Bio

Dustin Zemel is an award-winning video artist and scholar exploring media literacy and emerging approaches to nonfiction storytelling. His video works have screened at Experiments in Cinema (Albuquerque), Horse Hospital (London), PDX Film Fest (Portland), ACRE TV (Chicago) and more. He is the founder and former director of Grand Detour, a microcinema, curatorial group, and educational hub for experimental filmmakers and new media artists in Portland, OR. In 2011 he was the recipient of The Regional Arts and Culture Council’s prestigious “Innovation Prize” for his work on SCOOP 6PM, a seven channel interactive video installation. Currently he is pursuing a PhD at Louisiana State University as an EDA scholar studying realism in experimental and documentary media. 

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