Artists in person! Film Series : Radiant Visions: Media Art from SAIC, 1965 - Now

Identities

1976-2014, Various directors, USA, ca. 79 min.

Show Times

  • Mon, Feb 8th 6:00pm

The works in this program explore social and individual identity, self-performance and presentation, and the role of media technologies in shaping and expressing notions of the self. (Jim Trainor)

FEBRUARY 8: Jennifer Reeder, Jessica Bardsley, Mindy Faber, Tatsu Aoki, and Oli Rodriguez will be present for audience discussion.

White Trash Girl

White Trash Girl

1995, Jennifer Reeder, USA, 8 min, Digital file

In Jennifer Reeder’s notorious anthem to the abject, a child of the sewers wreaks havoc on the world.

Bouncing in the Corner #36DD

Bouncing in the Corner #36DD

1999, Dara Greenwald, USA, 3 min, Digital file

Dara Greenwald casts herself in a remake of a Bruce Nauman video.

3275

3275

1980, Tatsu Aoki, USA, 11 min, 16mm

An abstract portrait of the artist’s friend, three years after his arrival to the US from Japan.

Delirium

Delirium

1993, Mindy Faber, USA, 23 min, Digital File

Mindy Faber casts her mother in comic book scenarios while exploring her history of mental illness and the historical pathologizing of women’s experiences.

The Blazing World

The Blazing World

2013, Jessica Bardsley, USA, 18 min, Digital File

An essay on Winona Ryder, kleptomania, and depression stitched together from stolen footage.

Hand and Bodie Transformations

Hand and Bodie Transformations

1973, Byron Grush, USA, 3 min, 16mm

Animated studies in metamorphosis.

Print courtesy of SAIC’s Flaxman Library.

Breathe Deep

Breathe Deep

2014, Katie Torn, USA, 3 min, Digital File

A kinetic sculpture in phantasmagoric 3D animation.

The Baseball Project

The Baseball Project

2009, Oli Rodriguez, USA, 6 min, Digital File

Oli Rodriguez’s undercover operation uses the Little League as a site for reinvention.