Lago Gatún (2021) consist of two continuous-exposure films traveling south to north through the Panama Canal. Viewing south is titled Pacific and viewing north is titled Atlantic. The Panama Canal’s engineering feats represented many different global, colonial, racial and economic conditions that still exist today.
Kevin Jerome Everson is a highly accomplished artist and filmmaker was born and raised in Mansfield Ohio. He has an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron. He is currently a Professor of Art at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville Virginia. He has made over 200 films, and his work has been shown at international venues including Sundance Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, Smithsonian Museum of African-American History in Washington D.C., The Tate Modern in London, and Centre Pompidou in Paris.
The exhibition will run from February 10th to March 31st, 2023.