Filmography
As screenwriter, director and producer unless noted otherwise.
2015
  • The Given (75min, color)
2014
  • There (104min, color)
2012
  • Dignity (82min, color)
  • Nautilus (video, 24min, color, sound stereo)
  • So Be It (And It ‘Twas) (video, 9min 10sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Ten Ways of Doing Time (with Laura Parnes) (video, 113min, color, sound stereo)
2011
  • Wellness (video, 2min, color, silent)
  • Blue 4 (video, 30sec, color, silent)
  • Blue 3 (video, 30sec, color, silent)
  • Blue 2 (video, 30sec, color, silent)
  • Blue 1 (video, 30sec, color, silent)
  • Chimera (video, 96min, color, sound stereo)
  • SummerSonic: The Eternals Performance Video (video, 60min, color, silent)
  • SummerSonic: ONO/Alice in Wonderland Performance Video (video, 60min, color, silent)
  • SummerSonic: Joan of Arc Performance Video (video, 60min, color, silent)
  • Thick Comb (video, 27min 55sec, color, sound stereo)
2010
  • Alice in Wonderland (video, 99min, color, sound stereo)
  • Insta-gator (video, 7min 41sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video (The Face 6) (video, 57sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video (The Face 5) (video, 58sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video (The Face 4) (video, 57sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video (The Face 3) (video, 57sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video (The Face 2) (video, 57sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video (The Face 1) (video, 57sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video (Sathanas) (video, 38sec, color, sound stereo)
2009
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 8 (video, 35sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 7 (video, 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 6 (video, 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 5 (video, 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 4 (video, 30ec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 3 (video, 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 2 (video, 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fantasma Promotional Video 1 (video, 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Surprise! (with Ben Coonley) (video, 16min, color, sound stereo)
  • Fade (with Stom Sogo) (re-mix of 2008’s Scene) (video, 30min, color, sound stereo)
  • Saturn Return (video, 26min 13sec, color, sound stereo)
2008
  • Only the Money is Real (screenplay by Raymond Pettibon) (video, color, sound stereo)
  • Bambi Music Video “Birds in America” (video, 5min 03sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Scene (with Stom Sogo) (video, 6min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Web (video, 18sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Cinevegas Film Festival Trailer: Ten Things I Know About Vegas (video, 59sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Candles (video, 4min 26sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Untitled (Thanks. Get In …) (screenplay by Raymond Pettibon) (video, 58min 33sec, color, sound stereo)
2007
  • Sleep Weep (The Zookeeper) (video, 111min, color, sound stereo)
  • Ty Cobb (video, 25min 10sec, color, silent)
  • The Third Element (video, 2min 05sec, color, silent)
  • Ear Water (video, 2min 06sec, color, silent)
  • Euchre (video, 13min 38sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Tape 3 (video, 4min 18sec, color, silent)
  • Holland, Michigan, U.S.A (with Tom Thrill) (video, 15min 16sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Wrathchild (video, 6min 58sec, color, silent)
  • Tape 2 (video, 2min 29sec, color, silent)
  • Top Thrill (with Tom Thrill) (video, 23min 51sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Tape 1 (video, 11min 49sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Window of Time Part 2 (video, 15min 28sec, color, sound stereo)
  • You Remain (video, 49sec, color, silent)
  • Farewell (video, 37sec, color, silent)
  • The Shower (video, 4min 30sec, color, silent)
  • Elegance (video, 3min 42sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Velvet Cichlid  (video, 1min 47sec, color, silent)
  • The Megamouth Shark (three channel: 4min each, single channel: 12min, video, color, silent)
  • The Precious List (three channels: 3min each, single channel: 9min, video, color, silent)
  • The Culprit (video, 3min 39sec, b/w-color, sound stereo)
  • The Discovery (video, 4min 48sec, b/w-color, sound stereo)
  • The Course of Things… (video, 1min 21sec, b/w-color, sound stereo)
  • Sophocles’s The Tracking Satyrs (video, 21min 57sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Tower The Keys (video, 3min 04sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Associate (video, 48sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Habitat (video, 2min 27sec, color, sound stereo)
  • I Don’t Have to Take It (video, 39sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Deviant (video, 2min 52sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Elephant (video, 1min 50sec, color, silent)
  • Redeem (video, 1min 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Monkey (video, 1min 39sec, color, silent)
  • The Package (video, 1min 10sec, color, silent)
  • Beaver (video, 1min 30sec, color, silent)
  • Anniversary (video, 1min 22sec, color, silent)
  • The Dead Sparrow (video, 1min 10sec, color, silent)
  • You Upsetted Me (video, 50sec, color, silent)
  • The Jungle (video, 1min 16sec, color, silent)
  • Family Holding (video, 1min, color, sound stereo)
  • Chameleon (video, 2min 05sec, color, silent)
  • Christmas (video, 50sec, color, silent)
  • The Pelicans (video, 40sec, color, silent)
  • Geneva (video, 2min 18sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Jumping Rat (video, 1min 22sec, color, silent)
  • The Hyacinth Macaw (video, 1min, color, silent)
  • The Cherry Birthmark (video, 1min 49sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Tired Eye Sad Eye (video, 1min 23sec, color, silent)
  • Pound Cake (video, 1min 10sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Coconut Oil (video, 2min 08sec, color, silent)
  • Apple Seed (video, 1min, color, silent)
  • Go Back and Watch It (video, 6min 30sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Space Cricket (video, 1min 58sec, color, sound stereo)
  • If He Goes I Goes (video, 1min 20sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Cease to Exist (video, 50sec, color, silent)
  • The Snake Skin Boots (video, 54sec, color, silent)
  • So Close (video, 1min 20sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Girl Next Door (video, 1min 08sec, color, silent)
  • Scathingly Good Ideas (video, 1min 2sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Arizona (video, 1min 02sec, color, silent)
  • The Pigeons (video, 1min 16sec, color, silent)
  • The Little Niece (video, 42sec, color, silent)
  • Seeing Double (video, 11min 40sec, color, sound stereo)
  • One Day at a Time (video, 2min 12sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Obviously (video, 50sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fraud (video, 1min 15sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Missouri (three channels, 75min each, video, color, silent)
  • Knot 8 (video, 8min 40sec, color, silent)
  • The Window of Time (video, 22min 32sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Telephone (video, 1min 10sec, color, silent)
  • Eye Eye (video, 30sec, color, silent)
  • They’re Blood! They’re Blood! (video, 24sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Don’t Forget About Me (video, 40sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Don’t be a Stranger (video, 1min, color, sound stereo)
  • Slightly Above (video, 1min 40sec, color, silent)
  • The Seals (video, 56sec, color, silent)
  • The Photograph (video, 13sec, color, sound stereo)
  • He’s Going to Ruin Everything (video, 1min, color, sound stereo)
  • Three Noses (video, 1min, color, silent)
  • I Know That Guy (video, 8sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Career Development (video, 16sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Natural Athlete 2  (video, 13sec, color, sound stereo)
  • I Know a Guy That Owns a Hundred of These Things 2 (video, 21sec, color, sound stereo)
  • It Must Be … Freitag! (video, 1min 57sec, b/w-color, silent)
  • Knot 7 (video, 1min 50sec, color, silent)
  • You Don’t Understand He is a Painter by Nature (video, 40sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Knot 6 (video, 3min 25sec, color, silent)
  • You’re Not Supposed to be Here (video, 52sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Natural Athlete (video, 1min 47sec, color, sound stereo)
