James Autery

James
Autery

James Autery began photographing and printing in the darkroom in high school. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia to study photojournalism, becoming a finalist in the Gorden Parks International ...

Films

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    Fog
    Experimental

    Fog
    James Autery

    black and white, silent, 10 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    Ashes
    Experimental

    Ashes
    James Autery

    black and white, silent, 9 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    Pond
    Experimental

    Pond
    James Autery

    black and white, silent, 9 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    Vlad and Sky
    Experimental

    Vlad and Sky
    James Autery

    color, silent, 8 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    Siren
    Experimental

    Siren
    James Autery

    color, silent, 10 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    Ghost of 1000 Witches
    Experimental

    Ghost of 1000 Witches
    James Autery

    black and white, silent, 9 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    Night Grasses
    Experimental

    Night Grasses
    James Autery

    black and white, silent, 10 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Spiritual / Mystical
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    Mantra
    Documentary
    Experimental

    Mantra
    James Autery

    Digital, black and white, sound, 46 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Erotic
    • Music
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Ethnographic
    • Spiritual / Mystical
    • LGBT / Queer
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    Agnosia
    Experimental
    Narrative

    Agnosia
    James Autery

    digital, color, sound, 30 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Erotic
    • Music
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Ethnographic
    • Spiritual / Mystical
    • LGBT / Queer

Biography

James Autery began photographing and printing in the darkroom in high school. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia to study photojournalism, becoming a finalist in the Gorden Parks International Photo Competition in 2006. After dropping out of college, he started documenting train hoppers and living that lifestyle for two years. In 2014 he became a full-time freelance photographer and video artist and made a mini documentary with the organization Project Prakash on their work studying the ability of prediction among children with autism. In 2017 he started filming for TIME. In 2018 he exhibited alongside Carolee Schneemann for the Hudson Winter Walk and filmed her in 2019. He has had exhibitions with Second Ward Foundation, Film Makers Cooperative, Areté Venue and Gallery, Next to Nothing, Hudson Eye, Hudson Hall, Minneapolis Photo Center, Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe, and has had work listed on Paddle8. He has been an artist in residence with Second Ward Foundation for 3 years in which he completed a 46 minute film, Mantra, an experimental documentary about the meditation of making art. He has been granted the NYSCA Electronic Media/Film fund in partnership with Wave Farm’s Media Arts Assistance Fund program. He was also a recipient of the Baer Faxt 2020 artist relief fund..