Martha Colburn

us 1971

Martha Colburn (Baltimore, 1971) started out scratching and re-editing found footage 16mm educational films. She studied at the Institute College of Art in Baltimore and from 2000, she attended the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. Colburn has worked on Super8 since 1995. Although Ms. Colburn's style is unmistakably her own, the scope of her work is broad and difficult to encapsulate; her expertise (especially in stop-motion animation) have led to teaching, speaking, and lectures at film forums and universities worldwide.