Rushing Like a Banshee | The Residents
Artist: John Sanborn
Synopsis: “Rushing Like a Banshee” is the newest collaboration between director John Sanborn and the seminal (and anonymous) musical group, The Residents. The work foresees the collision between the human spirit and the ruin of the modern world. With humorous results.
John Sanborn is an award-winning media artist whose work has been shown at every major museum in the world, and broadcast worldwide. He has shown at the Whitney Museum (solo installation and 2 biennales), MOMA (where he has work in the permanent collection) the Kitchen in New York; the ICA and Tate Modern in London; and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. He was an artist-in-residence at the celebrated TV Lab at WNET/13 and received grants from the NEA, NYSCA, and the Rockefeller Foundation. Vogue magazine called him “the acknowledged genius in the field.” John Sanborn has an honorary Master of Cinema Arts degree from ESEC in Paris, and was honored by the Minister of Culture of France as a Chevalier of Arts and Letters in 2015. Sanborn lives and works in California.
Screened At: VAEFF 2017 as part of the “Beauty, Sex & Shame” program