  • I Know a Guy That Owns a Hundred of These Things (video, 1min 47sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Pete Rose (video, 8min 10sec, color, silent)
  • Knot 5 (video, 23min, color, silent)
  • Knot 4 (video, 13min 45sec, color, silent)
  • Sophocles’s The Progeny (video, 1min 31sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Knot 3 (video, 6min 32sec, color, silent)
  • Ben Coonley 2 (video, 35sec, color, silent)
  • Knot 2 (video, 10min 27sec, color, silent)
  • Knot 1 (video, 50sec, color, silent)
  • The Sky Song (video, 127min, color, sound stereo)
2006
  • Segments: Fotopoulos/Parnes (video, color, sound stereo)
  • The Whistler (four channels, 60min each, video, color, silent)
  • Words & Rhythm: Vol.1, The London’s Cat-Meat – Grandpa’s Ghost Performance Video (video, 30min, color, silent)
  • Suicide (video, 54sec, color, silent)
  • The Brother (video, 34sec, color, silent)
  • The Mother and Son (video, 29sec, color, silent)
  • Bardot (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 63min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Hard-Boiled Egg (screenplay by Eugène Ionesco – original screenplay produced by Barney Rosset & Evergreen Theatre) (video, 27min 08sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Fotopoulos/Arcangel Part 3 (with Cory Arcangel) (video, 18min 27sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Trinity (video, 108min, color, sound stereo)
  • LoVid – Performance Video (video, 30min, color, silent)
2005
  • Ben Coonley (video, 4min 28sec, color, sound stereo)
  • (working title) Shattered (with Barney Rosset) (video, color, sound stereo)
  • The Pig (video, 3min, color, sound stereo)
  • Dripping Heart (video, 1min, color, sound stereo)
  • 30.40 (video, 5min, color, sound stereo)
  • Arcangel/Fotopoulos Part 2 (with Cory Arcangel) (video, 16min 28sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Mirror Mask (single channel version, video, 110min 50sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Mirror Mask (multi-channel version, video, color, silent & sound stereo)
    • Part 1 (7min 02sec, silent)
    • Part 2 (10min 34sec, silent)
    • Part 3 (10min, silent)
    • Part 4 (9min 45sec, silent)
    • Part 5 (10min 21sec, silent)
    • Part 6 (13min 57sec, sound stereo)
    • Part 7 (14min 20sec, sound stereo)
    • Part 8 (13min 50sec, sound stereo)
    • Part 9 (54sec, sound stereo)
  • Spine Face (video, 41min, color, sound stereo)
2004
  • Ferns (video, 40min, color, sound stereo)
  • Like the Sky in Reverse (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 3min 54sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Of the Earth Dripping/Opening Song (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 3min 14sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Once in Royal David’s City (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 6min 55sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Hollow Traces (video, 45min, color, sound stereo)
  • Hidden Objects Lobe (video, 7min, color, sound stereo)
  • Hidden Objects Appendage (video, 15min, color, sound stereo)
  • Hidden Objects Conclusive (video, 12min, color, sound stereo)
  • Hidden Objects Stationary (video, 31min, color, sound stereo)
  • Hidden Objects Primary (video, 11min, color, sound stereo)
  • Hidden Objects Standing (video, 29min, color, sound stereo)
  • Hidden Objects Lost and Found (video, 14min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Ant Hill (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • Walking Naked/Angling into Their Eyes (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 59min 46sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Tree Cycle (video, 6min, color, sound stereo)
  • Fotopoulos/Arcangel Part 5 (with Cory Arcangel) (video, 33min, color, sound stereo)
  • Painted Skull & Other Fun Songs (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 54min 16sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Scene of the Crime (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 59min 54sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Twins (video, 1min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Other Half (video, 1min, color, sound stereo)
  • Inside and Outside (video, 1min, color, sound stereo)
  • Harry’s Passion (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 53min 42sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Mary, Mary (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 59min 18sec, color, sound stereo)
  • Monroe Blues (with Grandpa’s Ghost) (video, 53min 42sec, color, sound stereo)
  • The Temple (video, 25min, color, sound stereo)
  • Places (video, 11min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Lighthouse (video, 10min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Pearl (video, 120min, color, sound stereo)
  • Esophagus (video, 70min, color, sound stereo)
2003
  • Sublimation  (video, 76min, color, sound stereo)
  • Grandpa’s Ghost – Performance Video (2 parts, video, total time: 56min, color, silent)
    • Part 1 (26min)
    • Part 2 (30min)
  • Conjunction (3 part series, video, total time: 146min, color, sound stereo)
    •  Part 1 (46min)
    • Part 2 (82min)
    • Part 3 (18min)
  • Patterns 2 (video, 5min, b/w, silent)
  • Hidden Objects (12 part series, 16mm, total time: 39min, b/w, silent)
    • Part 1 (4min)
    • Part 2 (3min)
    • Part 3 (3min)
    • Part 4 (3min)
    • Part 5 (3min)
    • Part 6 (3min)
    • Part 7 (4min)
    • Part 8 (3min)
    • Part 9 (4min)
    • Part 10 (3min)
    • Part 11 (3min)
    • Part 12 (3min)
  • Jerusalem  (8mm video, 78min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Ostrich  (2 part series, video, total time:  7min, color, sound stereo)
    • Part 1 (4min)
    • Part 2 (3min)
  • The Seed (3 part series, video, total time:  20min, color, sound stereo)
    • Part 1  (5min)
    • Part 2  (6min)
    • Part 3  (9min)
  • The Ladder  (3 part series, video, total time: 15min, color, sound stereo)
    • Part 1  (5min)
    • Part 2  (6min)
    • Part 3  (4min)
  • The Hand (video, 11min, color, sound stereo)
  • Faces (video, 8min color, sound stereo)
  • The Road (video, 14min, color, sound stereo)
  • Sea Storm (video, 12min, color, sound stereo)
  • Patterns 1 (video, 30min, b/w, silent)
  • Knowing and Being (3 part series, video, total time:  31min, color, sound stereo
    • Part 1  (9min)
    • Part 2  (8min)
    • Part 3  (14min)
  • The Cobweb (video, 25min, color, sound stereo)
  • Crescent Moon (video, 45min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Watchtower (video, 6min, color, sound stereo)
  • Celestial Visions (video, 18min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Fountain (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Weeping Tree (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Exiled Bird (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Catacombs (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Cypress Tree (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • Leviathan (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Glass House (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Hemispheres (16mm, 5min, color, sound mono)
  • The Nest (16mm, 78min, color, sound mono)
2002
  • The Swan (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The River (video, 60min, color, sound stereo)
  • The Scythe (16mm, 2min, b/w, sound mono)
  • Flight (16mm, 3min, b/w, sound mono)
  • MAESTRO Distribution Panel Video (video, 16min, color, sound stereo)
  • Families (16mm, 97min, b/w, sound mono)
  • Hymn (video, 90min, color, sound stereo)
2001
  • Christabel (4 part series, video & 16mm, total time:  74min, color, sound mono)
    • Part I (video, 28min)
    • The Conclusion to Part I (16mm, 7min)
    • Part II (video, 28min)
    • The Conclusion to Part II (16mm, 11min)
  • The Circle 2 (16mm, 8min, color, sound mono)
  • Consumed (5 part series, 16mm, total time: 21min, b/w & color, sound mono)
    • Part 1 (5min, b/w)
    • Part 2 (3min, color)
    • Part 3 (1min, color)
    • Part 4 (7min, color)
    • Part 5 (5min, b/w)
  • Insect (16mm, 11min, b/w, sound mono)
  • The Circle 1 (16mm, 7min, b/w, silent)
2000
  • Back Against the Wall (16mm, 94min, b/w, sound mono)
  • The Vanished (16mm, 5min, b/w, silent)
  • The Sun (16mm, 3min, b/w, silent)
  • Escape (16mm, 3min, color, sound mono)
  • Drowning (16mm, 3min, color, sound mono)
  • Breathe (16mm, 34sec, b/w, silent)
1999
  • Two Cats (16mm, 46sec, color, silent)
  • A Room (16mm, 18min, b/w & color, sound mono)
  • Migrating Forms (16mm, 80min, b/w & color, sound mono)
  • Growth (16mm, 6min, b/w & color, silent)
1997
  • ZERO (16mm, 142min, color, sound mono)
1995
  • Tranquillity (16mm, color, sound mono)
1994
  • Substitute (16mm, b/w, silent)
1993
  • Inure (super-8, color, silent)
  • Tree (16mm, b/w, silent)

