Archer Boyette is a filmmaker and installation artist from Asheville, North Carolina. Her handmade, 16mm films playfully engage with the materiality of celluloid to examine intersections of art, science, and spirituality. Most recently, Archer has been working with botanicals from the Blue Ridge Mountains to create cameraless animations and phytograms. Archer currently lives in Durham, North Carolina where she received her MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program at Duke University.
THIS LAND is funded in part by a grant from South Arts with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support provided by the Mississippi Arts Commission.
"I wanted an even more direct way to commune with the landscape, and I found that tactile filmmaking with plants offered me that." – Archer Boyette