The Electronic Diaries of Lynn Hershman Leeson


Institute History

  • 2020 Sundance Film Festival


In 1984, seminal artist Lynn Hershman Leeson began to talk in front of a camera, and for 40 years, she recorded a profound, raw confessional (for an unknown audience) that helped her evolve and survive. The Electronic Diaries of Lynn Hershman Leeson is composed of this singular archive. It is presented in a custom theater that also houses Room #8, a locked, blue-lit chamber that contains the DNA strand onto which the film is encoded.

Screens with New Frontier Central

— S.F.

Screening Details

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