Screenings

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Screening: Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi

Screening

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Presented in partnership with the Native American Support Program, Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi tells the history that forced the Lakota language to near extinction, while presenting a portrait of a co...

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Thinging Bodies

Screening curated by Danny Giles

Screening

Thursday, October 5, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Curated by Danny Giles, Thinging Bodies brings together video work of artists employing the body as sculpture or prodding the relationship between our bodies and the object world. Contemporary visu...

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Remnants of a Dream

Curated by The Cinema Culture

Screening

Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Remnants of a Dream investigates space, land, and memory through experimental films and a 35mm slide performance. A recollection of encounters, places, and things forgotten, these films focus on a ...

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Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 3

Screening

Thursday, June 29, 2017 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Celebrating the new wave of independent cinema in Chicago, Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 3 champions work by underrepresented filmmakers and combines experimental genres into one seamless anthology.
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UIC MFA 2017: Works for the Screen

Screening

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Coinciding with the 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibitions at Gallery 400, the graduating MFA students from the School of Art & Art History at University of Illinois at Chicago present a series of works f...

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This Land/That Land: Discussions About Political Ecology and Place

Screening

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Nance Klehm is a self-described “steward of the earth.” She is an ecological systems designer, a permacultural grower, a horticultural consultant and a talented and much sought after teacher and sp...

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Generation Revolution

Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Discussion and Screening

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – 5:00PM to 7:30PM

Generation Revolution is a feature-length documentary chronicling the personal and political awakenings, breakthroughs, and disillusionment of a new generation of black and brown activists in Londo...

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Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art

COMPULSIVE PRACTICE

Event and Screening

Thursday, December 1, 2016 – 10:00AM to 6:00PM

On December 1, 2016 Gallery 400 in collaboration with Visual AIDS presents COMPULSIVE PRACTICE as part of the annual Day With(out) Art. Two screenings are presented, at noon and 4pm. In additi...

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Ethnic Notions

Screening

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Ethnic Notions is Marlon Riggs' Emmy-winning documentary that takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing for the first time the deep-rooted stereotypes which have fueled...

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Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 2

Screening

Thursday, June 9, 2016 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

CHICAGOLAND SHORTS VOL. 2 brings together the best of narrative, experimental, dance, and documentary short films from a diverse range of perspectives.
The ten filmmakers featured in VOL. 2 repre...

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

Screening and Discussion with Director Brett Story

Discussion and Screening

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Inspired by our duty to fight, Gallery 400 and Run of Life are pleased to present a preview screening of The Prison in Twelve Landscapes (2016), a documentary film about the prison and its lif...

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What We Have Witnessed: Documenting Movements in Different Modes

Event and Screening

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 – 6:00PM to 8:30PM

What We Have Witnessed: Documenting Movements in Different Modes explores the ways that artists are documenting and participating in movements against anti-Black state violence. The event incl...

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UIC 2016 MFA Screening 2: Do Systems Dream of Monster Sheep? Little Stabs at Narrative by Liz Cambron and Jimmy Schaus

Works for the Screen by Graduating UIC MFAs

Screening

Thursday, April 7, 2016 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

The recent experimental narrative work of Liz Cambron and Jimmy Schaus deals with individuals navigating activism and cultural production in a time of heightened surveillance, mass incarceration, a...

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Works for the Screen by Graduating UIC MFAs

Screening

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Coinciding with the 2016 UIC MFA Thesis Exhibitions at Gallery 400, a series of works for the screen by graduating MFA students from the School of Art & Art History at University of Illinois at...

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Screening: Park Lanes by Kevin Jerome Everson

Screening

Saturday, April 2, 2016 – 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Join us for the midwest premiere of Kevin Jerome Everson’s film Park Lanes (2015), an eight-hour film that follows workers in a Virginia factory from clock-in to clock out. This durational work foc...

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Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

Discussion and Screening

Thursday, February 25, 2016 – 12:30PM to 2:00PM

Screening excerpts of 2014 documentary film Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People and Q&A session with filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris.
Thomas Allen Har...

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Few Were Happy

New Romanian Cinema Festival

Screening

Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:00PM until Sunday January 17, 2016 8:00PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Few Were Happy with Their Condition, curated by Olga Stefan, this weekend-long film festival focuses on contemporary Romanian film and video artists. The festival...

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We Came to Sweat: The Legend of Starlite

Screening

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Founded by an African-American for his gay community in 1962, the Starlite Lounge became a legendary safe-haven by catering to multiple generations of every race, creed, color and sexual orientatio...

