Diverse Works by Matt Hulse

Thursday, October 28, 2004, 8pm Matt Hulse in person! Matt Hulse was born upside-down in 1873. He trained at the Court of King James the Awkward in the art of crystal shoe making. He later founded the College of Wax working in Krakow, Poland, the site of which was the inspiration for Renais’ Last Year […]

Political Advertisement 2004

Thursday, October 21, 2004, 8pm Marshall Reese in person! Antonio Muntadas and Marshall Reese have been documenting the selling of the American presidency since 1984 and have expanded and updated the series with every election. Political Advertisement 2004 features ads from the 1950s to the present, including the 2004 campaign. As Muntadas and Reese trace […]

The Patriot (Die Patriotin)

Thursday, October 14, 2004, 7:45pm History teacher Gabi Teichert is looking for something. She sets out, spade in hand and begins to dig. Deeper and deeper she digs, determined to uncover German history at last. She is fed up with simply feeding her pupils German events in chronological order, from crusades to Stalingrad, as directed […]

Exploded States: War, Politics and National Identity

Thursday, October 7, 2004, 8pm Shuji Terayama, Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971). This program is part of the series “JPEX: Japanese Experimental Film and Video 1955-Now” that will screen at the University of Chicago later this fall. In Exploded States, the importance of political and social critique for postwar Japanese experimentation is made apparent.  These experimental […]



    Conversations at the Edge is a weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.


    CATE is organized by SAIC's Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center and SAIC's Video Data Bank, Conversations at the Edge is a dynamic weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.


    Programs take place Thursdays at 6pm at the Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State / Chicago, IL / 312.846.2600), unless otherwise noted.