Susan B. Halpern

After receiving her MFA in Media Studies from the Ohio State University Susan B. Halpern worked as an editor in broadcast television and continued to create award winning independent films. Her personal work has been screened in a variety of places including: the 15th Festival International Du Film Super 8 et Video Brussels, P.S. 122 in NYC, The Los Angeles Institute for Contemporary Art, The Mill Valley Film Festival, The Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Art, The Exploding Cinema in London, UK, The Columbus Museum of Art, Sun University, Guangzhou , China, The South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, The Museum of Voivodina, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, and The Collective For Living Cinema. Ms. Halpern has received various awards and grants for her work including the NEA Regional Fellowships in both Media (1991) and Inter Arts (1992), and is also a six time recipient of the Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Artist’s Fellowship. Ms. Halpern has completed residencies at the prestigious Headlands Center For The Arts in Sausalito, CA, at the Banff Center For The Arts in Alberta, Canada, and at the Wexner Center For The Arts. Originally from New York, Ms. Halpern now lives in Columbus, Ohio, USA. In 2003 she became the Executive Director of the Columbus International Film + Video Festival, the longest running film festival in the United States.

Artist Code: 448


Spring is the Season That Disturbs My Sleep

1994, 05:00 minutes, colour, English

Susan Halpern Collected Works

1994, 20:20 minutes, colour, English

Body Beautiful

1992, 00:30 minutes, colour, English text

A Subtle Kind of Beauty

1992, 01:30 minutes, colour, English

More Than Hands

1989, 02:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English

A Letter From Louie

1989, 03:00 minutes, colour, English/French


1987, 03:00 minutes, colour, English

I Love You

1986, 03:00 minutes, colour, English

Don't Worry It Will Grow Back

1985, 02:00 minutes, colour, English

Unable to Express Her Anger at Him

1985, 00:60 minutes, colour, English