A televisual and multimodal fundraiser for the Nightingale Cinema. Join us irl or url or both for a cavalcade of performances and videos teasing out meaning and monies. Digging into the form and fun, this function features raffles, give-aways, ample opportunities to give to the endlessly vital microcinema right at the beating beautiful heart of Chicago screen culture. Bring your big bucks and best buds as MCs Hammer, Escher and Donald guide you through contemporary and historical tele-works, open the space for this place and goof for good.
The CVM Symposium 2018: Exploring and Preserving Visual Music will explore the theories, histories and practices of Visual Music. It features two days of talks and presentations from international scholars, artists, students, curators and researchers (August 14-15), plus a final half day of special sessions. Set in Sonoma County’s wine country, the symposium also features several special events.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, August 16, 2018 (All day)
Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney, co-directors of ACRE TV will facilitate a three hour (with breaks!) workshop in which all participants will learn about and make LIVE and LIVE-TO-TAPE TV! All ages and experience levels are welcome, no equipment is required, though if you have a laptop or camera please bring it. In this workshop we will:
The Moving Image Catalog's next guest curator will be Julio Fermepín, whose selection of experimental films - entitled BEYOND THE FOREST - will be published online from Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th July.
Julio Fermepín is an Argentinian filmmaker and teacher. Since 2005 he has made several experimental films which have been shown at numerous international venues, including L'Age d’Or (Belgium) and the Oberhausen Short Film Festival (Germany). His most recent film is Corriente.
Monday, July 23, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, July 29, 2018 (All day)
The 24 television screens collected by the artist form the backdrop of anOther, part installation, part performance and concert. Bodies, images and sound create living sculptures, generating both dialogue and tension.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 (All day) to Friday, April 6, 2018 (All day)
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (All day) to Friday, April 13, 2018 (All day)
Saturday, April 14, 2018 (All day) to Monday, April 16, 2018 (All day)
At the cross-over between performative arts and film, expanded cinema emerged in the mid-60s and is now considered to have influenced many aspects of contemporary media installations and performances. American artist pioneers explored its means in regards to politics and collective participation as well as radical subjective experimentation. In Britain filmmakers used its structural and analytical means to criticise the canons of commercial cinema.
Monday, February 5, 2018 (All day) to Monday, February 26, 2018 (All day)
In spite of claims of its obsolescence, analog film is still alive. It continues to exist as an inimitable artistic medium, put to use in myriad forms around the world. Nonetheless, in the context of our ever-expanding digital landscape, analog film faces new challenges that have forced it into a process of deep transformation. What steps do we need to take to guarantee that analog film will remain as a living-breathing medium? What are the alternatives to the idea of film as an obsolete, historical object?
Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, October 22, 2017 (All day)