Exhibition  Sept-Dec 2016

Exhibition Sept-Dec 2016

“Swallowed Whole: A Visual Journey Through Traumatic Injury and Recovery” Photos and video by Heidi Kumao Sept. 1 – Dec. 9, 2016 Lane Hall Gallery, U-M Institute for Research on Women and Gender and Women’s Studies Dept. 204 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI http://lsa.umich.edu/women/about-us/exhibit-space.html Opening Reception: Wed. Oct. 19, 2016, 4:30-6 pm Hours: Mon-Fri, from 8 […]


Apr-May screenings

Apr-May screenings

“Swallowed Whole” will be screened in the following 3 festivals: 43rd Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio Screening: Fri. April 8, 2016 @1:30 pm The Athena Cinema 20 S Court St, Athens, OH 45701 (740) 592-5106 Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland April 14-17, 2016 in Screening: Sat. Apr 16 @10:00 am […]


Screening: AXWFF, NYC

Screening: AXWFF, NYC

Another Experiment by Women Film Festival  will screen “Swallowed Whole” Wednesday February 17th at 6:00pm  Presented by: New Filmmakers NY Anthology Film Archives 32 2nd Avenue at 2nd Street, NYC ( F train to 2nd Ave ) $7 admission enables you to stay for all NEW FILMMAKERS screenings that evening! THE MIND, THE BODY curated by Lili White MOVEMENT STUDY: […]


Oxford Film Fest Feb’16

Oxford Film Fest Feb’16

“Swallowed Whole” will be screened at the Oxford Film Festival (Mississippi) in the Experimental Film programs on Friday,February 19th @ 11 a.m. at the Malco Commons in Oxford, MS, 206 Commonwealth Blvd. and on Saturday, Feb. 20th @1 p.m. at the Shelter on Van Buren, 1221 Van Buren Avenue, Oxford, MS Program guide here.


Afterimage review, 2014

Afterimage review, 2014

Review of my solo show at Ceres Gallery in Sept. 2014 by Alisia Chase.


CCCB video interview

CCCB video interview

The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona has produced many videos and interviews with artists in the show  “Human+”.  Here I’m talking about the kinetic girls’ legs (“Protest” and “Resist”) that are in the show.  They posted the interview here.  Thanks @CCCB!  


Film wins Special Jury Award

Film wins Special Jury Award

“Swallowed Whole” received a Special Jury Award for Outstanding Montage at the Blow-Up: Chicago International Film Festival on December 20, 2015!


Finalist in “Screengrab7″

Finalist in “Screengrab7″

              My video installation, “Egress,” about women who use books and a reading group as a temporary escape (from an authoritarian government) has been shortlisted for the “ScreenGrab7 International Media Arts Award” in Australia.  The exhibition features artists from around the globe working with all forms of screen-based media, including multi-channel […]


Finalist: Blow-Up Film Fest

Finalist: Blow-Up Film Fest

“Swallowed Whole” has been nominated for the Best Experimental Film award at Blow-Up: Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival.  The award will be announced at the December 20 Award Ceremony in Chicago when all award winners will be screened. Award Screening: Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015 @ 7pm Main Theater, Gene Siskel Film Center 164 N. State St. Chicago, […]


Paris screening

Paris screening

“Swallowed Whole” is screening as part of  The 13th International Festival Signes de Nuit in Paris, France, Nov. 26, 2015. International Competition Short Films # 1 Thursday 26, November 2015 / 9 pm Maison Heinrich Heine Cité Universitaire de Paris     The festival runs November 26 – December 6, 2015 in Paris at these locations: Cité […]