Karissa Hahn is a visual artist based in Los Angeles who works between film and video to accumulate a storm of ‘spectra ephemera.’ Hahn has shown around the planet Earth in various cinemas, galleries, and institutions such as the New York Film Festival, Wavelengths, Crossroads, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and the Anthology Film Archives.
Inspired by John William Waterhouses' portrait, "A Mermaid." (1901)
Portrayal of this immobile creature idealized with images of femininity.
A reenactment of Waterhouses's fictional musings while setting up the framing for his portrait.