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Oddiseefilms presents: Spotlight on Artist Brian Butler

Brian Butler is a Los Angeles based artist, filmmaker and musician.

Brian Butler’s interests and practices with mysticism, with its often hidden meanings, function as the underlying narrative of his work. Films include Night of Pan (featuring Kenneth Anger and Vincent Gallo) and Union of Opposites. Butler has executed a series of ritualistic performances most recently The Bartzabel Working. He is a collaborator with Kenneth Anger in both Technicolor Skull as well as numerous film and exhibition projects including the Missoni A/W 2011 film and print Campaign.

His work has been included in For the Martian Chronicles, L&M Arts in Venice, CA; NOUVELLES VAGUES, Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Projections, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles; and the Athens Biennale. His films have screened at the Tate Modern and the Cannes Film Festival. He recently mounted solo exhibitions in Los Angeles at LA ART and Annie Wharton Los Angeles as well as a performance in collaboration with Kenneth Anger at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). As a musician, he has recorded and/or performed music with artists such as VON LMO, Rozz Williams (Christian Death), and Moving Units.

His latest film “Babalon Working” premired at MOCA on September 19th

See the “Babalon Working” trailer here:

Spotlight On:
Brian Butler

Directed & Edited by

Sound Design by
Louis McGuire

Produced by
Brian Butler & Torie Zalben