More Details on Hollis Frampton's SOLARIUMAGELANI and Book Signing

Images from Frampton’s Solarumagelani. Program Details Summer Solstice (Solariumagelani) (1974, 16mm, color, silent, 32 min.) “…the operations that dislocate a film like Summer Solstice–I hope irreparably–from being a movie about the locomotion and eating habits of cows, a dairy farm document, or what have you, are finally of a whole lot less concern to me […]


Thursday, October 15, 6pm | Frampton scholar Bruce Jenkins in person! Image: Hollis Frampton filming Winter Solstice. Image courtesy of Anthology Film Archives. Filmmaker, photographer, and theorist Hollis Frampton (1936–84) is a major figure in the American avant-garde. Ambitious in scope, his films wittily engage with philosophy, mathematics, and science. CATE presents a rare screening […]


Thursday, October 18, 6 p.m. | Laida Lertxundi in person! Shot within and around Los Angeles, Laida Lertxundi’s seductively enigmatic films mix soul music and art punk as non-actors lounge within sublime beachscapes, cheap motels, and light-flooded apartments. My Tears Are Dry (2009) is a luscious and melodic composition that lures the viewer into and […]

CATE Announces Fall 2009 Season

Conversations at the Edge kicks off its fall 2009 season on Thursday, September 17 with a screening and talk by new media artist Golan Levin. Check out the full schedule under Current Season. Golan Levin, Opto-Isolator (2007). Image courtesy of the artist. Additional highlights include appearances by Joost Rekveld (10/8); Mike Hoolboom (10/22); Harry Dodge […]


Peggy Ahwesh | John Akomfrah | Basma Alsharif | Thom Andersen | Nancy Andrews | Kenneth Anger | Eleanor Antin | Tatsu Aoki | Cory Arcangel | Sven Augustijnen | Craig Baldwin | Rosa Barba | Stephanie Barber | Lisa Barcy | Daniel Barrow | Yael Bartana | Robert Beavers | Adam K. Beckett | Hakim Belabbes | Zoe Beloff […]

Hapax Legomena: Special Effects, Remote Control, Ordinary Matter

Friday, November 30, 2001, 6pm 1971-1972, Hollis Frampton, USA, ca 76 min, 16mm A special presentation of the final three films that make up Hollis Frampton’s Hapax Legomena series: Special Effects (1972); Remote Control (1972); Ordinary Matter (1972).

Hapax Legomena: Nostalgia, Poetic Justice, Critical Mass, Traveling Matte

Thursday, November 29, 2001, 6pm 1971-1972, Hollis Frampton, USA, ca 125 min, 16mm In celebration of the School of the Art Institute’s recent acquisition of Hollis Frampton’s seminal avant-garde film (nostalgia), we are presenting the entire series of films, Hapax Legomena, of which (nostalgia) is only a part. Although (nostalgia) is one of the most […]