GREGG BIERMANN - BIO


Gregg Biermann is a video and multimedia artist whose work comes out of the avant-garde filmmaking tradition. His work takes advantage of digital technologies to advance rigorous compositional strategies.


PRESS

2012 New Media New Forms -- New York Times (Martha Schwendener)

2004 “Material Excess” --- Film Threat.com  (David Finkelstein)

2004 “5 New Jersey Filmmakers featured in Black Maria Screenings”--- Star Ledger (Claudia Perry)

2003 Critic’s Choice for “MATERIAL EXCESS” — Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

2003 “MATERIAL EXCESS DELIVERS” – Chicago Tribune (John Petrakis)

2002 Review of “The Waters of Casablanca” – Chicago Reader (Jonathan Rosenbaum)

2002 Capsule review of  “Electronic Encounters” program – Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

2001 Capsule review of DISSONANCES - Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

2000 Critic’s Choice for THE HOBGOBLIN OF LITTLE MINDS - Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

1999 Canyon Cinema Catalog -- Canyon Cinema, San Francisco, CA

1996 Critic’s Choice for WINDOW OF APPEARANCES - Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

1996 Critic’s Choice for MONTAGE - Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

1996 Critic’s Choice for DETACHED AMERICANS - Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

1996 FILM SOCIETIES PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE - Chicago Sun Times (Lloyd Sachs)

1995 REEL LIFE: X-FILM’S OPEN DOOR POLICY - Chicago Reader (Fred Camper)

1995 X.... IS FOR EXPERIMENTAL - The Film Letter (Kate Daigle)

1992 Critic’s Choice Film for GIANTS OF THE SEA - San Francisco Bay Guardian (Kurt Wolff)


AWARDS

Jury's Citation Award, 2010 Black Maria Film and Video Festival (High Noon Reflections)

Director's Choice Award, 2009 Black Maria Film and Video Festival (Utopia Variations)

Director's Choice Award, 2008 Black Maria Film and Video Festival (Another Picture)

Honorable Mention, 2008 Abstracta Festival (Another Picture)

Best Short, 2008 Darklight Festival (Another Picture)

Director's Choice Award, 2007 Black Maria Film and Video Festival (Hackensack Motet)

Best In Show, 2006 New Jersey Center for Visual Arts International Competition (Hackensack Motet)

Director's Choice Award, 2006 Black Maria Film and Video Festival (The Hills Are Alive)

Director's Choice Award, 2004 Black Maria Film and Video Festival (Cinema Study)

2nd Place, Florida Experimental Film Festival (Spherical Coordinates)

Best Experimental Film, 2003 United States Super 8 and DV festival, Rutgers University (Orange)

Grand Prize, Best Experimental Film/Video, 2002 New Jersey International Film Festival (The Waters of Casablanca)

Rhode Island School of Design Annual Artist Award, 1991


PUBLICATIONS

Millennium Film Journal 52: "Found Footage, On Location: Phil Solomon's Last Days in a Lonely Place" by Gregg Biermann and Sarah Markgraf

Millennium Film Journal 35/36: "Nathaniel Dorsky's Variations and Theme" by Gregg Biermann and Sarah Markgraf


COLLECTIONS

FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

Bloomfield College

New York University

Bryn Mawr College