucalpan de Juárez, Mexico. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2019. Traveled to Acapulco, Cancún, Queretaro, Oaxaca, and Puerto Escondido, Mexico, 2019/2020.

CODEC Festival Internacional de Cine Experimental y Vídeo, Mexico City. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2019 – 2020.

North Bellarine Film Festival, Victoria, Australia. (Dada Time, Official Selection, Animation + Experimental + Avant Garde Film Special Program): 2020.

Splice Film Fest 2020, Film Noir Cinema, Brooklyn NY. (Making America Straight and White Again, Official Selection): 2020.

Frame in Reference, Astronaut’s Eye, Italy and Greece. Group installation. (Making America Straight & White Again, Curated Selection): 2020.   

Then What If? Group installation and traveling program. Premiered at The Five Points Center for the Visual Arts, CT. (Untitled #2), Curated by Gene Kort and Ken Steen. 2019 – 2020.

United States Super 8 Film and DV Festival,
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2020.

Connect Video Art Festival, University of Tampa, Florida. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2020.

London Experimental Film Festival,
UK. (No Personal Checks, Kitchen Sink Film, Dada Ship and Kiki’s Film, Official Selections): 2020.

MicroActs Artist Film Screening,
London, UK. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection): 2020.

Twin Rivers Media Festival & The Black Mountain Experimental Film and Music Festival
,
North Carolina. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2020.

The Magikal Charm Experimental Video & Film Festival, Dolby Screening Room, NYC. (Dada Ship, Making America Straight & White Again, Official Selections): 2020.

South Bend Museum of Art (SBMA),
Curated group installation, Making a Way: Artists Responding to the Coronavirus, South Bend, IN. (Chant for a Pandemic, collaboration with Dee Hood & Global artists, Official Selection): 2020.

London X4 Seasonal Short Film Festival, London, UK. (Kiki’s Film, Special Mention, Best Experimental Short Film): 2020.

Altt Alternative Film Festival, Toronto. (Semi-Finalist Awards: No Personal Checks, Best Documentary; Dada Ship, Best Animation; Making America Straight & White Again, Best Experimental Short Film; Kitchen Sink Film, Best Experimental; Mass for Shut-ins, Best North American Short Experimental Film): 2020.

Directed by Women Worldwide Film Viewing Party, #directedbywomen (Desire Market by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, with a blog by Sarah Tremlett): 2019/2020.

Cápsula Film Festival, group installation, La eliminacion del espacio social en la cuarantena y contingencia del Covid-19, curated by Colectivo Equis. (Chant for a Pandemic, collaboration with Dee Hood & Global artists): 2020.

VastLab Experimental Film Festival,
Los Angeles, California. (Mass for Shut-Ins, Official Selection): 2020.

Wake Up! Climate Change Festival,
curated program, ArtVideoFest, Cologne, Germany. (Memento mori, Official Selection): 2019 – 2020.

Gallery of Moments, Now & Here & Everywhere, collective live virtual installation, University of the Arts, London, UK. (Untitled): 2020

NJ International Film Festival, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2020.

Exploding Cinema, London, UK. (Self Portrait [Détournement], Official Selection): 2020.

Kansas City Underground Film Festival, Kansas City, Missouri. (No Personal Checks, Finalist): 2020.

Experimental Film Festival 4th Edition, Barcelona, Spain. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2020.

We Open Space International Video Art Festival,
Vienna. (Kōan, in Fragments of Life, curated by Pasquale Palladino and Matt T. Helme): 2020.  

Strangelove Time-Based Media Festival,
Folkestone, UK. (Lullaby for a Pandemic, Official Selection): 2020.

NewFilmmakers Festival NY, Anthology Film Archives,
New York. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2020.

The Experimental Film Fest,
Tulsa, OK. (No Personal Checks, Dada Ship, Official Selections): 2020.

Here Comes Everybody TV, Portland, Oregon. (Making America Straight & White Again, Official Selection): 2020.

Bologna in Lettere 2020 – Il festival online,(Chant for a Pandemic, collaboration with Dee Hood & Global artists), Official Selection): 2020. 

