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Carleen Maur

Title: Assistant Professor / Media Arts
Department: School of Visual Art and Design
School of Visual Art and Design
Phone: 803-777-3137
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Carleen Maur is a professor and filmmaker. Her films have been screed at film festivals across the globe including, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Engauge Film Festival and Crossroads. Her work has awards from both Mannheim Arts and Film Festival and Thomas Edison Film Festival (formally Black Maria). In addition to festivals her work has been invited to screen in collaboration with institutions such as the Museum of Sex, the Filmmakers Coop and the Rhode Island School of Design. Reviews of her films have been published in Cinemascope Magazine and Traverse Vidéo’s digital catalog.

In additional to screenings, Carleen has curated screenings and presented research with institutions such as Northwest Film Forum, University of Amsterdam, Outting the Past and through Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT). 

Research Focus:

Carleen’s experimental films focus on hybrid methods of both film and video that examine the intersections between gender, sexuality and camouflage.

Courses taught:

  • MART 371: The Moving Image
  • MART 771 A: Moving Image Advanced: Narrative
  • MART 771 D: Moving Image Advanced: Experimental 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.