KWALHIA SELECTION : A SIRIUS TRANS/MISSIONS
"Field of Vision" moves between the real and the imagined, the built and natural worlds, and explores how we see with both our eyes and our minds. It weaves together layers of images and sounds with police blotter reports and descriptions of visual and auditory hallucinations experienced by individuals with Lewy Body Dementia.
Diane Nerwen is a video artist and media arts educator. She has shown her work internationally, including screenings and exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Guggenheim Museum, NY, the Tate Modern, London, carriage trade, NY and the Berlin Film Festival. Her work has been supported by grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts and Creative Capital Foundation. She was awarded a DAAD Artist in Residence Fellowship in Berlin in 2001. Her work is distributed by Video Data Bank, Chicago and Vtape, Toronto. Nerwen was born in Montreal and lives in Brooklyn, NY