Cory Arcangel

Thursday, March 19, 6pm | Cory Arcangel in person! Best known for his Nintendo game cartridge hacks, multi-media trickster Cory Arcangel uses new and vintage computers, sound, performance, and the web to recontextualize popular figures (Super Mario Brothers, Bruce Springsteen, Simon & Garfunkel) and aesthetic systems (the instructional video, adult contemporary music, the “artist talk”) […]

Sight & Sound: Flingco Sound System

Thursday, February 5, 6pm | Special live performance! Artists in person! Lisa Slodki & Haptic, The Medium (2007). Image courtesy of the artists. Flingco Sound System releases “textures in the shape of sound.”–Dublab Since its 2007 launch, Chicago’s Flingco Sound System label has played host to a slate of musicians who work collaboratively with visual […]

Every Time I See Your Picture I Cry

Thursday, April 24, 6pm | Daniel Barrow in person! Daniel Barrow, Every Time I See Your Picture I Cry (2008). Image courtesy of the artist. The overhead projector takes center stage in Winnipeg artist Daniel Barrow’s darkly whimsical “manual animation” performances. Layering and drawing directly on a series of Mylar transparencies, Barrow combines his projected […]

I Love Presets

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 6pm | Rob Ray, Jon Satrom, & Jason Soliday in person! As I Love Presets, Chicago-based sound and new media artists Rob Ray, Jon Satrom, and Jason Soliday do everything wrong the right way. The trio manipulates found sounds and animated GIFs on home-brewed equipment in spectacular live audio/video performances, breaking […]

LoVid: Flipped Chips

Thursday, November 15, 2007, 6pm | Tali Hinkis, Kyle Lapidus, and Jon Satrom in person! Jon Satrom, Yuppster Video (2003). Image courtesy of the artist. Curated by the interdisciplinary artist-duo LoVid (Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus), Flipped Chips pairs the work of pioneering video artists who built their own A/V hardware with the work of […]

Outer Ear Festival of Sound: Chris Mann, Danièle Wilmouth, and Morganville

Thursday, November 8, 2007, 8:15pm | Chris Mann, Danièle Wilmouth, Trevor Martin, and Kym Olsen in person! Danièle Wilmouth, A Heretic’s Primer on Love and Exertion (2007). Image courtesy of the artist. The Outer Ear Festival of Sound and CATE present a special two-part evening of films, videos, and performances that mine the relationships between […]

Outer Ear Festival of Sound: The Hysterical Alphabet

Thursday, November 8, 2007, 6pm | Terri Kapsalis, John Corbett, and Danny Thompson in person! The Hysterical Alphabet (2007). Written by Terri Kapsalis, video by Danny Thompson. Image courtesy of Danny Thompson. The Outer Ear Festival of Sound and CATE present a special two-part evening of films, videos, and performances that mine the relationships between […]

Vladmaster!

Thursday, March 29, 2007, 6pm Vladimir in person! Portland artist Vladimir elevates the View-Master to high art with her hand-made stereoscopic Vladmasters, repurposing the plastic viewers for extraordinary public performances. Drawing upon Greek legends, entomology, and newspaper stories, her “films” are 28-frame haikus, each photographed from richly detailed dioramas and set to her artfully composed […]

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