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2018 2017
MARATHON SCREENINGS is a series of salon-style film & video presentations that invites international and LA-based artists to share their work and engage in meaningful dialogue. Taking place at a private residence or artist-run space, each screening begins or ends with a communal dinner. Highlighting minority voices with an emphasis on women and artists of color, the program includes films that range from short, conceptual videos to feature-length experimental documentaries, as well as performances and lectures. Intimate and thoughtful, the gatherings allow for invited artists to connect with attending participants and generate critical discussions about individual identity, representation, and historical consciousness in a shifting geopolitical landscape. 

The series is organized by LA-based independent curator Asha Bukojemsky. 




Coleman Collins 

The Cloud of Witnesses, 2018, HD video, color, sound. 9:35min

The Cloud of Witnesses is a three-part video that explores themes of religious ecstasy and emotional labor. Combining original and found footage, The Cloud of Witnesses considers running — both as a physical act and a metaphysical state of being. Also a reference to the Internet itself, the film examines the various ways one might bear witness.

Coleman Collins is an artist, writer, and athlete from Stone Mountain, GA. He employs printmaking, sculpture, video, and installation to contend with issues related to world history, language, debt, and the notion of diaspora. Recent group exhibitions and screenings include ltd los angeles, Los Angeles; Artspace, New Haven, and Human Resources Los Angeles. He received an MFA from UCLA in 2018, and was a 2017 resident at the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. Prior to attending UCLA, he played professional basketball in Europe and Asia for 9 years.  He lives in New York, where he is currently a participant in the Whitney Independent Study Program.