mary addison HACKETT
Extremely Shorts Film Festival

Now in its 22nd year, Aurora Picture Show's lively, annual Extremely Shorts Film Festival features adventurous, short films (under 3 minutes long) of all kinds from around the world. This year's guest juror, New York-based writer, curator, and film programmer Dessane Lopez Cassell, has selected 32 mini-masterpieces from nearly 200 submissions. The program includes short films from the USA, Canada, England, Cyprus, New Zealand, China, Singapore, and Iran. There will be two screenings of the festival program. 

Screening at Plexus Projects

Plexus Projects presents “Vitrine”, the first in a series of video projections in its storefront window viewed from the street. This inaugural screening includes short videos and animations from both local and international artists during Greenpoint Gallery Night on April 19th, 6-9pm. The selected videos and animations employ the use digital technologies including 3D scanning and modeling, motion capture, physical computing, data-driven and generative imaging, custom software, motion graphics, experimental image processing, as well as conventional video editing.

Paradise:Parallax, The Joshua Treenial

Paradise:Parallax, The Joshua Treenial, co-curated by Bernard Leibov and KJ Baysa, BoxoPROJECTS, Joshua Tree, CA (April 12-14, 2019)

When the Dust Settles at Unpaved Gallery

When the Dust Settles
Curated by Emily Silver
Opening reception: Saturday January 19 3-7pm.
When the dust settles, a moment of clarity arises. The desert is an artist’s haven where expansive skies avows creativity. The Mojave Desert has become a pilgrimage for artists coming to pay homage to their practice. This inaugural exhibition is a collection of works created by artists who share the commonality of physical transplantation from a concentrated asphalt grid. Landing amongst the Joshua trees, an epoch moment has begun to germinate.

Screening. Palm Springs Dance Festival

MOVING THE MEMORIES, a documentary film I shot and directed for Mil-Tree was selected to screen at the Palm Springs Dance Festival as part of their inaugural film series. The screening is scheduled for March 9th, 2019 with a brief Q&A. 

BAVC Preservation Access Program 2018

Excited to be selected as a participant in the current round of BAVC's Preservation Access Program. 📹 📼

ARTIST'S TEA and discussion at Cap Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

Artists Tea and disucssion at Cap Rock, Joshua Tree National Park
9 AM Sunday March 4, 2018

I'll be discussing relationships to place, how living in the desert has deepened my commitment to integrating art and life, and what it means to have a migratory observational practice. 

Talk gets underway around 9:30

CON - TESTI May-June 2018

RM  -  LA
Opere e Dialoghi
Galleria Sinopia, Roma, Italia
May – June 2018

Riccardo Ajossa
Nobushige Akiyama
Marzia Corteggiani
Daniela Costanzo Giorgio
Lucia Pagliuca
Lydia Predominato
Virginia Ryan
Maria Grazia Tata
Justin Randolph Thompson

Steve DeGroodt
Mary Addison Hackett
Nancy Monk
John David OBrien
Steve Roden
Susan Sironi
Joan Weinzettle

"Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art" at Ohio University

"Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art"
Ohio University Art Gallery
Athens, Ohio
January 23 - March 3, 2018

I am thrilled to have two videos from The Resident series included in the exhibition, Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art, opening at Ohio University next year. 

Getty acquisition

My Mother's Pants. Single-Channel Video. 0:58 seconds. Color. Sound. 1995.
The Getty Research Institute has announced the acquisition of the Joanie 4 Jackie archive, a feminist filmmaking project created by Miranda July and previously archived at Bard College. 

Podcast interview with Greg Swiger at Final Friday.

Podcast interview with Greg Swiger over at Final Friday.
"Mary Addison Hackett is a Nashville-based artist who works with video and painting, but also social practice and documentary.  We had a great conversation about her practice, chair collection, and more."
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