Prominent Baltimore artist and a longtime Dan Deacon collaborator, Jimmy Joe Roche, a Tallahassee native, will host a retrospective of his short experimental films on April 6. Roche, a graduate of SAIL High School, is a professor of Film and Media at Johns Hopkins University whose mix of video, sculpture and performance has been exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Museum of the Moving Image. A short history of his short pieces will include titles which features Dan Deacon’s collaboration.
Filmmaker Jimmy Joe Roche and musician and DJ Dan Deacon are expected to present for a discussion at the end of this screening. Dan Deacon will also follow this screening with a DJ set at The Wilbury.
Early video art piece featuring a cameo by Dan Deacon.
11 min | 2005
The first film ever made by Jimmy Joe Roche. A short documentary about OL Smauels.
15 min | 2000
First movement, collaboration with Dan Deacon.
6 min | 2007
1 min | 2011
Collaboration with Yoshi Sodeoka.
2 min | 2016
Collaboration with Yoshi Sodeoka. Score by Dan Deacon.
3 min | 2017
Collaboration with Allen Cordell. Directed by Allen Cordell. Written by and starring Jimmy Joe Roche.
4 min | 2018
As told to us by Roche himself, “a ridiculous film Dan [Deacon] and I collaborated on in the Netherlands.”
18 min | 2011