Michael Snow

Michael
Snow

Michael Snow’s extensive and multidisciplinary oeuvre includes painting, sculpture, video, film, sound, photography, holography, drawing, writing, and music. His work explores the nature of perception, consciousness, language, and temporality. Snow is one of the world’s leading experimental filmmakers, having inspired the Structural Film movement with his groundbreaking film Wavelength (1967).

Films

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    A to Z
    Animation
    Experimental

    A to Z

    Michael Snow

    16mm, black and white, sound, 7 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Erotic
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    New York Eye And Ear Control
    Experimental

    New York Eye And Ear Control

    Michael Snow

    16mm, black and white, sound, 34 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Music
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
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    Short Shave
    Experimental

    Short Shave

    Michael Snow

    16mm, black and white, sound, 4 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    WVLNT: Wavelength For Those Who Don't Have the Time
    Experimental

    WVLNT: Wavelength For Those Who Don't Have the Time

    Michael Snow

    color, sound, 15 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • Films About Film
    • Structural
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    Wavelength
    Experimental

    Wavelength

    Michael Snow

    16mm, color, sound, 45 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
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    Standard Time
    Experimental

    Standard Time

    Michael Snow

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Landscape / Architecture
    • Environment / Nature
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    Back and Forth
    Experimental

    Back and Forth

    Michael Snow

    16mm, color, sound, 52 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Philosophical
    • Psychology & Mental Health
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    One Second In Montreal
    Experimental

    One Second In Montreal

    Michael Snow

    16mm, black and white, sound, 26 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Structural
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    Side Seat Paintings Slides Sound Film
    Experimental

    Side Seat Paintings Slides Sound Film

    Michael Snow

    16mm, color, sound, 20 min
    Rental format: 16mm

Biography

Michael Snow’s extensive and multidisciplinary oeuvre includes painting, sculpture, video, film, sound, photography, holography, drawing, writing, and music. His work explores the nature of perception, consciousness, language, and temporality. Snow is one of the world’s leading experimental filmmakers, having inspired the Structural Film movement with his groundbreaking film Wavelength (1967).

Snow was born in 1928 in Toronto, where he lives and works today. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Toronto (1999), the University of Victoria (1997), the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (1990), and Brock University (1975).

Snow has received several prestigious awards including: the Gershon Iskowitz Prize (2011), the Guggenheim Fellowship (1972), the Order of Canada in (1982), and the Chevalier de l'ordre des arts et des lettres, France (1995, 2011). There has been a great deal of scholarship focusing on Snow, including the multi-volume Michael Snow Project published in 1994 by the Power Plant and the Art Gallery of Ontario, both in Toronto, to accompany four simultaneous exhibitions at the two venues that same year.

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    MM Serra interview with Michael Snow