This month Sally Deskins did two awesome interviews asking me about my work and the show Psychic Panic at SPACE in Pittsburgh. One was for Pittsburgh Articulate that includes both Erin Leland and myself. The second is for Les Femmes Folles a volunteer run organization with the mission to support and promote women. Thanks Sally! 

Olivia Ciummo, artist



Still from Ships can’t Sail on Fractured Water, video, 4:50 minutes, 2014

Currently Brooklyn-based artist Olivia Ciummo shares with LFF about how she came to art via flmmaking, specifically with Pittsburgh Filmmakers; her recent exhibition at SPACE Gallery in Pittsburgh; her…


works by + Derya Henife Altan // Olivia Ciummo // Selima M. Dawson // Kevin Jerome Everson // Erin Leland // Elina Malkin // Susannah Mira // Tara Merenda Nelson // Ross Nugent


FORMER ISLANDS at Heliopolis, Greenpoint Brooklyn

FORMER ISLANDS at Heliopolis June 6-29, 2014 + reading events tba (open 1-6pm Sat & Sun, and by appointment)

Curated by Rachael Rakes & Leo Goldsmith

Featuring new collaborations between: Stephanie Barber & Karen Yasinsky / Lisa Chen & Katy Martin / Ryan Dobran & Jacqueline Arias / Ian Dreiblatt & Olivia Ciummo / Ben Fama & Andrew Shuta / Jessamyn Fiore & Victoria Keddie / Jennifer Hayashida & Jenny Perlin / Christine Larusso & Alison Kobayashi / Carolyn Lazard & Jesse Cohen / Rachel Levitsky & Susan Bee / Trisha Low & Rachel Hauer

Some stills from my new moving image work “On The Evening" — hope to have it out screening soon.

Anthology Film Archives - AXW Film Festival - DECEMBER 3rd at 6 PM

The next AXW Film Festival screening will be DECEMBER 3rd at 6 PM

Anthology Film Archives ~ 32 Second Avenue, NYC
Sponsored by: NEW FILMMAKERS’ Women’s Night

This show features work by:
Whitney Johnston
Olivia Ciummo
Cornelia Eichhorn
Tara Merenda Nelson
Beth Portnoy with dancer Amy Larimer
and filmmaker Jesse Russell Brooks with poet Alexzenia Davis


IN REPS OF LONG-PLAY will show in October at the Dallas Video Fest. I will be there in person!


Apparently Clouds Have the Most Orgone Energy: film treated with what is believed to be Orgone Energy 16mm to video, 2 min. 2010 will be on tour with ACID RAIN in Sept + Oct.  THANKS JERSTIN!

Onion City - Chicago

IN REPS OF LONG-PLAY will screen at this year’s Onion City FIlm Festival. Please check the line-up, runs September 5-8, 2013 at the Gene Siskel Film Center, Columbia College’s Ferguson Theater, and the Music Box Theatre.