Geßner presents EXPANDED ANIMATION WOR(L)DS: GLOBE PLAYHOUSE SPACELAB
Thursday, Oct. 27 | 4-7 pm
The Film-Video Department Faculty at CalArts welcomes Frank Geßner as a guest artist and an ambassador of Babelsberg University, Konrad Wolf, to connect with CalArts students, Oct. 25-29, 2022.
Among multiple awards and academic positions, Frank’s biography lists:
Chair of Visual Arts for Animation at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Co-founder of the Institute for Artistic Research /IKF
Professor for Theory and Practice of Visual Arts at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF.
Phd Program Supervisor for artistic projects, scientific-artistic doctorate.
Lecturer and essayist, conducting Master-classes internationally.
Geßner’s research and teaching topics:
Experimental and Hybrid Auteur film
Theory and practice of visual art
Pre and Future cinema
For the past year and a half Geßner has been working on the concept and publication for Expanded Animation Worlds:
On Thursday, Oct. 27 from 4-7 pm, at the CalArts Bijou Theater, Geßner will present his recent work, EXPANDED ANIMATION WOR(L)DS: GLOBE PLAYHOUSE SPACELAB.
His CalArts visit is projected to include conversations about academic connections between Film University Babelsberg and CalArts in such areas of study as:
- Character/ Experimental Animation
- Film and Video
- Multi Media
- Digital Arts, Interdisciplinary
- Critical Studies
Geßner will also share news from Film University Babelsberg in regards to a new BA, VFX & Virtual Production program.
Film University Babelsberg online PhD programs in the Academic and Academic-Artistic fields.