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Superimposed: Activist Video and Collective Voices

Ongoing Film Series co-presented with Chicago Filmmakers

Screening

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Superimposed: Activist Video and Collective Voices summons film and video work by the spiritual predecessors of Chances Dances, reflecting the collective practices and experimental organizing model...

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Crow Requiem

A Screening and Discussion with Cauleen Smith, Ian Curry, and Krista Franklin

Screening

Thursday, August 6, 2015 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

In conjunction with the exhibition After Today, Gallery 400 presents the film Crow Requiem (2015) by artist Cauleen Smith. This work explores the figure of the crow through the histories of Syracus...

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Killing Black Women: Race, Gender, and Capital Punishment

Screening

Sunday, August 2, 2015 – 1:30PM to 4:30PM

Join Project NIA and Gallery 400 to kick off a month of events focused on how Black women have been and continue to be targets of state violence. A number of Chicago groups have come together in th...

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Chicagoland Shorts

Screening & Filmmaker Discussion

Screening

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Chicagoland Shorts is a new short film series produced by Eugene Sun Park and Kayla Ginsburg, co-curated with Beckie Stocchetti (Kartemquin Films). The series celebrates the vastness of the Chicago...

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Sistah Sinema Chicago: Out in the Night

Screening

Saturday, June 20, 2015 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Join us for a special screening of Out in the Night presented by Quare Square Collective, Inc., Gallery 400, and UIC's Gender & Sexuality Center.
Out in the Night is a documentary that tells t...

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Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists

Screening & Panel Discussion

Discussion and Screening

Thursday, April 30, 2015 – 5:30PM to 9:00PM

Please join Pentimenti Productions, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and Gallery 400 for a special screening of Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists and "Gender Equality in the Visual Arts" pane...

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The Spook Who Sat by the Door

Film Screening and Youth-led Hip-hop Peace Circles

Discussion and Screening

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 – 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Circles and Ciphers invites young people of color to enjoy a screening of a historic film and participate in an interactive, community-building event. 
The Spook Who Sat by the Door is based ...

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Sistah Sinema Chicago: Lucky

Screening

Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Please join us for a screening of the award winning documentary Lucky (2013). The film follows Lucky Torres, a woman who masks a lifetime of abuse and abandonment behind an angry, tattooed ext...

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Does the world exist, if I am not watching it?

Curated by Josh B. Mabe, Program Director, Chicago Filmmakers and Erin Nixon, Assistant Director, Gallery 400

Screening

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Inspired by the work of Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen in the exhibition Visibility Machines, this screening probes the deceptive and clandestine ways in which military projects have deeply transf...

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How to Survive a Plague

Screening

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and Chicago Freedom School for a screening of the documentary film How to Survive a Plague. The film chronicles the early AIDS epidemic and the struggles of two HIV/AIDS activ...

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Screening and Talk Back on Police Violence

Screening

Thursday, February 12, 2015 – 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Why do young Black men in the Chicago Public School system get suspended disproportionately at 11 times the expulsion rate of district schools within charter schools? How do racially unjust police ...

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War at a Distance

Screening of work by Harun Farocki

Screening

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen, Gallery 400 presents the documentary War at a Distance by Harun Farocki. This work explores the connections ...

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Sistah Sinema Chicago: Thick Relations

Discussion, Event, and Screening

Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to partner with the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center, Quare Square Collective, and the national organization Sistah Sinema to launch Sistah Sinema Chicago, a monthly moderated...

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Between the Bottomlands & the World

Screening and conversation with artists Ryan Griffis and Sarah Ross and UIC Professor Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky

Discussion and Screening

Thursday, December 4, 2014 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Between the Bottomlands & the World explores Beardstown, IL, a rural Midwestern town of 6000 people, a place of global exchange and international mobility, inscribed by post-NAFTA (North Americ...

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Art 21 Access '14 Film Series: Episode 4

Featuring a conversation with Jennifer Reeder

Event and Screening

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Gallery 400 is proud to be a program partner for ART21's Access '14, a global initiative bringing unprecedented public access to the work and words of contemporary artists through free film screeni...

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Sistah Sinema Chicago: Karmen Gei

Discussion, Event, and Screening

Saturday, November 15, 2014 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to partner with the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center, Quare Square Collective, and the national organization Sistah Sinema to launch Sistah Sinema Chicago, a monthly moderated...

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Barriers to Entry

Curated by Josh B. Mabe, Program Director, Chicago Filmmakers

Screening

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Work in the 21st century is unnervingly fractured. Borders separate cultural, linguistic, and historical differences in global labor systems. Dividing lines are drawn between workers under a modern...

