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Dia & EAI Members Event:
Joan Jonas's Volcano Saga

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)

535 West 22nd St. 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011

February 11, 2016
6:30 pm

Dia Art Foundation and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) are pleased to present a special members screening of artist Joan Jonas's Volcano Saga (1989). Shot in Iceland and New York, this 28-minute video is based on a medieval Icelandic Myth, titled Laxdaela Saga, and features Tilda Swinton as a young woman whose dreams foretell the future. Employing layered digital effects, Jonas creates a ritualistic dreamscape of the young woman's imagination and desires. With this event EAI launches our 45th anniversary year. Following the screening, Dia Associate Curator Kelly Kivland will lead a Q&A. Please click here to become a Friends of EAI Member.