Marc Johnson 2014

Saturday Aug 20, 2016
$15 online or at the door
The Old American Can Factory
Roof and Courtyard
232 Third St. at 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215
F/G to Carroll St. or R to Union

8:00PMDoors Open
8:30PMLive Performance by The Dance Cartel
9:00PMFilms Begin
11:00PMAfter Party sponsored by Stella Artois
No refunds. In the event of rain this show will be rescheduled. Seating is first come, first served. No outside alcohol is permitted.


This Show Presented in Partnership With
Stella Artois
Tribeca Shortlist
Industry City
Join us for closing night! Tickets are on sale for our awesome courtyard screen. Same size, quality, sound, and image as the roof, just closer to the after-party.

YúYú (Marc Johnson | France / Spain / USA | 15 min.)

Official Link: http://yuyu-film.com


Beekeeper Shé Zuŏ Bīn performs a “rite of spring,” in which queen bees are placed on his body and then summon worker bees. He stands still, covered by bees, allowing the buzzing to dominate all and become a protective shield.


Marc Johnson (France, 1986) is a Franco-Beninese architect, visual artist and film director who works at the intersection of architecture, performance, photography and cinema. Marc Johnson has studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, from 2006 to 2011 (MFA). He studied at the Hunter College of Art, New York (2010) and continued his studies from 2011-2013 at the National School of Architecture Paris-Malaquais (HMONP). In 2012 he followed a workshop at the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. In 2007, he was a guest artist of the A.R.T. Artists-in-Residence programme in Tokyo.Marc Johnson has received many grants and awards for his work as an artist, including the LVMH Young Artist Award (2009), the Clermont-Tonnerre Prize from the Association des Amis des Beaux-Arts de Paris (2009), the Colin-Lefranc grants from the French Ministry of Culture (2009) and the D-SPAR art prize from the Dhillon-Marty Foundation (2012). In 2011 Marc Johnson was commissioned by the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris a site-specific intervention (ATLAS-in-situ) in the Glass Atrium. Marc Johnson has been exhibiting worldwide including at the Fondation Ricard, Paris (2010), Nadiff Gallery, Tokyo (2007), Valerie Bach Gallery, Brussels (2011), Chandigarh Art College, Chandigarh (2012), Nairang Gallery, Lahore (2012), Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing (2014), Jeu de Paume arts center, Paris (2014) and 65th International Filmfestspiele Berlin, Berlinale, (2015), 31th Internationales Kurz Film festival – IKFF Hamburg (2015), 7th Festival Internacional de Cine y Medio Ambiente de México – Cinema Planeta (2015), 42nd Athens International Film + Video Festival (Ohio) (2015), 8th Cinemasia Film Festival 2015 – Amsterdam (2015), 21st Internationale Short Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg week, (2015), Sundance film festival (2016).

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