Meg Knowles is an award winning documentary and experimental video artist who has produced and directed numerous short autobiographical films, as well as documentary videos and art installations exploring the environment and history of Western New York. She was also a longtime Producer and Director for Termite TV Collective’s “Living Documentary” series, a program of experimental and activist media challenging the status quo and providing an alternative to corporate media. Her work has been screened at festivals, galleries and museums including the Museum of Modern Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Anthology Film Archives, Portland PDX Film Festival, the Athens International Film & Video Festival, and the Dallas Video Festival as well as on Free Speech TV and PBS. Meg has a BA in Art History from Vassar College, an MAH in Media Study & Art History from the University at Buffalo and an MFA in Film Media Arts from Temple University. At Buffalo State College, she teaches Documentary/Media Production, Scriptwriting and Visual Communication courses. Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org
Visual Communication Publications
The Computer is Human: A Media Analysis of the Get a Mac Ad Campaign (with Ramona Santa Maria), The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society (2012)
Computer technology is invested with human characteristics and personalities in Apple's recent (2006-10) "Get a...
Representations of Gender in the Get A Mac Ad Campaign (with Ramona SantaMaria), Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal (2011)
The absence of women in significant technology roles in Apple’s Get a Mac advertising campaign,...
Walk, 16mm film, 3 min., 2006, The Journal of Short Film (2010)
Schweinforth Memorial Art Center, "Making Movies: Contemporary Film & Video Visiting Artists Series," Auburn, NY (2011)
Runaway, HDV + Super-8 Film, 75 min. (with Brian Milbrand and Courtney Grim) (2013)
Directed by Meg Knowles; Produced by Brian Milbrand,& Courtney Grim Runaway tells the story of...
Retro-spectacle, HDV, 2 min. (2010)
A stop-frame animated summation of 20 years of eyeglass design and personal experience.
Walk, 16mm film, 3 min. (2006)
A documentation of personal change, distraction and devotion, shot on film over 3 months.
Termite TV Collective Programs
University at Buffalo Architecture students participate in a creative architectural experiment.
We have a complex relationship with this building block of life. Water landscapes can serve...
Niagara, Co-Producer, Living Documentary Series, HDV, 30 min. (with Dorothea Braemer) (2005)
Love Canal, Nikola Tesla, a comparison between the Canadian and the American side of Niagara...
See That the World is Moving, HDV, 26 min. (with Holly Johnson) (2008)
The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's creation of the First Women's Rights Convention held in...
The Friends of the Asarese Matters Community Center at Buffalo State College collaborate to update...
Growing Green in Buffalo, NY is the story of 30 teenagers coming together to grow...
Collaborative Installation with painter Felice Koenig. Animated documentation of a painter's process.
Collaborative installation with painter Felice Koenig. Documentation of a painting process.
Rat Race, Installation, Video Projection in Fish Tank, Motorized Hamster Wheel, Jitter, Mini-DV, Interactive (2007)
This live performance/ interactive installation was created for Hallwalls' Artists & Models Affair.