 

Music
2010
  • Dolphin (1 track, 5min 02sec, stereo)
  • Goat (1 track, 3min 09sec, stereo)
  • Chimp (1 track, 34sec, stereo)
  • Sloth (1 track, 5min 02sec, stereo)
  • Insta-gator (3 Parts, total time: 78min 51sec, stereo)
    • Part 1 (22min 09sec)
    • Part 2 (25min 19sec)
    • Part 3 (31min 23sec)
  • The Gospels (1 track, 30min 06sec, stereo)
  • 2005 (1 track, 2min 32sec, stereo)
  • The Whale Beach (1 track, 4min 01sec, stereo)
  • Dog (1 track, 7min 15 sec, stereo)
  • Christmas (1 track, 18 min 42 sec, stereo)
  • Dead Son (1 track, 34min 01sec, stereo)
2005
  • Crippled By Concepts  (1 track, 1min 45sec, stereo)
  • Middle Of The Road  (1 track, 1min 26sec, stereo)
  • First Date  (1 track, 1min 14sec, stereo)
  • Nice Face  (1 track, 1min 40sec, stereo)
  • High Spirits  (1 track, 1min 30sec, stereo)
  • Praise To Get Ahead  (1 track, 1min 33sec, stereo)
  • Word On The Street  (1 track, 1min 02sec, stereo)
  • Girlfriends  (1 track, 1min 57sec, stereo)
  • Mr. Hair  (1 track, 1min 55sec, stereo)
  • 2E  (1 track, 1min 26sec, stereo)
  • What Ever It Is You Are Called These Days  (1 track, 2min 10sec, stereo)
  • Slap Me  (1 track, 41sec, stereo)
  • Hold Me Up  (1 track, 30sec, stereo)
  • Kill It  (1 track, 1min 29sec, stereo)
  • Man Of Breads  (1 track, 1min 29sec, stereo)
  • 269  (1 track, 1min 16sec, stereo)
  • Don’t Worry About It  (1 track, 1min 38sec, stereo)
  • Pushing On  (1 track, 3min 36sec, stereo)
  • ? (1 track, 1min 16sec, stereo)
  • Bar Troubles  (1 track, 3min 14sec, stereo)
  • Mr. Loud  (1 track, 3min 14sec, stereo)
  • What Do You Want Me To Tell You?  (1 track, 2min 44sec, stereo)
  • You Don’t Seem To Understand  (1 track, 2min 39sec, stereo)
  • Everyone Is Doing It  (1 track, 1min 54sec, stereo)
  • Shovel Face  (1 track, 4min 44sec, stereo)
  • You Can Take Me Here Or You Can Take Me There  (1 track, 3min 17sec, stereo)
  • Disregard  (1 track, 2min 21sec, stereo)
  • Arcangel/Fotopoulos Part 2 (with Cory Arcangel) (1 track, 16min 38sec, stereo)
  • Trumpet Bee (1 track, 10min 22sec, stereo)
  • The Deluge (1 track, 66min, stereo)
  • Benefit of the Doubt (1 track, 30min, stereo)
  • Easy Come Easy Go (1 track, 33min 18sec, stereo)
  • Criminal Intent  (1 track, 47min 46sec, stereo)
2004
  • Gross Negligence 4 (1 track, 37min 05sec, stereo)
  • Gross Negligence 3 (1 track, 36min 14sec, stereo)
  • Gross Negligence 2 (1 track, 40min 09sec, stereo)
  • Gross Negligence 1 (1 track, 57min 45sec, stereo)
  • The Twisted Tree (1 track, 22min 30sec, stereo)
  • The Sleep Police (1 track, 31min 33sec, stereo)
  • Malibu 76 (1 track, 32min 08sec, stereo)
  • Malibu 80 (1 track, 37min 50sec, stereo)
  • The Machine Room (1 track, 31min 25sec, stereo)
  • Fotopoulos/Arcangel Part 5 (with Cory Arcangel) (1 track, 33min, stereo)
2003
  • Shrew 9 (1 track, 42min 11sec, stereo)
  • Shrew 8 (1 track, 31min 17sec, stereo)
  • Shrew 7 (1 track, 31min 10sec, stereo)
  • Shrew 6 (1 track, 31min 22sec, stereo)
  •  Shrew 5 (1 track, 31min 19sec, stereo)
  •  Shrew 4 (3 tracks, 33min 37sec, stereo)
  •  Shrew 3 (31 tracks, 60min, stereo)
  •  Shrew 2 (1 track, 45min, stereo)
  •  Shrew (15 tracks, 45min, stereo)

