Véréna Paravel

Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor are filmmakers, artists, and anthropologists, who work at the Sensory Ethnography Lab at Harvard University. Their work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (NY), and the British Museum, and has been screened at the AFI, BAFICI, Berlin, CPH:DOX, Locarno, New York, Toronto, and Viennale film festivals, and exhibited at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Centre Pompidou, the Berlin Kunsthalle, Marian Goodman Gallery, the X-Initiative, and elsewhere. Paravel’s previous films include Foreign Parts (2010, with J.P. Sniadecki) Interface series (2009-10) and 7 Queens (2008); and Castaing-Taylor’s Hell Roaring Creek (2010), The High Trail (2010), Sweetgrass (2009, with Ilisa Barbash), In and Out of Africa (2001, with Barbash), and Made In USA (1990, with Barbash).

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Leviathan

(Véréna ParavelLucien Castaing-Taylor, 2012)

A groundbreaking, immersive portrait of the contemporary commercial fishing industry. Filmed off the coast of New Bedford, Massachusetts – at one time the whaling capital of the world as well...