Jameson West is a writer, visual artist, and curator. He works and travels throughout the United States and holds degrees from CalArts and the University of Texas at Austin . He currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
These writings have been featured in multiple publications, continuing in the lauditory tradition of criticism as a form of constructive commentary on the medium via feature-length articles and/or essayist formats.
Subjects include: Avant-Garde and Contemporary Cinema, French New Wave, World Cinema, Classic Hollywood, B-Movies, etc.
The films are shot using analogue equipment on various formats, including 35mm, 16mm, Super-16, Super-8 and 8mm - primary equipment used includes:
Aaton XTR Prod, Bolex RX-5, Arriflex 35-3, Eyemo 35, Canon 814-XL, Beaulieu 4008ZM, Bolex R1.
All photographs are analogue and printed utilizing traditional methods - primary equipment used includes:
Leica M3, M4 and M6; Rolleiflex 2.8F, Crown Graphic 4x5, Hasselblad 501cm, Polaroid 600 SE, Ricoh GR1, Nikon F100, etc.
Writer, Photographer, Filmmaker