 

Art Books
2010
  • Insta-gator. 51 pages. Drawings, text, video stills
  • The Gospels. 50 pages. Drawings, text
  • 2005. 140 pages. Drawings
  • The Whale Beach. 22 pages. Drawings, text
  • Dog. 10 pages. Drawings, text
  • Christmas. 19 pages. Drawings
  • Dead Son. 7 pages. Drawings
  • Codes. 5 pages. Drawings
  • Tape. 50 pages. Drawings
  • Death Lip. 11 pages. Drawings
  • Spies. 23 pages. Drawings
2009
  • Mysteries 3: The Details of Horror. 19 pages. Drawings
  • Mysteries 2: Nuances. 11 pages. Drawings
  • Mysteries 1: Clues. 9 pages. Drawings
  • Fishing. 69 pages. Drawings
2007
  • I Guess. 10 pages. Drawings
2005
  • The Watering Hole. Los Angeles, CA; Bastet. Mimeo edition. 20 pages, drawings, photocopied
  • The Lime Book. New York, NY/St. Louis, MO: Phosphorous Recordings/Neshui Publishing.  Drawings, text

 

Writings
2012
  • “The Nest.” Microscope Gallery (Jan). Online. Internet
  • “Dreamful Slumbers.” “Now What,” Microscope Gallery (Jan). Online. Internet
2011
  •  “Alice: Inclusion.” Lewis Carroll Society Meeting (Feb)
  •  “Thoughts on Tron.” The New Vulgate. (July). Online. Internet
  • “Alice in Wonderland.” The New Vulgate. (May). Online. Internet

 