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A Feminist Perspective on Gun Violence

Screening and Performance

Performance and Screening

Saturday, October 11, 2014 – 4:00PM to 6:00PM

In conjunction with Universal Declaration of Infantile Anxiety Situations Reflected in the Creative Impulse, Gallery 400 presents “A Feminist Perspective on Gun Violence in Chicago: Screening and P...

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Half Suffocated

Curated by Josh B. Mabe, Program Director, Chicago Filmmakers

Screening

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Inspired by Los Angeles art collective My Barbarian’s explorations of feminist legacies, maternal symbolism, and their own roles as cultural producers, the films and videos in Half Suffocated star ...

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I'll make you a movie after I eat

An exploration of Chicano/a aesthetics in film

Screening

Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:00PM until Monday October 13, 2014 8:00PM

Curated by Josh Rios and Anthony Romero, I’ll make you a movie after I eat
is a series of screenings, performances, and talks celebrating Chicana/o moving image works. Each screening will be acco...

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Screenings: Art 21

Art 21 Access '14 Film Series

Artist Talk, Discussion, and Screening

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:00PM until Wednesday November 5, 2014 8:00PM

Gallery 400 is proud to be a program partner for ART21's Access '14, a global initiative bringing unprecedented public access to the work and words of contemporary artists through free film screeni...

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Suzan Pitt's Perverse Imaginarium

Screening

Monday, September 8, 2014 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Chicago Filmmakers is proud to present Suzan Pitt’s Perverse Imaginarium, a retrospective of short films created over a thirty-year period. The hallucinatory dreamscape of animator and painter Suza...

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Queer Women of Color Cinema

Screening

Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:00PM until Saturday October 11, 2014 2:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to partner with the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center, Quare Square Collective, and the national organization Sistah Sinema to launch Sistah Sinema Chicago, a monthly moderated...

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Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

Screening

Saturday, July 12, 2014 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to partner with AFIRE Chicago, Chicago Coalition of Household Workers (Latino Union), the Committee on Pilipino Issues, GK-USA Chicago Chapter, National Asian Pacific America...

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Screenings: Fire Light

Works for the Screen by Graduating UIC MFAs

Screening

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – 8:00PM to 10:00PM

The warmth of your loveis like the warmth of the sunand this will be our yeartook a long time to come

Following five MFA Thesis Exhibitions at Gallery 400, a series of works for the screen by gr...

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Voices: Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa

Screening: "Jerry and Me"

Discussion and Screening

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa, an accomplished director, has written extensively on Iranian cinema and collaborated with critic Jonathan Rosenbaum on one of the definitive books about Iranian film director Ab...

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A Studio Revolt Film Screening of Cambodian Son

Directed by Masahiro Sugano (UIC Alumnus, MFA 2000)

Screening

Monday, April 14, 2014 – 3:00PM to 6:00PM

Winner of the “Top Documentary” prize from the Center for Asian American Media’s 2014 Film Festival, Cambodian Son (2014, 90 min.) is a documentary about deported poet Kosal Khiev as he navigates a...

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Screenings: The Home Terms Still Apply

2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition 01

Screening

Thursday, March 13, 2014 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

A screening of films and videos by the exhibiting artist Melissa Myser of Beneath the Paving Stones, the Beach
, featuring:SPIDER, spinner of worlds, 2013, 16mm, 7min 23secWe Project Onto Place Ou...

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And The Beat Goes On

Screening

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

As the Gallery 400 exhibition Ghost Nature, curated by Caroline Picard, investigates human relationships with the natural world, And The Beat Goes On focuses on ever-changing social landscapes...

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A Double Feature of Feminist Film

"Breaking the Frame," a portrait of Carolee Schneemann, and Cheryl Dunye’s "The Watermelon Woman"

Screening

Thursday, February 13, 2014 – 5:30PM to 10:30PM

The screening begins with Breaking the Frame, a 2012 documentary on artist Carolee Schneemann by Marielle Nitoslawska. After a brief reception with refreshments, the program resumes with Cheryl Dun...

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Selected Films and Videos by Laure Prouvost

Screening

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Laure Prouvost describes her recent films and videos as an attempt to “explore ideas of emotion and try to translate/mis-translate them into video and installation.” This screening features excerpt...

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TIMESLIP

Curated by Jesse Malmed

Screening

Thursday, August 22, 2013 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Telephone time machine. Watching watches and watches watching. Time capsule, thinking caps, archive fever. Ours: the time-traveling life. Ours: an invitation to lend one's time to a program of expa...

