Interview with Karen Yasinsky

Ali Aschman and Jeremy Bessoff in conversation with Karen Yasinsky on the occasion of the screening ‘Fire is a Fact: An Evening with Karen Yasinsky’, a program of short puppet and hand-drawn animations from 1999 to 2012. Ali: When Jim Trainor introduced you last night at Conversations at the Edge, he described your work as […]

February 21 – Fire is a Fact: An Evening with Karen Yasinsky

Thursday, February 21, 6 p.m. | Karen Yasinsky in person! In the strange and seductive animated films of Baltimore-based artist Karen Yasinsky, an eyeless woman is abandoned in a landscape of wolves, boys writhe restlessly in a cowboy-papered room, and characters from Jean Vigo’s L’Atalante (1934) and Robert Bresson’s Au Hazard Balthazar (1966) act out […]

CATE Spring 2013 Season Starts Feb 14!

Conversations at the Edge begins its Spring 2013 season on Valentine’s Day!  We’ll be celebrating with a program of short, geographically-sweeping films by Fern Silva, named one of the “top 25 avant-garde filmmakers for the 21st century” in Film Comment magazine. Additional highlights will include appearances by Karen Yasinsky (2/21), Darko Fritz (2/28), Hannes Schüpbach (4/4), Rosa […]


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 […]

Catch up with CATE

CATE’s spring 2013 season is now over, but you can catch up with past programs on our Vimeo page! We’ve just uploaded video from our programs with Fern Silva, Karen Yaskinsky, and REMIX-IT-RIGHT guests. More is on the way!