Jimsen is inaugural recipient of Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship

18 March 2019

Laska Jimsen, Laska JimsenAssociate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, is one of 60 inaugural recipients of the Jerome Foundation’s Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships. In collaboration with Prof. Jason Coyle at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Prof. Jimsen creates experimental nonfiction film and video work that foregrounds acts of observation in sustained investigations of human-animal relationships, systems of management and classification, and representations of the everyday. Prof. Jimsen and Prof. Coyle are developing new projects that draw on the history of automation and pose questions about contemporary labor and workplace transformations.