Mary Helena Clark is an artist working in film, video, and installation. Her work uses the language of collage, often bringing together disparate subjects and styles that suggest an exterior logic or code, to explore dissociative states. Her films have been screened at the 2017 Whitney Biennial, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the New York Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, Grazer Kunstverein (Graz, Austria), the Anthology Film Archives (New York), and the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago), among others.
Markos Hadjioannou is an assistant professor of literature and the arts of the moving image at Duke University. He is the author of From Light to Byte: Toward an Ethics of Digital Cinema (University of Minnesota Press, 2012). He has also published a number of essays on cinema technologies and aesthetics, most recently in Representations and Cultural Critique, and is working on a new book titled The Interactive Spectator (Duke University Press).
Sandra Kogut was born and raised in Rio de Janiero, and she began her career as an artist working in film and video before turning to documentary and fiction films. Her most well-known works include the prize-winning 1991 Parabolic People and the award-winning documentaries Un Passeport Hongrois (A Hungarian Passport) (France, Belgium, Hungary, and Brazil, 2001), Passagers d'Orsay (France, 2003), and Adiu Monde (France, 1997). Kogut's first feature, Mutum (Brazil and France, 2007) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight) and went on to numerous festivals including Toronto, Berlin, Rotterdam, and others, receiving more than twenty awards worldwide. Her work has been featured in venues such as the New York Museum of Modern Art, the Lincoln Center and Guggenheim Museum, the Harvard Film Archive, and Forum [End Page 433] des Images, among others. For years a professor at the École des Beaux Arts (Strasbourg, France), Kogut has also taught at Princeton University and in the graduate film programs at Columbia University (New York City) and the University of California–San Diego. She was a visiting scholar at New York University. Her latest feature film, Campo Grande (Brazil and France, 2015), premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to win multiple international awards. Kogut lives in and works between Rio de Janeiro, Paris, and New York.
Penny Lane is an associate professor of art and art history at Colgate University and received her MFA in integrated electronic arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her most recent feature documentary, NUTS! (2016), premiered at Sundance, where it won a Special Jury Prize for Editing. Lane's debut feature documentary Our Nixon (2013) premiered at Rotterdam, had its North American premiere at South by Southwest, won the Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival at Ann Arbor, and was selected as the closing night film at New Directors/New Films. She was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's "25 New Faces of Independent Film" in 2012. Lane has been awarded grants from Creative Capital, Cinereach, the TFI Documentary Fund, the Jerome Foundation, the LEF Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Experimental Television Center, the Independent Filmmaker Project, and the Puffin Foundation. Her short films, such as Just Add Water (2016) and The Voyagers (2010), have won accolades at film festivals and popularity online. Film festival screenings span the independent and experimental film worlds, including Sundance, Rotterdam, Images, IMPAKT, Hot Docs, Full Frame, CPH:DOX, and Oberhausen. And yes, Penny Lane is her real name.
Irina Leimbacher, a film scholar, curator, and aspiring filmmaker, is an associate professor of film studies at Keene State College in New Hampshire. Her work focuses on nonfiction and experimental modes of filmmaking. Leimbacher has published book chapters and articles on ethnographic and avant-garde cinema, has organized touring film programs of work by Germaine Dulac and Chick Strand, and was a curator at the San Francisco Cinematheque and of the Flaherty Seminar. "Hearing Voice(s)" grew out of a chapter of her PhD dissertation, "More Than Talking Heads: Nonfiction Testimony and Cinematic Form." Leimbacher is currently working on a nonfiction film set in central Europe.
Arun Kumar Pokhrel is a lecturer of English at the University of [End Page 434] Florida...