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Kevin Jerome Everson

Workers Leaving the Job Site

Film expérimental | 16mm | couleur | 6:50 | USA | 2013

Workers Leaving the Job Site is another take on the Lumiere Brothers classic 1895 film. Shot in Columbus, Mississippi, the hometown of the filmmaker's parents.

Kevin Jerome Everson (b.1965) was born and raised in Mansfield, Ohio. He has a MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron. He is currently a Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Everson was awarded the prestigious 2012 Alpert Award for Film/Video and was the subject in spring 2012 of a mid-career retrospective at Visions du Reel, Nyon Switzerland, a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 2011 and a retrospective at Centre Pompidou in 2009. He is slated for a solo exhibition at the Cleveland’s MoCA in late 2014. His films have screened at 10 consecutive IFFR editions, since 2005. His artwork--paintings, sculptures, and photographs--and films, including six features (Spicebush, 2005; Cinnamon, 2006; The Golden Age of Fish, 2008; Erie, 2010; Quality Control, 2011; The Island of St. Matthews, 2013) and over 100 short form works, have been exhibited internationally. From April-September 2011, a solo exhibition of 17 short form works, More Than That: Films of Kevin Jerome Everson, was featured at the Whitney Museum of American Art. A 3 DVD Boxed Set, Broad Daylight and Other Times, was released by Video Data Bank (U.S.) in 2011. The feature film Quality Control (2011) was included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial and the short Emergency Needs (2007) in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. Everson has received numerous fellowships and academic awards including the Guggenheim, NEA, American Academy Rome Prize, and grants and residences from Creative Capital, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Yaddo and MacDowell Colony.