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Loophole Limbo

Curated by Abina Manning, Director, Video Data Bank

Screening

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Inspired by the actions and tropes of the HALFLIFERS’ extensive body of work on video, Loophole Limbo delves deep into the archives of the Video Data Bank collection in order to expose, interrogate...

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SCHOOL OF CHANGE, REDUX

Screening

Friday, May 3, 2013 – 4:45PM to 5:45PM

Jennet Thomas’s SCHOOL OF CHANGE, REDUX is a sci-fi musical set in an alternate reality that satirically reflects our current epoch. Once through the rabbit hole, audience members will w...

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A Spectre is Haunting

Screening

Thursday, April 11, 2013 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Liliana Angulo Cortés, Ian Curry, and Daniel Tucker will show recent film and videos. 
Liliana Angulo Cortés's work engages the fact that this exhibition opens on April 9th, which is the day ...

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Things and Their Various Natures

Curated by Deborah Stratman

Screening

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

“We come into this world, we live, and depart from it, without our thoughts being called specifically to consider how all of this takes place. And were it not for the exertions of some few inquirin...

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Transnational/Radiate and Rotate

Curated by Mathew Paul Jinks and Megha Ralapati

Screening

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 – 7:00PM to 8:00PM

Gallery 400 presents a screening of moving image artworks to complement the current exhibition Radiate: Art of the South Asian Diaspora. Curated by Mathew Paul Jinks and Megha Ralapati, this presen...

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Regarding India, Conversations with Contemporary Artists

Video Presentation

Screening

Friday, November 2, 2012 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Regarding India, Conversations with Contemporary Artists is a series of videotaped interviews by Kathryn Myers, professor of painting at the University of Connecticut. Started in 2011 during a Fulb...

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In Which Appear

Curated by Fern Silva, Ian Curry, and Jesse Malmed

Screening

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Framed by bleeding, blurring edges, the program begins with a film that Fred Camper noted works "to make one aware of the unreality, the created and mechanical nature, of film." And yet, all the wh...

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Carlos Motta

"We Who Feel Differently"

Lecture and Screening

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Carlos Motta (born 1978) is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work draws upon political history in an attempt to create counter narratives that recognize the inclusion of suppressed histories, comm...

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Color Films

Curated by Pamela Fraser and John Neff

Screening

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

The film and video works gathered in Color Films aren’t just in color, they’re about color. Like the exhibition Spectral Landscape (with Viewing Stations), the sequence of works in the screening in...

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Art21 Season 6 Advance Screening

Screening

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

About Art21: Season 6

Season Six includes 13 profiles of artists from four continents gathered into four one-hour thematic episodes. This season features pioneering artists who question traditio...

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All Tomorrow's Cities

Curated by Jesse McLean and Deborah Stratman

Screening

Monday, February 13, 2012 – 1:00PM to 2:30PM

All Tomorrow’s Cities considers iterations of the future from a variety of points past. Historically, we like to build more than maintain. There is always more motivation behind enterprise than fol...

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Semi-Permanent Program

Curated by Jesse McLean and Deborah Stratman

Screening

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 – 1:00PM to 2:30PM

We humans are proud of the material accretion of our thinking—the objects and writings that represent our particular experience. We’re especially fond of amassing, grouping, and pondering the leavi...

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Steve Reinke’s The Shimmering Beast

Book Release Party

Event and Screening

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Steve Reinke’s book The Shimmering Beast is out now. Join us for an evening of readings and screenings (which will include a sneak preview of a work in progress), and a celebration with snacks and ...

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Second Self

Curated by Jesse McLean

Screening

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Screened in tandem with Intimacies, on view at Gallery 400 September 9–October 22, 2011, this program of videos and films locates itself on the interstice between screen and receptive audience mind...

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Wu Tsang

WILDNESS

Lecture, Performance, and Screening

Monday, March 7, 2011 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Wu Tsang (born 1982) presented a performative lecture and screening about his upcoming feature documentary WILDNESS, combining live narration and excerpts.
WILDNESS depicts the creativity and...

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Afterlives and Other Agonies

Curated by Doug Ischar

Screening

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Derived from the Greeks (no surprise), agony traveled a typically internalizing route, from fetishized contest in sport to an umbrella term for all varieties of pain—the only requirement that ...

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Do You Find Your Thoughts and Actions Unduly Influenced by Unseen Murmuring Voices?

Curated by Steve Reinke

Screening

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 – 1:00PM to 2:30PM

Do you find your thoughts and actions unduly influenced by unseen murmuring voices? Those are the ghost-puppets, constantly, continuously feeding you instructions, information, and lies. (Mostly l...

