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Fall Convocation
U.Va. well-prepared for flu season
Digest
Zelikow hailed for work well done
Computer safety issue brought to forefront
Taking the pulse of the people
U.Va.’s expertise on the presidency and politics keeps public informed
Bringing the Asian-American experience to light
Faculty forming Sustained Dialogue group
New ‘J-term’ offers exciting course options

Support undergraduate research, Faculty Senate urged

Deeper space coming into focus
The adventure ends for writer and English professor Douglas Day
A ghost, a goblin and a cavalier?
Six heads on display
For poet Rita Dove, ‘poetry is about life’

 

Six heads on display

six heads

A video art installation that coincides with the Virginia Film Festival opened Oct. 26 at the U.Va. Art Museum. “Six Heads” by Bill Viola, an internationally acclaimed video artist, will run through Dec. 23. Viola’s framed video animates the subject’s face moving through a series of expressions — joy, sorrow, anger, fear, awe and sleep or dreaming — in extremely slow motion. The exhibit is an example of experimental media art that is characterized by extreme time, or the cinema’s ability to freeze, stretch and compress time, which plays on the Film Festival’s theme of “Speed.” Richard Herskowitz, director of the festival, will give two gallery talks “Video Art and Bill Viola” on Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m. For details about the exhibit or information about the
museum, call 924-3592, or visit the museum’s Web site: http://www.virginia.edu/artmuseum/.


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