Chris Hill

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Chris Hill is a media curator, artist and educator, who is currently teaching and Associate Dean in the Film/Video School at California Institute for the Arts. She taught at FaVU (Brno) in the mid-1990s, and then Antioch College (Ohio) where she co-directed four Summer Documentary Institutes including one (with Keiko Sei) on Post-1989 Documentaries in East Central Europe (2000). Hill received an MFA in Media Study from SUNY Buffalo (1984), and from 1984-96 was Video Curator at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo. Hill curated a 17-hour video art collection Surveying the First Decade (1996) that has been distributed to museums and universities internationally by the Video Data Bank. Her recent publications and media work have investigated documentary media on the U.S. incarceration crisis, contemporary artists’ work that re-embodies experimental film and grassroots video projects of the early 1970s, tactical media initiatives in response to an educational community emergency, and beekeeping.