24th Street Food & Films

24th Street Food & Films
Curated by Clare Haggarty
Films by Martha Rosler, Veronica Majano and Kari Orvik
January 30th, 2010,  6-9pm

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This closing event for Art in Storefronts and 24th Street Promenade featured a guided tour of the 12 art projects followed by dinner and a unique film program curated by Clare Haggarty at Sun Rise Restaurant.

Film Program:

Martha Rosler, Secrets from the Street: No Disclosure, 1980

In the 80’s, Rosler had a studio near 24th Street in the Mission where she filmed the street in super 8 out of a car window. The footage is collaged with her voiceover making observations about the neighborhood.
Veronica Majano, Two Four, 2002

“Two Four” as in 24th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District, explores the fragile decay of memory in this short hand-processed black and white super 8 film.
Kari Orvik, Mission Portrait Studio, 24th and Mission, 2008

This video documents a day of free public portraits through audio interviews, super 8 film and video footage of participants’ reactions to their images, neighborhood and one another.