Benjamin Ogrodnik

Benjamin Ogrodnik is a PhD candidate at the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently writing a dissertation on avant-garde and independent filmmaking in Pittsburgh in the 1970s and 1980s. He is especially interested in the remarkable flowering of media art centers and museum film programs across the world during those decades. You can read more of his work at Afterimage, Feminist Media Histories, Senses of Cinema, Film International, JUMP CUT, and Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture.