Richard Sylvarnes

Richard
Sylvarnes

Richard Sylvarnes is an artist that works in the mediums of photography, film, and music. His work has been shown internationally at museums, galleries, clubs, performance spaces and cinemas. In 2009 ...

Films

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    Selected Shorts by Richard Sylvarnes
    Experimental

    Selected Shorts by Richard Sylvarnes
    Richard Sylvarnes

    color and b/w, sound, 80 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • Music
    • Abstract
    • Minimal / Conceptual
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    The Cloud of Unknowing
    Experimental

    The Cloud of Unknowing
    Richard Sylvarnes

    color, sound, 87 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    H.C.E.: A Dream of Western History
    Experimental

    H.C.E.: A Dream of Western History
    Richard Sylvarnes

    color and b/w, sound, 87 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC

Biography

Richard Sylvarnes is an artist that works in the mediums of photography, film, and music. His work has been shown internationally at museums, galleries, clubs, performance spaces and cinemas. In 2009 he received a Creative Capital Grant to work with the four-time Bessie Award winning choreographer David Neumann on a work titled Big Eater that premiered at the Kitchen in 2010. In 2008 he was nominated for a Rockefeller Renew Media Fellowship. His first feature film The Cloud Of Unknowing premiered in the International Dramatic Feature Competition at the inaugural Tribeca Film Festival in 2002 continuing on in festivals throughout Asia and Europe and was released by Possible Films in 2004. Here Comes Everybody his second feature, also premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in the NYNY Narrative Competition in 2006. Richard has made music under various monikers including Sylvarluxe, Zero Times Everything, and the Underworld Oscillator Corporation. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology and has studied film making at New York University, music at Berklee College of Music, and art at the School of Visual Arts. He has been a guest Lecturer at Harvard University.