DUST: VIDEOS BY MOYRA DAVEY

Thursday, February 25, 6pm | Moyra Davey in person! Still from “Fifty Minutes” (Moyra Davey, 2006). Courtesy the artist. New York-based photographer and writer Moyra Davey is known for her finely observed photographs of domestic interiors. Her graceful, straightforward images catalog life’s in-between moments and overlooked objects–still lifes of crowded bookshelves, empty whiskey bottles, and […]

LONG LIVE THE AMORPHOUS LAW: VIDEOS BY STERLING RUBY

Thursday, February 18 at 6pm | Sterling Ruby in person! Sterling Ruby, still from Transient Trilogy, 2005-9 Hailed as “one of the most interesting artists to emerge in this century” by Roberta Smith of the New York Times, Los Angeles-based artist and SAIC alumnus Sterling Ruby is known for his aggressive biomorphic sculptures, defaced minimalist […]

DARA BIRNBAUM

Due to the weather Dara Birnbaum will be unable to attend this evening’s program.  The show will proceed with a screening of 11 of her videos from 1978-1990.

AN EVENING WITH DARA BIRNBAUM

Thursday, February 11, 6pm | Dara Birnbaum in person! Still from Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman (Dara Birnbaum, 1978-79). Courtesy the Video Data Bank. Thirty years before the ubiquitous YouTube mash-up, artist Dara Birnbaum hijacked television imagery in a series of coolly ironic videos that recontextualized pop cultural icons (Wonder Woman, Kojak, Laverne & Shirley), TV grammar […]

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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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