Films by Jim Duesing

Thursday, March 31, 2005, 8pm | Jim Duesing in person! James Duesing, Tender Bodies (2003). Computer animator and video artist James Duesing’s work has been exhibited around the world in venues as diverse as Sundance, PBS, The Berlin Video Festival, MTV, Shanghai Animation Festival, Film Forum and the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art. Tonight […]

Sisters in Cinema

Thursday, March 24, 2005, 8pm Yvonne Welbon in person! Yvonne Welbon’s films and videos work to create a stronger media presence for African-American women. Her award-winning biographical (Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100), autobiographical (Remembering Wei Yi Fang, Remembering Myself…) and narrative (Taste of Dirt) films have been screened on cable, public television, at […]

Living Megastructures

Thursday, March 17, 2005, 8pm Sabine Bitter & Helmut Weber in person! Austrian artists Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber have been working in tandem since 1993 on projects addressing urban geographies, architectural representations and related visual politics. Their projects have included “Caracas, Hecho En Venezuela”, “Live like this!” and “CITYtransformer”, most recently, they mounted a […]

Brother to Brother

Thursday, March 10, 2005, 8:15pm Rodney Evans in person! Rodney Evans worked as a screenwriter and editor on numerous indie successes and made his autobiographical festival hit film, Close to Home, before writing and directing this award-winning feature. Brother To Brother, encountered popular and critical acclaim as it hit festivals last year and is enjoying […]

Films by Stephanie Barber

Thursday, March 3, 2005, 8:15pm Stephanie Barber in person! Prolific Milwaukee-based filmmaker and artist Stephanie Barber has been featured in solo shows at the New York Film Festival’s Views From the Avant-Garde and the Museum of Modern Art’s Cineprobe series and has established herself over the past decade as an extraordinary and singular filmmaker, winning […]



    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.