Simon Tarr

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Simon Tarr
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Associate Professor of Art/Media Arts Program Coordinator
Institution or Organization
University of South Carolina
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Simon Tarr is an artist, writer, and educator in South Carolina. He made his first movie at the age of eight using a strip of film fashioned from sandwich bags taped together, with spaceships drawn on it. The projector was a shoebox with a lamp in it, the lens was a magnifying glass on the end of a toilet paper tube. The movie premiered on the wall of his bedroom, where the film melted after a few seconds.


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