Mar 16, 2023, 7:30PM

Terence Nance: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Terence Nance, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (still), 2021. Courtesy of the artist.

In Terence Nance’s delightful and explosively creative debut, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty utilizes a mix of live action and animation to tell the story of a relationship between Nance and a lovely young woman as it teeters between the platonic and romantic.

Directed by Terence Nance, 2021, U.S., 84 min, English.


Please note, this event will be held at Penn Live Arts’ Bruce Montgomery Theater, 3680 Walnut Street. General admission is $10.

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Terence Nance: Swarm was co‐organized by BlackStar and the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.

Major support for Terence Nance: Swarm has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. This project is also generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support has been provided by Danielle Anderman, Dorothy & Martin Bandier, Stacey & Benjamin Frost, Christina Weiss Lurie, Lori & John Reinsberg, and Stephanie & David Simon.

Programming at ICA is made possible in part by the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Fund to Support Contemporary Culture and Visual Arts and the Lise Spiegel Wilks and Jeffrey Wilks Family Foundation. Public and Student Engagement at ICA is supported by the Bernstein Public Engagement Fund, Suzanne Weiss Doft & Jacob W. Doft, Hilarie L. & Mitchell Morgan, and by Dana McDonald Strong & Mark W. Strong.


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