Curated by local artist Cindy Penter and Paul Cusato, Board President of film non-profit Independent Pictures, the â€œVideo Fall-Outâ€ Installation opens at the Bank Building in Clevelandâ€™s Waterloo Arts District, on Friday, October 7 at 6:00PM.Â Â Admission to the installations is free and will run for the following two weekends, through October 22, 2011.
â€œVideo Fall-Outâ€ features the work of the following well-known Cleveland-area artists:
Mary Platz Hughes
Co-Curators Cindy Penter and Paul Cusato stepped in to take the lead in coordinating the video artists, which also includes Colorado filmmaker Ronnie Cramer, who submitted his experimental film, â€œSixty in 60,â€ a series of 20 one-minute short films, to 2011 The Ohio Independent Film Festival.Â Â Â Installations are original works created with the artistsâ€™ own funding sources and equipment for no monetary gain.Â The Bank Building, the upstairs of which was once used for medical offices, provides the perfect setting for the installations.Â Patrons can walk through the maze of installations, the rooms each assigned to individual artists working together to form one cohesive show.
Cheryl Carter, executive director of Arts Collinwood, Cindy Barber, co-owner of the Beachland Ballroom and Bernadette Gillota, executive and artistic director of Independent Pictures, have been working together for the past year to bring quality film projects to the Waterloo neighborhood including the annual Ohio Independent Film Festival since 2010 and for the first time in November 2011, the Script Mill, which is part of Independent Picturesâ€™ Ohio Independent Screenplay Awards.