ON THE THIRD PLANET FROM THE SUN: THE FILMS OF PAVEL MEDVEDEV

Thursday, April 1, 2010, 6:00 pm Still from “On the Third Planet from the Sun” (Pavel Medvedev, 2006). Courtesy the artist. The documentaries of Pavel Medvedev are haunting portraits of some of post-Soviet Russia’s most isolated people and places. This rare screening presents four different facets of Medvedev’s remarkable oeuvre. Vacation in November (2002) follows […]

NAOMI UMAN: THE UKRAINIAN TIME MACHINE

Thursday, March 25, 6pm | Naomi Uman in person! Still from “Unnamed Film” (Naomi Uman, 2008), part of the Ukrainian Time Machine, 2008. Courtesy the artist. In 2006, experimental filmmaker Naomi Uman retraced her great grandparents’ emigration from Eastern Europe in reverse, settling in the tiny village of Legedzine, Ukraine, where she still lives today. […]

THE BLINDNESS SERIES

Thursday, March 11, 6pm | Tran, T. Kim-Trang in person! Still from “ekleipsis” (Tran, T. Kim-Trang, 1998), part of the Blindness Series, 1992-2006. Courtesy the artist and the Video Data Bank. The Blindness Series is Los Angeles-based artist Tran, T. Kim-Trang’s expansive, fourteen-years-in-the-making tour de force on vision and its metaphors.  Comprised of eight videos, […]

VIDEO & SOUND FROM TAKESHI MURATA & ROBERT BEATTY

Thursday, March 3, 2010 at 6pm | Takeshi Murata and Robert Beatty in person! Still from “Melter 2” (Takeshi Murata, 2003). Courtesy the artist. For the last six years, artist Takeshi Murata and musician Robert Beatty (Hair Police, Three Legged Race) have collaborated on a series of visceral glitch-based animations, setting Murata’s psychedelic imagery to […]

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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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