Amy Everson

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Amy Everson
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Artist
  • Writer
Years active 2014–present
Website www.amyeverson.com

Amy Everson is an American artist, actor and screenwriter. Everson re-appropriates objects from pop culture and presents them in humorous or disturbing ways. Many pieces are made of felt. She is also known for creating cloth masks and body suits often with exaggerated genitalia.[1] Her work has been interpreted a critique of rape culture.[2][3]

Film Work[edit]

Everson co-wrote and starred in Felt directed by Jason Banker.[4] Everson's work in Felt earned her the 2014 Fantastic Fest "Next Wave" Spotlight Award for Best Actress,[5] and the Nashville Film Festival Graveyard Shift Competition Award for Best Actress.[6]

Everson was the costume and makeup art director for the musical group Modest Mouse's "Lampshades on Fire" video [7] as well as the art and costume director for their second video, “The Ground Walks with Time in a Box.”

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2014 "Felt" Amy Also writer
2014 "A Reunion" Yoko Voice

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Category Result
2015 "Felt" Nashville Film Festival - Graveyard Shift Competition Best Actress Won
2014 "Felt" Fantastic Fest - Next Wave Spotlight Award Best Actress Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whittaker, Richard. "Fantastic Fest 2014: How It Felt Artist Amy Everson on trauma and truth". Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Zimmerman, Samuel. "Amplify Takes Jason Banker's Stunning "FELT" for Spring 2015". Fangoria. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Faraci, Devin. "Fantastic Fest Review: FELT Gives Rape Culture What It Deserves". Birth.Movies.Death. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Felt". IMDb. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Felt-Awards". IMDb. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Announcing Feature Film Awards". Nashville Film Festival. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Amy Everson". IMVDb. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 

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