October 4- HITO STEYERL

Thursday, October 4, 6 p.m. | Introduced by Lisa Dorin, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago Hito Steyerl’s masterfully orchestrated video essays chart the lives of images, objects, and places to arrive at provocative new conclusions about their meaning.This program features two of these works, Lovely Andrea (2007) and In Free Fall […]

September 27- BRENNA MURPHY

Thursday, September 27, 6 p.m. | Brenna Murphy in person! Mixing raw footage with sophisticated 3D graphics, Portland-based artist Brenna Murphy creates videos, soundscapes, and downloadable virtual realms in an on-going exploration of psychedelia across physical and virtual realities. For her premiere Chicago appearance, she presents a collection of her videos “structured to function as […]

Sept 20 & 22 — SPECIAL WARNING: FILMS BY ROBERT NELSON

September 20, 6:00 pm September 22, 12:30 pm Introduced by curators Lori Felker and Mark Toscano! Renowned for their exuberance and inventive cinematic wit, Robert Nelson’s films established him as a leading member of the West Coast avant-garde and post-Beat culture of the ‘60s and ‘70s.  These two programs of different works pair recently restored […]

Thursday – WU TSANG & WILDNESS!!

September 13, 6:00 p.m Due to unforeseen circumstances, artist Wu Tsang will be joining us live via Skype instead of in person.  We apologize for any inconvenience (but hope you will still join us!) Image from Wildness (Wu Tsang, 2012). Courtesy of the artist. Rooted in the tropical underground of Los Angeles nightlife, magical realism […]