The Presentation Theme: New & Old Films by Jim Trainor

Thursday, November 20, 6pm | Jim Trainor in person! Jim Trainor, The Presentation Theme (2008). Image courtesy of the artist. The work of celebrated Chicago filmmaker and SAIC professor Jim Trainor revels in the world between playfulness and prurience with shaky, line-drawn animations of animals, humans, and their habits. Tonight he presents two new films […]

Outer Ear Festival of Sound: Recent Films by Deborah Stratman

Thursday, November 13, 6pm | Deborah Stratman in person! Deborah Stratman, O’er the Land (2008). Image courtesy of the artist. The Experimental Sound Studio’s Outer Ear Festival of Sound and CATE team up to present a special preview of award-winning filmmaker Deborah Stratman’s latest film, O’er the Land (2008). Completed in part through a residency at […]

Carolee Schneemann: Film & Performance

Thursday, November 6, 6pm | Carolee Schneemann in person! Carolee Schneemann, Fuses (1964—67). Image courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix. Since the early 1960s, legendary multimedia artist Carolee Schneemann has blazed a groundbreaking, taboo-busting path through the art world. Expressive, exuberant and intelligent, her work ranges from hand-made diary films and politically charged performances to painting, […]

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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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