Filip Gabriel Pudlo is an artist based in Warsaw, Poland, who works
with video and photography. The
Collection uses video to play with classic portraiture conventions, creating a
series of brief glimpses into Eastern European life that together form a new
kind of family album. Filip studied
cinematography and television at The Polish National Film, Television and
Theater School in Lodz.
The Niche is a new media project of the Fine Arts Library at the University of Virginia. It consists of a Mac Pro and a sixty-inch HD capable flat screen monitor mounted on a wall in a highly trafficked area of the library. There are a couple comfortable chairs to encourage viewers to sit and take their time as well as several pairs of wireless headphones. The project is ongoing so please check back regularly.