Grand Detour Presents: A program of Experimental Animation
curated by Nancy Jean Tucker April 16th, 2011 Settlement Galleries in Pioneer Place Mall Portland, OR 8pm Nancy Jean Tucker comes to Portland to screen some of her own work, as well as a collection of truly innovative films by various animators. The program explores both the serious and the ridiculous sides of animation, including tales about a pet hamster’s voyage, the collapse of a paper world, what happens when you trade heads with your cat, and a musical homage to the film “Willow”. With work by Maureen Selwood, Telefantasy Studios, Colin Barton, Al Herrmann, Hsin-I Tseng, Keren Albala, Jed McGowan, Helen Hill, Stefan Gruber, Amy Lockhart and more! Nancy Jean Tucker is a director and animator based in Los Angeles. She is originally from Louisville, Kentucky, and began making films at the California Institute of the Arts. Her films and music videos have shown around the world in galleries and festivals such as the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, the European Media Arts Festival, and the Nova Scotia Museum of Art.