Additional Projects
2011
  • Performer. County Down by Laura Parnes
2010
  • Drawing. “Dead.” Visionary Drawing Building
  •  Cover art. Stone Male: Requiem For a Film Style by Joe Carducci. Redoubt Press. Centennial, WY
2009
  • The Unknown Collaboration with Torsten Zenas Burns and Andrew Erdos. Drawings, text, video
  • Contributor. The New Vulgate. Blog
  • Poster. American Cancer Society Fundraiser. Philadelphia, PA
2008
  • Illustrations. 15th (and Final) New York Underground Film Festival. New York, NY
2007
  • Poster paper. “The Fourth Symposium on Synergetics and Morphology: Explorations into the Shapes of Nature,” The Synergetics Collaborative (SNEC) in collaboration with the Philomorphs and The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
  • Drawings for Analemma Magazine layout (Unpublished)
  • Cover art. Enter Naomi: SST, LA and All That… by Joe Carducci. Redoubt Press. Centennial, WY
2006
  • Still photography. Sharp Electronics, Aquos LCD installation, O’Hara/Klein Ventures, Chicago, IL
  • Illustration and photograph. From Sun Tzu to Xbox: War and Videogames by Ed Halter. Thunder’s Mouth Press. NY, New York
  • CD Layout Design and Images. Criminal Intent  by James Fotopoulos & Tobi Parks. Phosphorous Recordings
2005
  • The Watering Hole. Los Angeles, CA; Bastet. Mimeo edition. 20 pages, drawings, photocopied
2003
  • Contributed to “Who Inspires Us.” Filmmaker Magazine (Fall): 59
2001
  •  Programmed screening. – The Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, “Birth of Tragedy (Redux),” Collective Unconscious, New York, NY

 