International Video Art Forum,
Dammam, Saudi Arabia. (Mass for Shut-ins, Official Selection): 2020.  

We Make Movies International Film Festival, Los Angeles. (No Personal Checks, Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selections): 2020.

Visual Container, Milan, Italy. Curated group installation, Frame in Reference. (Making America Straight & White Again): 2020.

FIVAC 8th Festival Internacionel de Videoart de Camagüey
,
Cuba. (Self Portrait [Détournement], Official Selection): 2019.

Austin Arthouse Film Festival, Austin TX. (Dada Ship, Official Selection): 2019.

PSIAFF, Palm Springs International Animation Film Festival
,
Palm Springs, California. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2019.

MicroActs Invert Version LGBTQ+ Artist Film Festival,
London. (Making America Straight and White Again, Official Selection): 2019.

Winnipeg Underground Film Festival (WUFF), Winnipeg, Canada. (Film for Barbara Hammer, Official Selection): 2019.

IntimateLens/Intimalens Ethnographic & Documentary Film Festival,
Italy. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2019.

Another eXperiment by Women Festival (AXW),
curated by Lili White. Group Show, Entitlement. Anthology Film Archives, New York. (The Leisure Class, Official Selection): 2019.

Experiments in Cinema International Film Festival, curator: Bryan Konefsky, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Kiki’s Film, Official Selection): 2019.

Manifest Destiny Art Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Curated group screening, “Nostalgia.” (Self Portrait [Détournement], Official Selection): 2019.

Save the Archives Film Festival, Fine Arts Cinema, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. (Run/Fall, Official Selection): 2019.

International Video Art Forum,
Dammam, Saudi Arabia. (Virtual Gallery: The Gaia Triptych, Official Selection): 2019.

Pugnant Film Series, group film/video installation, curated by Giorgos Efthimiou.

O Meteoritis, Athens, Greece. (Kiki’s Film, Official Selection): 2019.

We Make Movies International Film Festival,
Los Angeles. (Kiki’s Film, Dada Ship – Official Selections): 2019.

Aggregate Animated Third International Short Film Festival, Roxie Theater, San Francisco. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2019.

Le Cinéma-Itinérant - La Bête Rousse, traveling festival, France and Belgium. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2019.

Vast Lab Experimental Film Festival
,
Los Angeles. (Kiki’s Film, Dada Ship, Official Selections): 2019.

Wordfest: A Celebration of the Written Word,
Berlin. (That which is hidden, film poem for Surrealist artist and poet, René Magritte, curated selection): 2019.

KinoBerlino, at Kino Moviemento,
Berlin, Germany. (Fountains for the Baroness, Official Selection): 2019.

Kino Climates, Academic Film Center of Students’ City Cultural Center,
Belgrade, Serbia. (Curated group screening, Kiki's Film, Séance for Hilma, The Prisoner): 2019.

LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art),In Art We Trust, four screen study, (installation art) in digital noise abstraction, “Glitch,” curated by M. Woods, 2019.  

Wake America! MoHA, Experimental Response Cinema, Austin TX. (The Leisure Class, Official Selection): 2019.

Expressions Art Movie Festival, Los Angeles. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2019.

Curated group presentation, “Shorter Fictions, Punk Lullaby.” Kino Klub Split, Croatia. (Fountains for The Baroness, Séance for Hilma and Dada Ship): 2019.

Hadra Festival, Vieure, France. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2019.

Tomahawk Festival, Querrien, France. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2019.

Cirque Magique Festival, Ledegem, Belgium. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2019.

Le festival Pete le singe, Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer, Normandy, France. (Kitchen Sink Film, Official Selection): 2019.

Bowery Mural Wall, outdoor public video projection art installation site at Houston and Bowery, New York. (Glitch Party,Hold On To Your Hats, Dreaming in Aspect Ratio): 2019.

NewFilmmakers Film Festival,Anthology Film Archives, New York, experimental documentary collection curated by Tova Beck-Friedman. (Self Portrait [Détournement], Official Selection): 2018.

Engauge Experimental Film Festival, Seattle, Washington. (No Personal Checks, Official Selection): 2018.

Cinetoon bij De Nijverheid.Water, curated group presentation with musical accompaniment. Utrecht, The Netherlands. (Pre-Raphaelite Falls, Refugees): 2018.

