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Preview: Tara & Luther

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By The Editors

October 12, 2012 

Luther Price is hot shit these days... cue list of credits. He's also an artist with remarkable discipline, dedication and modesty who lives and works in a small beach-front cottage in Revere. So his recent trip into the limelight should really remind all artists that these are qualities to be nurtured.

Tara Nelson is a film-maker, living and working in Boston, who was invited to attend the prestigious, and not a little mysterious, Flaherty Film Seminar earlier this year. She, like Luther, attended MassArt and even took a class with him while studying for her MFA.

For Issue One of the new BR&S Journal, Tara has interviewed Luther. Tara and Luther..........has a nice ring to it. Their shared passion and knowledge of experimental film makes the conversation a rich one. To top it off, one of Luther's works has been digitized for publication in our inaugural issue — a rare, very rare occurrence and an immense honor for us lowly Big Red editors.

Luther Price will be showing both an installation of handmade slides and film loops at Boston’s Studio Soto, in collaboration with Mobius, titled THE SOUND OF SINGING THROUGH DUST and opening this coming Saturday 13 October with a night of screenings.
Don't miss the man, present during gallery hours, or his work.

Watch a short video interview made on the occasion of his participation in the last Whitney Biennial.


Exhibition details from the Studio Soto website:

T H E S O U N D O F S I N G I N G T H R O U G H D U S T
an installation of hand-made slides and film loops by Luther Price
Sat Oct 13, 2012 - Sun Oct 28, 2012

Opening Reception: Saturday October 13th from 6- 8 pm
with Luther Price's films screening at 8pm
Gallery hours: Fri. 5-7; Sat. 2-5;Sun. 2-5, and by appointment
(Hours during Fort Point Open Studios, 10/19-21
Fri. 4-7; Sat. and Sun. 12-6)

10 Channel Center St., Boston, MA

Studio Soto, in collaboration with Mobius presents:The Sound of Singing Through Dust an installation of handmade slides and film loops by Luther Price, with four-hundred slides from recent series', in rotation and double projection** including 16mm inkblot film loops

Luther Price will be present during gallery hours to talk about the work on view.
 The installation will be on view from October 13th-October28th

Opening Reception October 13th, from 6pm-8pm, followed by a screening of these 16mm films by Luther Price:
• "Fancy" (2006) optical sound, 10min.
• "Singing Biscuits' (2008) optical sound, 5min
• "The Biscuit Day"(2007) optical sound, 12min.
• "Shelly Winters'. (2010) optical sound, 8min.
• "Inside Velvet K"(2006) optical sound, 8min
• "Kittens Grow Up"(2009) optical sound, 20 min.

**"Utopia" (2012) - 160 .handmade slides
**""SORRY" (2012) 80.handmade slides
**"# 9.(2012) — 160 slides

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