Selected Film/Video Screenings
2015
  • “A Day of Experimental Film Screenings,” Experimental Film Society, Filmbase, Dublin, Ireland (Dignity)
  •  “The Cat-Vant Garde Film Show,” Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY (Two Cats)
  • Milledgeville Film Festival, Magnolia Ballroom, Milledgeville, GA (THERE)
  • “Fantasma: A James Fotopoulos Retrospective,” Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY (ZERO, Migrating Forms, Back Against the Wall, Christabel, Families, Hymn, The Nest, Esophagus, The Ant Hill, The Sky Song)
  • “Fantasma Selected: Some Abstract Films and Videos by James Fotopoulos,” Millennium Film Workshop, Brooklyn, NY (Circle 1, Circle 2, Knot 5, Hidden Objects, Patterns, The Mirror Mask)
  •  Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (The Given premiere)
  • “Intersections 2: James Fotopoulos & Barney Rosset,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Shattered)
  • “Intersections 1: James Fotopoulos + Cory Arcangel, Ben Coonley, Stom Sogo,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY ( Part 5, Scene, Part 3, Ben Coonley, Ben Coonley 2, Part 2, Surprise)
  • Transmissions Festival of Independent Cinema, Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi, New Delhi, India (THERE)
  • Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (THERE)
  • Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Festival, Producer’s Club, New York, NY (THERE premiere)
2014
  • Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY (NY premiere Dignity)
  • Union Docs, “The Ties that Bind: Documentary and Families,” Brooklyn, NY (Families)
2013
  •  A.p.A.I. – Casa dell’Arte, Ravenna, Italy (Alice in Wonderland, Tape 1, Thick Comb)
  • Festival del Film Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland (world premiere Dignity)
  • “My First 3D,” Microscope Gallery,  Brooklyn, NY (Saturn Return)
  • “Descend into Madness,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn (Jerusalem, Conjunction [premiere], Sublimation [premiere], The Pearl)
  • Sight Unseen, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore Maryland (Ten Ways of Doing Time)
2012
  • MoMA PS1, Summer Sessions, Hosted by Lia Gangatino, Long Island City, NY (premiere Ten Ways of Doing Time)
  • “Make It Easy Make It Porn,” Gallery on the Move, Isola Art Center, Milan, Italy (Hymn)
  • Black Sun Cinema a Day of Experimental Film and Video, Triskel ChristChurch, Cork, Ireland (The Nest)
  • “VHS,” Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY (Jerusalem)
  • “The Sky Song,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (closing night of “Dreamful Slumbers” exhibition)
  • “Sublimated Violence & Visual Excess” with Laura Parnes, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (The Nest)
  • “James Fotopoulos in Wonderland,” Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY (premieres Chimera, Thick Comb, Untitled [Thanks. Get In…])
2011
  • “Wonderland,” Art Cinema OFFoff, Ghent, Belgium
  • “Guilty Pleasures,” 2020, Sydney, Australia
  • “Guilty Pleasures,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Onion City Experimental Film Festival (Closing Night Film), Chicago, IL
  • AS220, Providence, RI
  • Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (premiere Alice in Wonderland)
2010
  • “Huis Clos: James Fotopoulos,” Art Cinema OFFoff, Ghent, Belgium
2009
  • “Coonley/Fotopoulos,” Canada Gallery, New York, NY
  • Cinemad: Almanac 2009, Cinefamily, Los Angeles, CA
  • Cinevegas Area 52, Onyx Theatre, Las Vegas, NV
2008
  • Art(Core): The Avant Garde and The Cinematic Body, Cinematic Body, Office of Contemporary Art, Osolo, Norway
  • Conversations on the Edge, “CUFF Retro: Program One,” Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
  • Art(Core): The Avant Garde and The Cinematic Body, Cinematic Body, Pleasure Dome, Toronto , Canada
  • Aurora Picture Show, “Cinematexas Eulogy: The Living Whale,” Houston, TX
  • The Silent Movie Theatre, “Cinevegas: 10 Years on the Edge,” Los Angeles, CA
  • Doc Films, Impossible Adaptations, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Fuse Box, Austin, TX
  • Stuttgarter Filmwinter, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Stuttgart, Germany
2007
  • Kino.Lab, “New York Now,” Warszawa, Poland
  • Woodland Pattern Book Center, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Milwaukee, WI
  • The Roxie New College Film Center, “Crazy Rays: Science Fiction and the Avant-Garde,” San Francisco, CA
  • Jewels and Gems from the Film-Makers’ Coop presents: “1 Minute (+) Films from the Film-makers’ Cooperative,” Collective:Unconscious, New York, NY
  • Festival Cinema Nouveau, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Montreal, Canada
  • Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle, UK
  • Austin Film Society, Regal Arbor Cinema, Austin, TX
  • Aurora Picture Show, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Houston, TX
  • Jacksonville Film Festival, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Jacksonville, FL
  • Pacific Film Archives, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Berkeley, CA
  • New York Underground, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
  • White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
  • Sundance Film Festival, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Park City, UT
2006
  • Triskel Art Center, Cork, Ireland
  • Cinematexas International Short Film & Video Festival, “Mike Plante’s Lunch Short Show,” Austin, TX
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival, Music Box Theater, Chicago, IL
  • “James Fotopoulos: One-Man Show”, Jewels and Gems from The Film-Makers’ Coop, Collective: Unconscious, New York, NY
  • “Barney Rosset Presents: Samuel Beckett’s Film & Literary Cinema,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • “The Theatrically of Cinema,” Irish Film Institute, Dublin, Ireland
  • New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
2005
  • Cine Contour, Mechelen Biennale, kc nOna, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Ocularis, “An Evening with James Fotopoulos,” Galapagos Art & Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY
  • Cinematexas International Short Film & Video Festival, Austin, TX
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival, Music Box Theater, Chicago, IL
  • The Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival, Chicago Filmmakers Chicago, IL
  • “HHORRRAUTICA,” Roberta Beck Memorial Cinema, curator: Torsten Zenas Burns, Participant, Inc., New York, NY
  • Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL
  • PDX – Portland Documentary/Experimental Film Fest, Portland, OR
  • New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
2004
  • Anthology Film Archives, “James Fotopoulos: New Works,” New York, NY
  • Cinematexas International Short Film & Video Festival, Austin, TX
  • The Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival, “Judge’s Show,” Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago. IL
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
  • Cinevegas, Las Vegas, NV
  • Lemp Art Center, St. Louis, MO
  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA
  • New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
  • Brooklyn Underground, Weekly Screening, DUMBO Artspace, Brooklyn, NY
  • Ocularis, Galapagos Art & Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY
2003
  • Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival, Special Screening The Nest, The Hideout, Austin, TX
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
  • Brighton Cinematheque, Brighton, England, UK
  • Chicago Filmmakers, “Paradise Lost/Paradise Found: New Experimental Film & Video,” Chicago, IL
  • Arsenal/Friends of German Kinemathek, Berlin, Germany
  • Dresdener Small Film Festival, Dresden, Germany
  • Arizona International Film Festival, The Screening Room, Tucson, AZ
  • New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
2002
  • “Here and Now: Recent Films by Local Film & Video Artists,” Presented by Chicago Filmmakers and Chicago
  • Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago Cultural Center
  • Block Cinema, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
  • Festival Tous Courts, Reves En Coors (Dreams in Progress) program, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Cinescape, Presented by Blue Screen, The Hideout, Austin, TX
  • International Film Seminars, “Selections from the 48th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar,” Donnell Media Library, New York, NY
  • Union Theater, Milwaukee, WI
  • SeNef Film Festival, Seoul, Korea
  • Melbourne Underground Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
  • Cleveland Cinematheque, Cleveland, OH
  • Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • CineVegas, Las Vegas, NV
  • Chicago Filmmakers, “Chicago’s Own: James Fotopoulos Short Films (1999-2001),” Chicago, IL
  • Brighton Cinematheque, Brighton, England, UK
  • Dallas Video Festival, Dallas, TX
  • Other Cinema, “Abject Flesh,” ATA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Arizona International Film Festival, The Screening Room, Tucson, AZ
  • Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema “Danger After Dark” program, Philadelphia, PA
  • Anthology Film Archives, “Urban Legends: The Films of James Fotopoulos,” (retrospective) New York, NY
  • New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam, “Nature’s a Language, Can’t You Read?” program, Cinerama, Pathe
  • Schouwburgplein, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2001
  • Regus London Film Festival, “Experimenta” program, National Film Theatre, ICA Cinema, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival, “Orgasmic Cinema” program, Presented by the Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival, Olympion Renault, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Flanders International Film Festival Ghent, “A Look Apart” Film/Video Series, Curator: Cis Bierinckx, Film/Video Curator at Walker Art Center, Studio Skoop, Ghent, Belgium
  • The Screening Room, Presented by Cinemad, Tucson, AZ
  • Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival, “Precious Bodily Fluids” and “Into the Aether” programs, Alamo North, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and The Hideout Coffee House & Theater, Austin, TX
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival (Opening Night Film), Biograph Theater, Chicago, IL
  • Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA
  • Walker Art Center, “A Look Apart” Film/Video Series, Minneapolis, MN
  • Arizona International Film Festival, Presented by Cinemad, The Screening Room, Tucson, AZ
  • Lux Centre, New York Underground Film Festival Program, “A James Fotopoulos Special,” London, England, United Kingdom
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Presented by the Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival and the Austin Film Society, Austin, TX
  • The Blinding Light Cinema, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • The Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, “Birth of Tragedy (Redux),” Collective Unconscious, New York, NY (programmed screening)
  • Film Fest New Haven, New Haven, CT
  • New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
  • Cleveland Cinematheque, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2000
  • Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
  • The Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, “ZERO + 1 = 0,” Collective Unconscious, New York, NY
  • Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival, “Not a Dry Seat in the House” program, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Austin, TX
  • Athens International Film Festival Opening Nights Ericsson, “Greeks of the Diaspora” program, Apollon, Athens, Greece
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival, The Fine Arts Theater, Chicago, IL
  • Film Fest New Haven, New Haven, CT
  • New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
1998
  • Welsh International Film Festival, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

