Jenny Perlin is a New York based artist working in film, video installation, and drawing. Her projects draw on interdisciplinary research interests in history, cultural studies, literature and linguistics. Her films incorporate innovative techniques to investigate history as it relates to the present. Perlin shoots 16mm film and digital video and combines live-action, staged, and documentary images with hand-drawn, text-based animation. She had an exhibition of two films at the Kitchen in 2006.