Chrissie Iles is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Her exhibitions include co-curating the 2004 and 2006 Whitney Biennials, and curating major survey exhibitions of Marina Abramovic, Louise Bourgeois, Dan Graham, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt and Yoko Ono. She also curated several group exhibitions including “Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964-1977″; “Scream and Scream Again: Film in Art”; and “Signs of the Times: Film, Video and Slide Installation and Britain in the 1980s.” Chrissie’s most recent curatorial projects Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, is currently on view at the Whitney. Dreamlands focuses on the ways in which artists have dismantled and reassembled the conventions of cinema—screen, projection, darkness—to create new experiences of the moving image.
Dora Budor, born in 1984, is an artist originally from Croatia who currently lives & works in New York. Budor’s work “focuses on Hollywood production methods and special effects” and “considers the representation of emotional and physical experience within the ideological subtexts of mainstream cinema” (Swiss Institute, 2015). She has participated in several solo exhibitions, including a self-titled show at Ramiken Crucible (2016);Spring at the Swiss Institute (2015); and Action Paintings at 247365 (2014). Her work is included in the Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016 exhibition at the Whitney, curated by Chrissie Isles.