Lo-Fi Landscapes: Pictures from the New World

Thursday, April 28, 2005, 8pm | Thomas Comerford and Bill Brown in person! Thomas Comerford, Land Marked/Marquette (2005). Image courtesy of the artist. Beloved filmmakers (and SAIC faculty and former faculty, respectively) Thomas Comerford and Bill Brown follow-up their 2002 Lo-Fi Landscapes Tour with a new program of films about the space of history and […]

Lipstick & Dynamite

Thursday, April 21, 2005, 8pm Ruth Leitman in person! Conversations at the Edge is delighted to present this special screening event with acclaimed documentary filmmaker and FVNM faculty member Ruth Leitman and the SAIC premiere of her celebrated documentary about “the Golden Gals of the Mat,” Lipstick & Dynamite. With the success of her former […]

The Animated World of Maureen Selwood

Thursday, April 14, 2005, 8pm Maureen Selwood in person! Revered contemporary animator Maureen Selwood uses distinctive meshes of live footage and hand drawing, blending image and text to create work that is praised for its joyous eroticism and buoyant wit. Tonight’s visual treats include: the experimental reconstructed found-footage narrative Mistaken Identity (2001); lost love humor […]

Activist Videos by Lina Hoshino

Thursday, April 7, 2005, 8:15pm Lina Hoshino in person! Lina Hoshino’s award-winning videos, which have screened around the world since 1993, deal directly with grassroots media and art activism. Tonight she shares a diverse group of documentary and animated shorts including: a commentary on Japanese cosmetic aspiration, Beauty and the Crease (1997); Story of Margo […]