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The Transformation Show

Curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 – 2:00PM to 3:30PM

Like so many smaller robots united to form a larger and somewhat more impressive whole, this program of films and videos culled from the last four decades of media-making is a proposition for trans...

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The Tableaux Vivant Show

Curated by Jesse McLean and Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 – 2:00PM to 3:30PM

This one goes out to all of you fans of mimes, frozen moments, "The Festival of Living Art" episode of Gilmore Girls, paintings that stare back, and Gallery 400's three current exhibitions of works...

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Hot Media: Session 4

Season Finale: Dis/embodiment

Discussion and Screening

Thursday, April 22, 2010 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Hot Media is an experiment in collective curation. It is also a forum to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue on art/media topics relevant to many across the UIC campus and beyond. We curate and pr...

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Performance Anxiety

Curated by Alicia Eler and Jefferson Godard

Screening

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Performance Anxiety includes short works dealing with performances of cultural identity. In navigating complicated understandings of gender, race, class, sexuality, or existence in online and off-l...

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Drawing with Harold Jeffries and Screening of "You're Gonna Miss Me"

Event and Screening

Friday, March 5, 2010 – 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Harold Jeffries is an artist working at the Little City Foundation art studios outside Chicago, a program for artists with developmental disabilities. He has been making his own money for years. At...

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The Shopping Show

Screening

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 – 1:00PM to 2:30PM

Shopaholics, rethink and rejoice! Presented in the aisles of The Free Store. Here's a film/video treatise on the joys and terrors of cash and commerce, in two parts. Beginning in the mid-1980s imp...

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Hot Media: Session 3

"Off-Sides"

Discussion and Screening

Thursday, January 14, 2010 – 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Hot Media is an experiment in collective curation. It is also a forum to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue on art/media topics relevant to many across the UIC campus and beyond. Thirdly, we aim ...

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The Sports Show

Curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 – 1:00PM to 3:30PM

Go, Fight, Win! Experimental film/video forever! Hoorah! Hoorah! Here we go media, here we GO!
In the sporting spirit of Mathew Paul Jinks's exhibition On Sundrun, in which a post-post-colonial g...

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The Hydroacoustic Show

Curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

At 20,000 leagues below the sea, everyone can hear you scream—that’s the nature of sound and water after all, and (maybe) that’s why we call all those vibrations dazzling our skulls by th...

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Hot Media: Session 2

"Animal Sounds"

Discussion and Screening

Thursday, October 22, 2009 – 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Hot Media is an experiment in collective curation. It is also a forum to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue on art/media topics relevant to many across the UIC campus and beyond. Thirdly, it aims...

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Focus Pull Events

Sight-Lines

Screening

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 – 2:00PM to 1:30PM

Expanding the scope of the 20th Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, the exhibition Focus Pull: Onion City Off Screen is a collaborative effort that includes works in collage, film inst...

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The Religious Show

Curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 – 1:00PM to 2:30PM

Oh, these are heady times for us (non) believers—in the face of eternal war, unending famine, and economic pestilence, we flutter like so many moths towards the one bright light that might still sa...

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The Photography Show

Film screening curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 – 1:30PM to 3:30PM

Everyone knows that cinema is really just photography in motion, rushing past our I-Am-Eyebeams at 24 images a second. Everyone knows that there is a spinning shutter in the film projector. And ev...

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The False Advertisement Show

Film screening curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

The television has been blaring picture static for days (Brakhage), that neon billboard outside your apartment window will never stop flickering (Murphy), and there's a sad polar bear (McCormick) s...

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Peter Thompson Head Shot

Voices: Peter Thompson

Lecture and Screening

Wednesday, October 20, 2004 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Peter Thompson is a filmmaker and professor of photography at Columbia College Chicago. With his production company, Chicago Media Works, Thompson has directed long-term film projects concerni...

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Jenny Perlin

Jenny Perlin

Screening

Sunday, May 2, 2004 – 8:00AM to 9:30AM

Jenny Perlin (born 1970)  has screened her works at numerous international film festivals and venues, including the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH; Rotterdam International Film Festi...

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Monika Treut

Voices: Monika Treut

Screening

Monday, October 8, 2001 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Monika Treut (born 1954) screens her new film Warrior of Light, a documentary on Yvonne Bezerra de Mello, an artist and human rights activist, who has gained international recognition for her radic...

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Rose Troche

Rosemarie Troche

Screening

Sunday, March 13, 1994 – 4:00PM to 5:00PM

The School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Chicago hosts a forum/presentation by Rosemarie Troche featuring her award-winning film Go Fish. The lesbian-themed independent drama f...

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