May 16, 2014

Primordial Mirror Screening


In its haunting imagery, synth-based soundtrack and late 70’s aesthetic, Primordial Mirror evokes the nightmarish sensuality of Dario Argento’s classic Italian horror film Suspiria (1977). The artist, Julie Weitz, in the role of female protagonist descends into a murky abyss to endure a series of transformations.  Michael Perkin's original score, inspired by Goblin’s soundtrack for Suspiria, will be performed live in lyrical synchronization to Weitz’s visceral imagery. 

February 7, 2014

NYT Profile

“One thing I did was completely knock out Facebook. I decided the connection that was there was superficial and didn’t do anything for me except distract me or incite unnecessary feelings. You discover who’s really important when you disconnect.” Ms. Weitz thinks her creative focus has improved since unplugging, and she has even incorporated ideas “about how the screen is a filter that’s a dissociative element” into her work, she said.

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July 10, 2013

Art in America Review

"Weitz had drawn a sacred geometry with some grotesque details on photos of posing yogis. As images, they made a strong case for a united Eastern and Western tradition of abstraction."

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