Conversations at the Edge Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Conversations at the Edge is a weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists. The series is organized by SAIC's Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center and the Video Data Bank.

PREVIOUSLY

Federico Windhausen in person!

Against Ethnography

1993-2015, Various directors, Argentina/Brazil/Colombia/Peru, 76 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Feb 16th 6:00pm
Nathaniel Dorsky in person!

Nathaniel Dorsky: The Dreamer

2013-16, Nathaniel Dorsky, USA, ca. 90 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Feb 23rd 6:00pm
Stacey Steers in person!

Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy

2006-17, Stacey Steers, USA, ca. 50 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Mar 2nd 6:00pm

The Passion of Remembrance

1986, Maureen Blackwood and Isaac Julien, United Kingdom, 80 min

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Mar 9th 6:00pm
Sky Hopinka in person!

Sky Hopinka: Translations and Transmutations

2015-17, Sky Hopinka, USA, ca. 60 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Mar 16th 6:00pm
Artists in person!

Hyphen-Labs: NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism

2017, Various artists, USA, ca. 60 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Mar 30th 6:00pm
Melika Bass in person!

Melika Bass: Devotional Animals

2015–2017, Melika Bass, USA,, ca. 60 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Apr 6th 6:00pm
Wael Shawky in person!

Cabaret Crusades: The Horror Show Files

+ Cabaret Crusades: The Path to Cairo

2010–12, Wael Shawky, Egypt/Italy/France, ca. 90 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Apr 13th 6:00pm
Wael Shawky in person!

Cabaret Crusades: The Secrets of Karbala

2015, Wael Shawky, Italy/Egypt, 120 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Apr 13th 8:15pm

VALIE EXPORT

1968–2009, VALIE EXPORT, Austria/Germany, multiple formats, ca. 75 min.

Showtimes:

  • Thu, Apr 20th 6:00pm