Peggy Ahwesh

Peggy
Ahwesh

Since the 1970s, Peggy Ahwesh has traversed a variety of technologies and styles in her work that forms the basis of her inquiry into feminism, cultural identity and genre. Her art practice insists on political and social topicality and theoretical rigor, while incorporating humor and the absurd in an open embrace of the inexplicable. Ahwesh studied with Tony Conrad, Paul Sharits and Janis Crystal Lipson at Antioch College. Recent exhibitions include: Two Serious Ladies (2015) Murray Guy, NYC; Plagiarist of My Unconscious Mind! (2015) Chateau Shatto, LA and Kissing Point (2014) Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn.

Films

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    From Romance to Ritual
    Experimental

    From Romance to Ritual
    Peggy Ahwesh

    video, color, sound, 20 min
    Rental formats: VHS NTSC, DVD NTSC
    • body
    • erotic
    • ethnic_multicultural
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    Philosophy In The Bedroom
    Experimental

    Philosophy In The Bedroom
    Peggy Ahwesh

    video, color, sound, 20 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • body
    • erotic
    • philosophical
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    Deadman, The
    Experimental

    Deadman, The
    Peggy Ahwesh

    16mm, black and white, sound, 40 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • erotic
    • literary_theatre
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    Martina's Playhouse
    Experimental

    Martina's Playhouse
    Peggy Ahwesh

    color, sound, 30 min
    Rental formats: VHS NTSC, DVD NTSC
    • body
    • psychology_mentalhealth
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    Strange Weather
    Experimental

    Strange Weather
    Peggy Ahwesh

    16mm, black and white, sound, 50 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • philosophical
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    Color of Love, The
    Experimental

    Color of Love, The
    Peggy Ahwesh

    16mm, color, sound, 10 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • erotic
    • found_footage
    • hand_processed
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    Scary Movie, The
    Experimental

    Scary Movie, The
    Peggy Ahwesh

    16mm, color, sound, 9 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • family
    • filmsaboutfilm
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    Trick Film
    Experimental

    Trick Film
    Peggy Ahwesh

    16mm, color, sound, 6 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • erotic
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    vision machine, the
    Experimental

    vision machine, the
    Peggy Ahwesh

    16mm, color, sound, 20 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • filmsaboutfilm
    • philosophical

Biography

Since the 1970s, Peggy Ahwesh has traversed a variety of technologies and styles in her work that forms the basis of her inquiry into feminism, cultural identity and genre. Her art practice insists on political and social topicality and theoretical rigor, while incorporating humor and the absurd in an open embrace of the inexplicable. Ahwesh studied with Tony Conrad, Paul Sharits and Janis Crystal Lipson at Antioch College. Recent exhibitions include: Two Serious Ladies (2015) Murray Guy, NYC; Plagiarist of My Unconscious Mind! (2015) Chateau Shatto, LA and Kissing Point (2014) Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn.

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    73:38

    MM Serra Interviews - Women In Experimental Film

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    61:32

    MM Serra interview with Peggy Ahwesh