Spring 2019 Sneak Peek

Posted by | Nicky Ni | Posted on | January 15, 2019

Jodie Mack, still from The Grand Bizarre, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.


The start of our Spring 2019 semester is just around the corner! We have a terrific season lined up, including visits by media artists Jodie Mack, Naeem Mohaiemen, presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago, Laida Lertxundi, Morgan Fisher, Evan Meaney, presented in collaboration with the Video Data Bank, and Tabita Rezaire. We’ll also screen a program of work from the Queer Media Database Canada-Quebec Project, presented by curators Jordan Arseneault and Nima Esmailpour, a program of work by emerging Chinese artists, curated and presented by Nicky Ni, and a program interrogating observational and ethnographic filmmaking, curated and presented by Rachael Rakes. We’ll close the season out with a special program featuring a conversation between new media critics Dawn Chan and Mary Flanagan, presented in partnership with the Thoma Foundation.

Naeem Mohaiemen, still from United Red Army (The Young Man Was, Part I), 2011. Courtesy of the artist and LUX.

Eric Baudelaire, still from the The Anabasis of May and Fusako Shigenobu, Masao Adachi, and 27 Years without Images, 2011. Courtesy of the artist and LUX.

Laida Lertxundi, still from Words, Planets, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.

Morgan Fisher, still from Another Movie, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

Evan Meaney, image from ++ We Will Love You For Ever, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and SAIC’s Video Data Bank.

Tabita Rezaire, still from Premium Connect, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

Fawzia Mirza, still fromThe Queen of My Dreams, 2011. Courtesy of the artist.

Yang Luzi, still from The Oracle is the Mouthpiece, 2016. Courtesy of the artist.

Tracey Moffatt, still from Heaven, 1997. Courtesy of Women Make Movies.

Marina Zurkow, still from Mesocosm, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation.

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    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.

     

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