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Slideshow: Contemporary animation in Providence

Waltz with Bashir art director speaks, plus Festival of Contemporary Animation
By GREG COOK  |  April 9, 2009




The two-night Festival of Contemporary Animation at Rhode Island College kicks off on Friday, April 17th with the international program screening at 7 pm. It includes highlights from the Ottawa Animation Festival 2008, plus curators’ picks: Automatic Writing by renowned South African artist William Kentridge (above), Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor by Academy award-winning Japanese animator Koji Yamamura, Milch by Igor Kavolyov, Untitled (Pink Dot) by digital artist Takeshi Murata, Look for Me by Laura Heit, How She Slept at Night by the Chicago-based comic artist Lilli Carre, Who I Am and What I Want by  British artist David Shrigley, and a surprise animation from Providence artist Leif Goldberg.

Read Greg Cook's preview of the animation events,"Moving Pictures: David Polonsky and the Festival of Contemporary Animation." 

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