Leslie Thornton Characteristics
Leslie Thornton is a painter turned video and filmmaker who teaches in the Modern Culture and Media Program at Brown University. Her lush complex works explore the mechanisms of desire and meaning while probing past the boundaries of language and narrative conventions. Difficult to categorize or describe, Thornton's works are steeped in theoretical interest and filled with rich and intuitive imagery in experimental narratives crossing science-fiction, ethnographic, and documentary forms.
--Video Databank Catalog