Anna Swanson Plus

Iowa City/Minneapolis/Olympia

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Anna is a filmmaker and visual artist raised in Park City, Utah and Olympia, Washington, now residing in Iowa City. She received her BA in Cinema and Media Studies from Carleton College and is now pursuing her MFA in Film/Video Production at the University of Iowa. She discovered Maya Deren at age 19 thanks to John Schott, and has never looked back. She tries to keep the personal analytical and the analytical personal in everything she makes, thinks, writes, says, and does.
Her manifesto is one line and one line only:
"I believe in density, of beauty and of meaning."
You can get in touch with her at if you want to collaborate, trade thoughts on Lady Gaga and post-modern construction of self, or anything.

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