Leslie Thornton

Leslie Thornton, Guest Professor of Film at The European Graduate School / EGS.

WORKS

Chapters

Her Weak Memory of the Tornado

Thornton, Leslie. "Her Weak Memory of the Tornado," and "Peggy and Fred in Hell." In Crash: nostalgia for the absence of cyberspace, edited by Thomas Zummer and Robert Reynolds. Thread Waxing Space, 1994. ISBN: 0964134713

Which Way To Political Cinema?

Thornton, Leslie, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and Laleen Jayamane. "Which Way To Political Cinema?" In Framer Framed: Film Scripts and Interviews, edited by Trinh T. Minh-ha. Routledge, 1992. ISBN: 0415905613

On Unconventional Character

Thornton, Leslie. "On Unconventional Character." In Breakthroughs: Avant-Garde Artists in Europe and America, 1950-1990 exhibition catalog/artist’s commissioned project page. Wexner Center for the Arts/New York: Rizzoli, 1991.

If Upon Leaving What We Have To Say We Speak: A Conversation Piece

Thornton, Leslie, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and Laleen Jayamane. "If Upon Leaving What We Have To Say We Speak: A Conversation Piece." In Discourses: Conversations in Post-modern Art and Culture, edited by Russell Ferguson, William Olander, Marcia Tucker and Karen Fiss. New Museum for Contemporary Art / MIT Press, 1989. ISBN: 0262061252

Films

​Golden Eyes

Golden Eyes. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2010.

​Binocular

Binocular. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2010.

​Photography is Easy –Version 2

Photography is Easy –Version 2. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2010.

Migrating Forms Trailer

Migrating Forms Trailer. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2010.

​((((( )))))

((((( ))))). Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2009. .

​The Word for Melancholy

The Word for Melancholy. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2009.

​BOB-BOB

BOB-BOB. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2009.

​Novel City

Novel City. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2008.

Horror Film One: Shanghai Blue

Horror Film One: Shanghai Blue. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2008.

​The Expiration

The Expiration. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2007.

​Minus 9

Minus 9. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2007.

Sahara Mojave

Sahara Mojave. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2007.

​As The World Turns

As The World Turns. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2007.

​Data Tent

Data Tent. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2006.

Let Me Count the Ways: Minus 6

Let Me Count the Ways: Minus 6. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2006.

Sahara Mojave

Sahara Mojave. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2006.

Minus 10. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2005.

Minus 10. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2005.

Let Me Count the Ways: Minus 10, 9, 8, 7... 20

Let Me Count the Ways: Minus 10, 9, 8, 7... 20. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2004.

​Peggy and Fred in Hell; End in New World, a definitive linear version of this 20 year long project

Peggy and Fred in Hell; End in New World, a definitive linear version of this 20 year long project. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2003.

​Paradise Crushed

Paradise Crushed. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2003.

Origin

Origin. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2003.

​Temporary Modern

Temporary Modern. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2003.

​The 10,000 Hills of Language

The 10,000 Hills of Language. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2002.

​The Great Invisible

The Great Invisible. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2002.

​Peggy and Fred on Television

Peggy and Fred on Television. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2002.

Paradise Crushed

Paradise Crushed. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2002.

Bedtime v.2

Bedtime v.2. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2002.

​Document of an Installation

Document of an Installation. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2002.

​The Splendor

The Splendor. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2001.

​Have a Nice Day Alone

Have a Nice Day Alone. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2001.

​Quickly, Yet Too Slowly

Quickly, Yet Too Slowly. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2000.

​Bedtime

Bedtime. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 2000.

​Chimp For Normal Short

Chimp For Normal Short. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1999.

​Another Worldy

Another Worldy. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1999.

​The Haunted Swing

The Haunted Swing. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1998.

​…or lost

…or lost. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1997.

​Old Worldy

Old Worldy. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1996.

​The Problem So Far.

The Problem So Far. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1996.

​Whirling

Whirling. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1996.

​The Last Time I Saw Ron

The Last Time I Saw Ron. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1994.

​Strange Space

Strange Space. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1993.

​Introduction To The So-Called Duck Factory

Introduction To The So-Called Duck Factory. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1993.

​[Dung Smoke Enters The Palace].

[Dung Smoke Enters The Palace]. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1989.

Peggy and Fred and Pete

Peggy and Fred and Pete. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1988.

There Was An Unseen Cloud Moving

There Was An Unseen Cloud Moving. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1988.

Peggy and Fred in Kansas

Peggy and Fred in Kansas. 1987. 11 minutes, b/w, video.

​She Had He So He Do He To Her

She Had He So He Do He To Her. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1987.

​1,001 Eyes

1,001 Eyes. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1987.

​Peggy and Fred in Hell: The Prologue

Peggy and Fred in Hell: The Prologue. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1985.

​Oh, China, Oh

Oh, China, Oh. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1983.

Adynata

Adynata. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1983.

Jennifer, Where Are You?

Jennifer, Where Are You? Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1981.

​noexitkiddo

noexitkiddo. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1981.

Minutiae

Minutiae. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1979.

​Fiddlers in May

Fiddlers in May. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1977.

​Howard

Howard. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1977.

​All Right You Guys

All Right You Guys. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1976.

​X-TRACTS

X-TRACTS. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1975.

Face

Face. Directed by Leslie Thornton. 1974.

Articles

. . . you will . . .

Thornton, Leslie. ". . . you will . . ." Fish Drum 15 (1999).

From The So-called Duck Factory

Thornton, Leslie. "From The So-called Duck Factory." Art Papers, 1995.

Places

Thornton, Leslie. "Places." Blind Spot, Fall 1993.

We Ground Things Now On A Moving Earth

Thornton, Leslie. "We Ground Things Now On A Moving Earth." Motion Picture Vol. 3, No. 1-2 (1989-90).

Peggy and Fred in Hell/Her Weak Memory of the Tornado

Thornton, Leslie. "Peggy and Fred in Hell/Her Weak Memory of the Tornado." FIVE: Top Stories Vol. 23, No. 24 (1986).

Peggy and Fred in Hell [first version]

Thornton, Leslie. "Peggy and Fred in Hell [first version]." Subjects/Objects 3 (1985).

Women in Film: Interview with Laura Theilen

Thornton, Leslie. "Women in Film: Interview with Laura Theilen." Cinezine, October 1984.

Culture As Fiction

Thornton, Leslie. "Culture As Fiction." Unsound 2 (1983).

Peggy and Fred in Hell [first version]

Thornton, Leslie. "Peggy and Fred in Hell [first version]." Unsound 2 (1983).

Dear Su . . . from a list of things to tell you. . .

Thornton, Leslie. "Dear Su . . . from a list of things to tell you. . ." and "Letters." Idiolects 13 (1982).