8-21 April 2016

BEST PRACTICE is very pleased to present three works by San Diego-based artist and filmmaker, Lyndsay Bloom. Each film was shot during a residency at The Handmade Film Institute on Orcas Island in Washington State.

2015, Super 8, color, silent, 3:20

2014, 16mm, b/w, silent, 1:25

2014, 16mm, b/w, silent, 1:25

Lyndsay Bloom (b. Florida, USA) is a filmmaker and artist working in experimental cinema and film installation, who received her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2006, and her MFA from The University of California, San Diego in 2016. Bloom's films have screened in venues as diverse as The 9th Berlin International Directors Lounge, Peras De Olmo-Ars Continua in Buenos Aires, Pleasure Dome in Toronto, Fylkingen in Stockholm, SOMA in Mexico City, Brooklyn's Microscope Gallery, Birch Aquarium and The Martin Johnson House at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, The San Diego Art Institute and The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, A Ship in the Woods in Escondido, Artists’ Television Access in San Francisco, Commonwealth & Council in Los Angeles, CineMarfa and The Austin Film Society. Her eclectic experiences include assisting filmmakers Babette Mangolte and Jennifer Reeves, building dioramas for the Climate Change exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and working on the R/V Roger Revelle as an oceanographic researcher for Scripps on a 25-day expedition from Taiwan to Palau. Bloom lives and works in San Diego.

More on Lyndsay Bloom can be found at

BEST PRACTICE exists at two locations in San Diego: as an institutional glass-enclosed bulletin board currently housed within the Department of Art, Architecture + Art History at the University of San Diego, and as a Sony Trinitron PVM20L5 video monitor which screens video works installed and on view at Helmuth Projects.

Image is courtesy of Filmmaker Lyndsay Bloom.

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