Prisoners of War

Thursday, February 28, 8pm | Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci Lucchi in person! Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci Lucchi, Prisoners of War (1995). Image courtesy of the artists. Milan-based filmmakers Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi are renowned for their haunting archival films. Assembled from rare early 20th-century footage, the duo slow down and hand-tint […]

I Love Presets

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 6pm | Rob Ray, Jon Satrom, & Jason Soliday in person! As I Love Presets, Chicago-based sound and new media artists Rob Ray, Jon Satrom, and Jason Soliday do everything wrong the right way. The trio manipulates found sounds and animated GIFs on home-brewed equipment in spectacular live audio/video performances, breaking […]

Clandestinos! Mapping Cuba’s Digital Audiovisual Landscape

Thursday, February 14, 2008, 6pm | Cristina Venegas in person! In recent years, Cuba has witnessed an explosion of independent media, ushered in by a dynamic new generation of artists and filmmakers and the increasing availability of digital technologies. Presented as part of a month-long series of Cuban film and video at the Film Center, […]

eteam!

Thursday, February 7, 2008, 6pm | Franziska Lamprecht & Hajoe Moderegger in person! eteam, 1.1 Acre Flat Screen (2002). Image courtesy of the artists. Since 2002, the German-born, New York-based duo eteam (Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger) has undertaken a series of witty land-use experiments on small tracts of land purchased through eBay in the […]

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    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.



     

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