Terence Nance

Sunday, April 22
Lecture and Screening: "Work Work Work Work Work"
Sunday, April 22: 9:15am – 12:00pm

How to know when it's working and when it's not working and everything in between. Scene study, sensitivity, and self-awareness.

Terence Nance is an artist born and raised in Dallas, Texas.

Nance makes films, installations, and performances, in addition to music under the name Terence Etc. Nance’s first feature film, AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY, premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically in
2013. The film has garnered Nance recognition from Filmmaker magazine, where hewas selected as one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film 2012. OVERSIMPLIFICATION also won the 2012 Gotham Award for “Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You.”

A 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, Nance’s most recent films SWIMMING IN YOUR SKIN AGAIN and UNIVITILLEN, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and the 2016 New York Film Festival, respectively. In 2017, Nance premiered a performance piece, 18 BLACK BOYS AGES 1-18 WHO HAVE ARRIVED AT THE SINGULARITY AND ARE THUS SPIRITUAL MACHINES at Sundance.

In addition to his personal work, Nance is an accomplished music video director, having collaborated on short films and music videos with Nick Hakim, Cody ChesnuTT and Pharoahe Monch, to name a few. Nance resides in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and is currently developing his next feature film.