Peter Freund (USA)

Peter Freund

participant in
SFC – Shoah Film Collection

Peter Freund is a media artist, curator, and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. As an artist, Freund works principally with film and video in single-channel and installation formats and has exhibited in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. His work advances a poetics of political otherness while examining the fantasmatic aspect of historical memory.

Freund is Associate Professor of Art Practice at Saint Mary’s College of California, where he teaches experimental media art production and critical theory. He is returning from a five-month sabbatical stay in Hong Kong, where he was Visiting Artist with the Hong Kong Society of Psychoanalysis. His current curatorial project, Surplus/Lack, an international experimental film/video exhibit, will premiere in 2013.