Masha Vlasova is a video artist and educator. Her guiding methodologies are close reading, rehearsal, and translation. Her works have been exhibited and screened at Smack Mellon, Anthology Archives, Abrons Arts Center, the Border Project Gallery in New York City, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, ICDOCS 2020 in Iowa City, San Diego Underground Film Festival in California, LLAWN Festival in Llandudno, Wales, Leeds College, UK, and Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University. She has been a recipient of the Alice Kimball Fellowship, the JUNCTURE Art and Human Rights Fellowship, Research Fellowship at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, and Fulbright Fellowship in Filmmaking. She’s an Assistant Professor of Art at Wofford College in South Carolina. 

She’s currently working on a series of short films about yard art and lawn sculpture.

long form

Monuments and Other Things that Change (2015, 72 min)
The Mothers (2012, 52 min)

shorts

Mr. Hutcherson and His Fantastic Cat Menagerie (in production, 10 min)
Ms. Kathie Hathaway’s Smile Face House (in production 10 min)
The Imaginary Kaleidoscope (in production 10 min)
Her Type (2019, 4 min)
Frame Work (2017, 8 min)
I’m Saying it Because It’s True (2016, 4-channel video installation)
Chekhov’s Masha’s Masha (2015, 3 min)
Kitchen-Sink Sirk (2015, 14 min)

objects

Here Lays that Steel-Driving Man
Squishy Lenin
Lenin Balancing
Samizdad Good-bye Lenin with commentary track
Three Songs About
Three Songs About: Postcard Series

editing

Search Versus Re-Search: Recollections of Josef Albers at Yale (2016, 30 min)
Directed by Anoka Faruqee
Videography and production by Masha Vlasova

The Voice in the Drum by Richard K. Wolf: Book Trailer (2014, 3 min)
Videography by Richard K. Wolf

curatorial projects

Shared Space Project in collaboration with Astri Snodgrass  (2016-now)
Screenings about monuments: Indiana University (2018), Plyspace (2019)
Women Filmmakers at the Intersection of Documentary, Video Art, and Avant Garde  in collaboration with Joshua Malitsky (2018)
video NOW NOW NOW in collaboration with Sarah Lasley (2018)



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