The Paradist: Spiral Dream on the Lawn

Meant to be a looping video installation, "The Paradist: Spiral Dream on the Lawn" visits three scenes of suburban disintegration, in a world of purgatorial travel.

  • Michael Mersereau
  • Michael Mersereau
  • Michael Mersereau
    Key Cast
    "The Paradist"
  • Kim Ip
    Key Cast
    "Swimsuit Flyer"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    horror, suspense, experimental
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 13, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Michael Mersereau

Michael Mersereau (b. 1977) received his MFA from Mills College and BFA from the California College of the Arts. He has exhibited nationally and internationally. Residencies including Wassaic Projects (Wassaic, NY), Obrocodoboro (Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico). He currently teaches at Mills College (Oakland, CA) and City College of San Francisco. He works with, video, sound, installation, performance, and sculpture. His films have been shown internationally from institutions in Mexico, Canada, to Switzerland and installations throughout North America.

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