Chronophobie & Auto-Catastrophie, Aparamillon Gallery, Dada video installation curated by Giorgos Efthimiou. Athens, Greece. (Scrap Mettle): 2018.

Bi Arts Festival: Celebrating Bisexual Lives & Culture, Toronto, Canada. (Bisexual Materialist Ragtime Party, Official Selection): 2018.

LGBTQ+ Self Portrait Workshop, Bi Arts Festival, Toronto. (Two experimental self-portraits, Genderqueer Doll Party, Self-Portrait [Détournement] – Official Selections): 2018.  

Pugnant Film Series: F@#k Narration Festival, Chimeres Space. Curated by Giorgos Efthimiou. Athens, Greece. (Run/Fall, installation): 2018.

Featured Artist: Artistic Couples, Selected films and videos and Q+A. Jerzy Harald Concert Studio, Polski Radio/TV, Katowice, Poland, 2018.

An Ordinary Day Film Festival, Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden. (Kiki’s Film, Official Selection): 2018.

nGbK Gallery,Berlin. (The 1%, Making America Straight and White Again, curated nonbinary group show, Fortune Unfolded): 2018.

Festival Images Contre Nature, for the Video Library P'Silo, Videodrome Art & Video Library, Marseille, France. (Cul de sac, Official Selection): 2018.

Liminal Ethereal Space: Foster / Dixon / Domonkos: Experimental Films, three artist screening curated by Scott Stark and Experimental Response Cinema, Museum of Human Achievement (MoHA), Austin, Texas. 2018.

The Atrabilious Film Festival
, Filmhuis Cavia,
Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Featured filmmaker): 2018, 2019, 2020.

Lys d’Or International Art Gallery, Rome, Italy. Curated group installation: “Global Warming & Water Wars: Visions of the Future,” (Not, Popular Science, For Renewable Energy, Official Selections): 2018.
 
Dallas Film Festival, Dallas TX. (The Women Who Made the Movies, Official Selection): 2018.

Studio 44 Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden. (Sleeping with the Fishes, Official Selection): 2017.

HearteartH Video Art Project,
Berlin/Milan, Sonia Armaniaco and Maria Korporal, Curators, Visual Container. (Virtual Gallery: The Gaia Triptych, Official Selection): 2017.

Festival X-12, Curated by Fenia Kotsopoulou. Gainsborough, UK. (Featured video artist): 2017.

The Pythians Journal: Art, Photography & Video, New York. (A Film for Chantal Akerman, Curated Screening): 2017.
 
Directed by Women Film Festival, #directedbywomen, curated by Barbara Ann O’Leary, (Making Women Great Again, Huldra’s Spell): 2017.

                                          
         Selected Recent Solo Screenings:

Gwendolyn Audrey Foster: Handmade Experimental Films, Cinetoon De Nijverheid, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2019.

Fast and Furious: Experimental Queer Dada Feminist Films of Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, curated by Helena Norell, Mats Landström and Carolina Hindsjö. Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018.

Punk Queer Dada Films: Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, OT301 Cinema of the Dam’d, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018. 

Gwendolyn Audrey Foster: Queer Experimental Films, for Amsterdam LGBTQ+ Pride, The Screening Room, Salto 2 Cable TV Netherlands, 2018.

Gwendolyn Audrey Foster: Queer Feminist Punk Experimental Films,
Filmhuis Cavia, Amsterdam, 2018.

Complete Retrospective. Gwendolyn Audrey Foster: New Video Works,
BWA Contemporary Art Gallery,Katowice, Poland. 2018.

Films of Gwendolyn Audrey Foster,
Lys d’Or International Art Gallery, Rome, Italy, 2018.

The Experimental Films of Gwendolyn Audrey Foster – Bisexual Surrealist Eco-Feminist,
Museum of the Future, Berlin, 2017.

Experimental Films: Short Surrealist Films of Gwendolyn Audrey Foster: Maryland Institute College of Art, 2017.

Experimental Short Films, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster:
SLA 307 Gallery, New York, NY, 2016.

Experimental Films, Gwendolyn Foster:
Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.


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