DUSTIN ZEMEL is a video artist exploring concepts relating to media literacy and expanded documentary. He received his MFA in science and natural history filmmaking from Montana State University, and made a transition into the conceptual art while pursuing the degree. Dustin is the founder of Grand Detour, a contemporary gallery, classroom, and microcinema dedicated to building a community around Portland's burgeoning experimental media scene, and is currently an EDA scholar at LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he is continuing explorations innovative and algorithmic documentary modes.
Dustin was the 2011 recipient of RACC's Innovation Prize for his installation "SCOOP 6pm... All is Well."
Sept. - Dec. 2012: Convergence Series Southern Oregon University : Schneider Museum of Art