 

Solo & Group Exhibitions
2015
  • “The Given,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013
  • “Overt & Covert: technology and portraiture,” Microscope Gallery (Jerusalem and Sublimation prints)
  • “I Think We’re Ready To Go To The Net Sequence: Legacy of the Halflifers,” Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (video, drawings)
  • WagMag Benefit, Microscope Gallery, English Kill, Brooklyn, NY (drawing)
2012
  • UNTITLED Art Fair, Participant, Inc., Miami, FL (Nautilus drawings)
  • “VHS the Exhibition,” Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT (video)
  • Fountain Art Fair, Microscope Gallery, New York, NY (drawings, videos)
  • “Dreamful Slumbers: Drawings & Videos,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo show videos, drawings)
2011
  • Fountain Art Fair, Microscope Gallery, Miami, FL (drawings)
  • “Independence Returns,” Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (video, drawings)
2009
  • HHORRAUTICA 4: (CRYPTO), Parsons Hall Project Space, Holyoke, MA (drawings)
  • No Soul for Sale, Migrating Forms – “Half-inch Half-life,” X-initiative, New York, NY (video)
2008
  • VII Salon De Arte Digital, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia, MACZUL, Maracaibo, Venezuela (digital drawings, videos)
2007
  • “The Fourth Symposium on Synergetics and Morphology: Explorations into the Shapes of Nature,” The Synergetics Collaborative (SNEC) in collaboration with the Philomorphs and The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI (poster paper)
2006
  • Triskel Art Center, Cork, Ireland (video)
  • “Fotopoulos/Arcangel Part 3” with Cory Arcangel, New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY (video)
  • “James Fotopoulos & Saya Woolfalk,” Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY (videos) (catalog)
2005
  • Mechelen Biennale, “Contour” 2nd Bienniale for Videoart, Mechelen, Belgium (video, drawings, digital prints) (catalog)
  • “Arcangel/Fotopoulos Part 2” with Cory Arcangel, New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY (audio installation)
2004
  • Vertex List, “F#@K Perfection,” Brooklyn, NY (video)
  • “Fotopoulos/Arcangel Part 5” with Cory Arcangel, New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY (audio installation)
  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (video) (catalog)

 

Performances
2015
  • “James Fotopoulos & LoVid,” Dark Circuit Series, Spectrum, New York, NY
2011
  • “SummerSonic,” Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, IL (videos for bands Joan of Arc, ONO, The Eternals)
2008
  • Bambi performance, The Zipper Theatre, New York, NY (video)
2007
  • White Flag Projects with Grandpa’s Ghost/The Prairie Drone Refractors, St. Louis, MO (video, drawings)
2006
  • Monkeytown, with Grandpa’s Ghost, Brooklyn, NY (video)
  • “Breaking the Frame Series: LoVid and James Fotopoulos,” Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL
2004
  • Rag Tag Cinema, Grandpa’s Ghost with James Fotopoulos Video, Columbia, MO
  • “Movies with Live Soundtracks,” The Ice Factory, Chicago, IL
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival, Grandpa’s Ghost with video by James Fotopoulos, The Hungry Brain, Chicago, IL
  • The Knitting Factory, New York, NY, with Grandpa’s Ghost (video)
2003
  • Audio/Visual Competition, Presented by the New York Underground Festival, with Grandpa’s Ghost, Northsix, New York, NY (video)
  • “An Evening with Filmmaker James Fotopoulos & Grandpa’s Ghost,” A.D. Brown Building, St. Louis, MO (videos)

 

Awards/Grants/Nominations
2012
  • Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nomination, New,York NY
2011
  • Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nomination, New,York NY
2005
  • Creative Capital Foundation Grant, Film/Video
2004
  • No Budget Award for The Lighthouse, Cinematexas International Short Film & Video Festival
2003
  • Nominee Rockefeller Fellowship Film/Video, New York, NY
2002
  • Nominee Rockefeller Fellowship Film/Video, New York, NY
2001
  • Chicago Underground Film Fund Grant for Consumed 1-5, a program of the Chicago Underground Film Festival
2000
  • Made in Chicago Award for Migrating Forms, Chicago Underground Film Festival
  • Best Feature for Migrating Forms, New York Underground Film Festival

 

Commission/Residency
2012
  • Cut and Burns Residency, Outpost Artists Resources, Brooklyn, NY
2005
  • The Mirror Mask, 2nd Contour Bienniale of Videoart, Mechelen Biennale, Mechelen, Belgium

 

Lectures/Symposiums/Juries
2012
  • Guest lecturer, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
2011
  • “Alice: Inclusion,” Lewis Carroll Society Fall Meeting, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY
2007
  • Texas Production Fund Panelist, Austin Film Society, Austin, TX
2006
  • Outlaw Cinema Panel with Greg Araki, Abel Ferrara, Bobcat Goldthwait, Nina Menkes, Cinevegas, Las Vegas, NV
2005
  • Guest lecturer, “Non-Narrative,” Aesthetics of Film & Video, Columbia College of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Guest lecturer, “How to Watch Movies,” National Louis University, Chicago, IL
2004
  • Juror, The Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival, Chicago, IL
2003
  • “Meet & Greet with James Fotopoulos,” Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL
  • Guest lecturer, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
  • Juror, Cinematexas International Short Film & Video Festival, Austin, TX
  • Guest lecturer, “Film One” (non-sync sound, b/w) production class, The University of Texas at Austin
2002
  • “Getting your work out into the world An Audience Development Panel for Independent Film and Videomakers,” Presented by The Media Arts Environmental Scanning Tour of Regional Organizations, Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers, National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture and Video Data Bank, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
  • Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Cinemad Presents panel discussion with James Benning and Scott MacDonald, Arizona International Film Festival, Tucson, AZ
2001
  • Guest lecturer, “Film One” (non-sync sound, b/w) production class, The University of Texas at Austin

