Work at Hand - Free Screening!

Directed by: Peter Hartel

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018 | 7:00 PM | FREE SCREENING! 

Work At Hand chronicles the life and work of the artist, Michael K. Paxton. From his humble beginnings in the hills of West Virginia to his time as an art student at Marshall University in the gritty, industrial town of Huntington, to graduate school at the University of Georgia, Athens. During the heady heyday of the emerging scene of punk music, theater and performance art, and the era of bands like R.E.M., The B-52s, and Pylon, Michael dove into the mosh pit of experimentation and free expression while working jobs at factories, on the railroad, and as a newspaper printer. Later, his battle to overcome stage 4 cancer would become an integral part of his story. Michael’s working-class, Appalachian roots continue to inform his art today.

 

View the trailer here

 

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