Alice Arnold is a documentary media maker and educator. She creates, edits, designs, writes and photographs projects that explore the urban environment and visual culture — from street art to consumerism and sustainability, from faces to sidewalks and lighting fixtures. Her films are in the collections of university libraries throughout the United States and has screened at MoMA and other festivals. She is a NYFA Photography Fellow, a Fulbright Fellow in film and an Adjunct Professor at the City University of New York.
Directed by Alice Arnold • Documentary • 2012 • 58 minutes
New screen-based sign systems are putting TV-style advertising into the public domain in cities around the globe. These electronic signs are re-shaping urban environments and re-defining areas of public space by intensifying the commerci...
Directed by Alice Arnold • Documentary • 2007 • 26 minutes
The vital importance of an attractive smile, accented by gleaming white teeth, is repeatedly emphasized in all forms of contemporary consumer culture. This film is an amusing but informative look at the psychological, social and economic...
To Be Seen
Directed by Alice Arnold • Documentary • 2005 • 30 minutes
TO BE SEEN is a study of visual culture, of urban culture and an exploration of an age-old urban cultural phenomenon, street art.
The subculture of street art is significant because it is an embodiment of subversive content, which is r...