Discipline: Film/Video – experimental

Galen Jackson

Discipline: Film/Video – experimental
Region: Berkeley, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2016

While at MacDowell Galen Jackson worked on a 1980s Brat Pack styled video/art/soap/opera/feature/film as well as a screenplay for a buddy film about Depression-era anarchists. He is the recipient of the Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award for myriad works revolving around piles of fossil flour and gelatin capsules.


Phi Beta

Galen Jackson worked in the Phi Beta studio.

Funded by the Phi Beta Fraternity, a national professional fraternity of music and speech founded in 1912, Phi Beta Studio was built from 1929–1931 of granite quarried on the MacDowell grounds. The small studio is very simple in design, but displays a pleasing combination of materials with its granite walls and colorful slate roofing. Inside is a…

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