Harry Shearer's The Silent Echo Chamber

FRI, NOV 20, 2009 (1:34)

Artist and performer Harry Shearer discusses his recent video work, The Silent Echo Chamber. Stuart Horodner, artistic director of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center; Jim Clancy, anchor of CNN International; and Michael David Murphy, program manager of Atlanta Celebrates Photography, join the panel.

+ BIO: Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer is first and foremost an actor. He is also a writer, director, satirist, musician, radio host, playwright, multi-media artist, and record label owner. For 19 years, the Los Angeles native has enjoyed enormous success and planted the fruits of his talents in the heads of millions worldwide, thanks to his voice work for The Simpsons * and The Simpsons Movie*.

+ BIO: Jim Clancy

From 1982 to 1996, Jim Clancy was a CNN International correspondent in the Beirut, Frankfurt, Rome and London bureaus. During this time, he won the George Polk Award for his reporting on the genocide in Rwanda, the Alfred I. duPont Award for coverage of the war in Bosnia, and an Emmy Award for reporting on the famine and international intervention in Somalia. He joined CNN in 1981 as a national correspondent, after an extensive, award-winning career in local radio and television in Denver and San Francisco.

+ BIO: Michael David Murphy

In addition to his work with Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Michael David Murphy is a writer and photographer in Atlanta, Georgia. His words and pictures have been published in People, The Los Angeles Times, San Francisco * magazine, USA Today, and Upstreet UK*.

+ BIO: Stuart Horodner

As an administrator, curator, writer and educator, Stuart Horodner operates in the space between artists and audiences, empowering all constituencies in the process. He makes lists and layouts, writes grants, gives lectures, and moderates panel discussions. He installs artworks in gallery spaces and defines or defends his intentions for doing so with precise and passionate language.

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