 

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2015
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  • Le Cain, Maximillian, “The Migrating Forms of James Fotopoulos,” Experimental Film Society Publications (March). Online. Internet
  • Segedy, Robert, “20 Great B Movies That Are Worth You Time,”  Taste of Cinema (April 15). Online Internet (Back Against the Wall)
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  • Green, Frank. “Midwest Mourning.” (review Back Against the Wall). Cleveland Free Times. (14 20 August): 70.
  • Halter, Ed. “Take 3: The Year in Avant-Garde Film and Video.” (Back Against the Wall). The Village Voice. (8 January): 42.
    • et al., “Documenting the 48th Flaherty Seminar.” (Migrating Forms/cover/interview/article). The Independent Film & Video Monthly (October): 37, 39, 41-43, 45.
  • Hoberman, Jim. “The Last Seductions.” (retrospective review Back Against the Wall, Migrating Forms, Christabel). The Village Voice. (19 March): 113.
  • Holden, Stephen. “Back Against the Wall.” The New York Times. (15 March): E5.
  • Huston, Johnny Ray. “Foto-graphy.” (review Back Against the Wall). San Francisco Bay Guardian. (15 March): 56.
  • Mookas, Ioannis. “When They’re Bad, They’re Better.” (festival review Christabel). The Independent Film & Video Monthly. (July/August): 26, 27.
  • Musetto, V.A. “Midwest lowlifes find themselves Against the Wall.” New York Post. (13 March): 46.
  • O’Discoll, Bill. “Foto-play.” (review Back Against the Wall). Pittsburgh City Paper. (16 March): 44.
  • Privett, Ray. Urban Legends: The Films of James Fotopoulos. 32-page program book. New York and Chicago: New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, Facets Video, et al.
  • Sterritt, David. “Underground Goes Mainstream.” (festival review Christabel). Christian Science Monitor. (8 March).
  • Wolf, Matt. “Grilling the Underground.” (interview). The Squealer. (Fall/Winter 2002): 11.
2001
  • Conn, Andrew Lewis. “Notes from Underground.” (festival review Back Against the Wall). Film Comment. (May/June): 67-68.
  • Crawford, Travis. “Interiors.” (interview). Filmmaker Magazine. (Spring): 71-73, 80.
  • DiGiovanna, James. “Darker Shadows.” (review of Back Against the Wall and Migrating Forms). Tucson Weekly. (27 September 3 October): 24.
  • Evans, Gareth. “Back Against the Wall.” (capsule review). Time Out London. (14-21 November): 112.
  • Frye, Brian. “James Fotopoulos: An Interview.” OtherZine 3 (Fall). n.pag. Online. Internet.
  • Kipp, Jeremiah. “Back Against the Wall.” Guerrilla Filmmaker. (Fall/Winter): 45.
  • Lim, Dennis. “Surreal Endgames, Seedy Glamour.” (festival review Back Against the Wall). The Village Voice. (13 March): 140.
  • Ludwig, Jerome. “Festival Seating: a dark star of the underground film scene.” Chicago Reader. (10 August): sec. 1, 38.
  • Plante, Mike. “James Fotopoulos Takes a Stance.” (cover/interview). Cinemad #5. 5-10.
  • Rosenbaum, Jonathan. “Back Against the Wall.” (capsule review). Chicago Reader. (17 August): sec 2, 19.
  • Taubin, Amy. “Back Against the Wall.” (capsule review). The Village Voice. (13 March): 92.
2000
  • Bierinckx, Cis. “Artists of the Year: James Fotopoulos.” City Pages. (27 January): 21.
  • Halter, Ed. “James Fotopoulos.” New York Press. (15 21 November): 31-32.
    • . “Best of 2000 Lists.” New York Press. (Migrating Forms). (27 December).
  • Taubin, Amy. “Getting Over, Going Underground.” (festival review Migrating Forms). The Village Voice
    (14 March): 112.
  • . “Take 2: Film Critics Poll.” The Village Voice. (Migrating Forms). (2 January): 46.

 

Television Interviews
2003
  • RAI. Vertigo News. Rome, Italy. (November).
2002
  • “Foto graphic.” Prod. Marc Vitali. ArtBeat Chicago. PBS. WTTW. Chicago. (27 June).
  • “Haunted Cinema.” Prod. Meema Spadola. Shorts from the Underground. Sundance Channel. New York. (15 November).

 

Radio/Podcast Interviews
2011
  • Cinemad Podcast #4: James Fotopoulos. (Oct)
2004
  • “Pleasure Underground” The Brian Lehrer Show. New York Public Radio. WYNC. New York, NY. (12 March).
2001
  • The Fourth Wall. Cleveland State University. WCSB. Cleveland, OH. (23 February).

 

Video Interviews
2012
  • “James Fotopoulos discusses ‘Dreamful Slumbers: Drawings & Video’ exhibit” with Rebecca Cleman, Microscope Gallery (22 Jan).
2007
  • Yunas, Murad. “James Fotopoulos Interview.” (Dec)