Edward Rankus: Selected Works

Posted by | Conversations at the Edge | Posted on | May 1, 2003

Thursday, May 1, 2003, 8pm

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Edward Rankus in person!

Internationally recognized video artist and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Film, Video, and New Media at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Edward Rankus will present a selection from his award-winning work, including: the premiere of Go Fall Apart (2003), an erotic and mystical misadventure where the allure of the religious path is strewn with earthly temptations; Naked Doom (1983) is a noir-ish metaphysical romp through the tortured psyche of an overwrought killer; She Heard Voices (1986), in which a woman is having a mysterious dream; Nerve Language (1995) is a meditation on the fragility of the human body with simple objects acting as stand-ins for that body (Edward Rankus). 1983—2003, Edward Rankus, USA, ca. 58 min, video.

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