ArtRage: The Norton Putter Gallery

505 Hawley Avenue Syracuse, NY

MADE IN SYRACUSE – Oberdorfer Foundry Films

May 20, 20172:00 pmto3:00 pm


Screening a curated series of original 16mm Films from the SALT Makerspace Film Vault. This screening features Oberdorfer Foundry historical documentation of process and making that took place at during the early 1950’s. This is part of the closing reception of the ArtRage exhibition “At All Costs” photographs of American Workers by Earl Dotter.

This screening features Oberdorfer Foundry which is now, like so many other manufacturing companies in Syracuse, closed. The film is historical documentation of their process and manufacturing which took place at during the early 1960’s.


The films will be prefaced a brief presentation by Michael Giannattasio founder of SALT Makerspace about the history of the Foundry and relevance to the Central New York Region with a Q&A to follow. (15 min Historical Presentation, 25 min Film, 10 min Q&A)

Free to the Public