apexart :: Mark Elijah Rosenberg


Wednesday, September 24, 2008
6-8 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Scrawl

Please join apexart and Mark Elijah Rosenberg, Founder & Artistic Director of ROOFTOP FILMS, and Dan Nuxoll, Program Director of ROOFTOP FILMS, in a discussion on the technological movement in cell phone capability that is influencing and altering the public’s ability to capture moments, generate content, and create entirely new modes of communication..

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Including a screening of selected videos from apexart’s open call for cell phone videos that present moments that are an intimate snapshot of a city’s inhabitants and capture a larger message about a city’s ethos. With contributions by Maiju Ahlgren, Brian Alfred, Dave Bennett, Dmitry Bulnygin, Sean Capone, Pierre Yves Clouin, Daria Dorosh, Juliana Forero, Marcus Hansson, Kristen Jensen, Alex Katsenelinboigen, Mollie Murphy, Wayne Pyle, Wendy Richmond, Kathryn Sabatini, Reza Safavi, Ronan Sharkey, Rudy Shepherd, Vitamin Green, Linda Weiss.

Mark Elijah Rosenberg is Founder & Artistic Director of ROOFTOP FILMS. He was born and raised in New York City and received his BA from Vassar College. Mark has built Rooftop Films into one of the most innovative film companies in the country—a cutting-edge outdoor film festival, a forward-thinking film production collective, and a full-service media center. Rooftop has shown over 1,400 films to more than 80,000 audience members, and has supported 60 emerging filmmakers through the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund. As a curator and filmmaker in his own right, Mark's taste and work favor low-budget, personal cinema. Mark has written and directed numerous short films, is currently at work on an astronaut narrative, and was a producer on the Emmy-award winning documentary show "IMNY." Mark was a juror at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, is the second baseman for the New York Giants amateur baseball team, and the proud father of a dog named Rizzo.

Please join us.
All events are open to the public and free.

This event is part of SoHo Night.

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apexart's exhibitions and public programs are supported in part by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.