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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)November 16, 2006

(Mahwah) – Ramapo College of New Jersey presents experimental filmmaker and artist Michael Snow Thursday, December 7 at 2 p.m. in the Adler Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.  Snow will discuss past and present works, including two currently featured in the exhibition Seeing Double in the Kresge Gallery on the college campus through December 15.  Sink” and A Casing Shelved” are among Snow’s earliest works.  Like all the work in the exhibition, they use slide projection in unexpected ways: as a means to create art, not represent it.  The event is free and open to the public.

A key figure in the development of structural and avant-garde film, Michael Snow is considered Canada’s best-known living artist.  He is also an accomplished composer, musician, painter, sculptor, photographer and writer.  Snow’s widely- acclaimed film Wavelength, made in 1966-1967, is considered to be a key work in the history of structuralist cinema.  He has continued to break new ground in a variety of media, both filmic and digital.

The Adler Theater is located in the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts at Ramapo College.  For more information, call (201) 684 – 7147.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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