Oregon Art Beat

Laura Heit

Clip: Season 17 Episode 1701 | 9m 1s

A gifted and unusual animator, filmmaker and puppeteer, Laura Heit explores big topics of death, destruction and spirits through miniature paper cutouts, shadows, and stop motion animation. Her work has been featured in MoMa, the Guggenheim, and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum. We'll also look at her beginnings in theater, and current work in stop motion animation.

Aired: 10/08/15

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, The Kinsman Foundation, US Bank, Jackson Foundation and Roundhouse Foundation.