Intelligent Wounds: An Interview with Mike Hoolboom by Abina Manning

Mike Hoolboom at work. Courtesy the artist. Abina Manning: In October, 2009, you were in Chicago for Conversations at the Edge and showed your latest feature, Mark (2009, 70 minutes).  Can you tell us a little about it and your process of making it? Mike Hoolboom: Mark is a portrait of my friend and former […]

Mike Hoolboom's MARK

Thursday, October 22, 6pm | Mike Hoolboom in person! Image: Mike Hoolboom, Mark (2009). Image courtesy of the artist. “Society is not first of all a milieu for exchange where the essential would be to circulate or to cause to circulate, but rather a socius of inscription where the essential thing is to mark and […]

ARTISTS & CURATORS

A Peggy Ahwesh | John Akomfrah | Basma Alsharif | Thom Andersen | Nancy Andrews | Kenneth Anger | Eleanor Antin | Tatsu Aoki | Cory Arcangel | Ephraim Asili | Sven Augustijnen | LaTurbo Avedon B Craig Baldwin | Rosa Barba | Stephanie Barber | Lisa Barcy | Rebecca Baron |  Daniel Barrow | Yael Bartana | Melika Bass […]

Bad at Sports on MARK

Read Lauren Vallone’s post on Mike Hoolboom’s film Mark here.

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 […]

Eyes Wide Open: Videos by Dani Leventhal

Thursday, September 25, 6pm | Dani Leventhal in person! Dani Leventhal, Show and Tell in the Land of Milk and Honey (2007). Image courtesy of the artist. At once tender and savage, Dani Leventhal’s astonishing video diaries capture the banal and the horrific to reveal the transcendent beauty and pain of daily life. In the […]

Falling Out of Time: New Documentaries from the Former Soviet Europe

Thursday, April 3, 6pm | Curators Oona Mosna and Jeremy Rigsby in person! Igor Strembitsky, Wayfarers (2005). Image courtesy of the artist. Once the home of state-sponsored social realism, the former Soviet Europe has given rise to a new breed of documentary, revising its realist tradition with the observational ambiguities and formal rigor more familiar […]

The Memo Book: The Films and Videos of Matthias Müller

Thursday, April 27, 2006, 6pm Curator Stefanie Schulte Strathaus in person! “Müller’s deeply felt and elegantly constructed work marks him as one of the most important filmmakers of his generation.” (Mike Hoolboom) Matthias Müller’s work can be read as the unwritten history of German experimental film. At once moving and smart, his lush, image-rich films […]

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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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