Calendar: Screening: Reading Women

Event Description

Enjoy artist Carrie Schneider’s (b. 1979 Chicago; based Brooklyn) film Reading Women throughout the day in the PAMM Auditorium. To make Reading Women (2012–2014), Schneider photographed and filmed 100 friends – many of them other artists, writers and musicians – while each read a book of her choice, written by a woman author, in her own home or studio. The four-hour film will loop twice, and is presented in partnership with Unscripted Bal Harbour.

Reading Women is on view on Bal Harbour's beach walk at 99th street and 102nd street through February 28, 2018, and is presented in collaboration with University Galleries of Illinois State University and The Miami Book Fair.

Carrie Schneider is a Brooklyn-based artist working in photography and film. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki; santralistanbul, Istanbul; Galería Alberto Sendros, Buenos Aires; the Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art, China; and the California Museum of Photography, Riverside, among other venues. She has been awarded a Joan Mitchell Foundation Residency Fellowship, a Jerome Foundation NYC Film/Video Grant, and a Creative Capital Award. Schneider earned her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University, and her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Whitney Independent Study Program, and the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, as a Fulbright Fellow.​

Unscripted Bal Harbour is the arts and culture program of Bal Harbour Village in Miami, Florida. Founded in 2012 and spearheaded by curator Claire Breukel, the program aims to provide unique access to the arts for its residents and guests, collaborate with the local, regional and international cultural community, and provide a platform for critical art dialogue. Unscripted’s programs include an Art Access Card affording Bal Harbour residents and guests free year round access to Miami’s premiere arts institutions, Art Tours to museums and private collections as well as a public Art Chats featuring international experts such a Tania Bruguera, Pablo Leon de la Barra, Don and Mera Rubell, Teresita Fernández, Mark Dion, Hank Willis Thomas, Jorge Perez, Candice Breitz, and many more.

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