Radical Closure

Thursday, March 3, 6:00 pm Posthumous (Ghassan Salhab, 2007). Courtesy the Video Data Bank. Curated by Lebanese video artist Akram Zaatari (who presented a program of his own works at CATE in Fall 2006), Radical Closure brings together documentaries, independent films, and video art from the Middle East and Europe produced in response to war, […]

Andrea Geyer: Criminal Case

Thursday, February 24, 6:00 pm | Andrea Geyer in person! Criminal Case 40/61: Reverb (Andrea Geyer, 2009-10). Courtesy the artist. In her striking, cerebral videos, installations, and photographs, German-born, New York-based artist Andrea Geyer mixes documentary and fiction to examine the ways historical narratives and social spaces shift over time and within larger socio-political contexts. […]

Rose Lowder’s Bouquets

Thursday, February 17, 6:00 pm | Rose Lowder in person! Bouquets 25-27 (Rose Lowder, 2002-03). Courtesy the artist and Light Cone, Paris. Brimming with vibrant images of blossoms, orchards, insects, and grasses, the works of celebrated French filmmaker Rose Lowder literally buzz with life. For over thirty years, she has crafted a body of stunning […]

The Wild Triumphs of Martha Colburn

Thursday, February 10, 6:00 pm | Martha Colburn in person! Destiny Manifesto (Martha Colburn, 2006). Courtesy the artist. Martha Colburn’s wickedly witty animations are assemblages of stop-motion puppetry, multi-layered glass painting, and all forms of pop cultural detritus. Drawing inspiration from the histories of the American West and more recent narratives of methamphetamine use and […]

Vivienne Dick: No Wave Films

Thursday, February 3, 6:00 pm She Had Her Gun Already (Vivienne Dick, 1978). Courtesy the artist and LUX, London. “The quintessential No Wave filmmaker.” —J. Hoberman One of the most important filmmakers to emerge from New York’s seething No Wave scene, and currently enjoying a resurgence of interest in her work, Ireland-born Vivienne Dick created […]