Interview with Luis Gispert

Charlotte Marra spoke with artist Luis Gispert in advance of his October 21 appearance at Conversations at the Edge. Charlotte Marra: In the video René (2008), you create a portrait of a family friend. There is a marked difference in style and subject matter from your previous work (Stereomongrel, 2005, or Smother, 2008) and elements […]

Luis Gispert: Hyperreal

Thursday, October 21, 6 p.m. | Luis Gispert in person! Réne (Luis Gispert, 2008). Image courtesy the artist. In his dramatic photographic tableaux, sculptures, video vignettes, and short films, Miami-New York-based artist and SAIC alumnus Luis Gispert (BFA ’96) mashes up consumerist pop culture and narco-nouveau riche ‘80s aesthetics with Freudian nightmares and socio-economic provocation. […]

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 […]

CATE Returns Sept 16

Conversations at the Edge returns Thursday, September 16 with the world premiere of Danièle Wilmouth’s Eleanore & the Timekeeper. Additional highlights include appearances by Kent Lambert and Jesse McLean, Rosa Menkman, Bruce Bickford, Coleen Fitzgibbon, Luis Gispert, Alina Rudnitskaya, Kevin Jerome Everson, Daniel Eisenberg and programs highlighting recent video from China and reenactment in media […]

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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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