. Conversations at the Edge (CATE)

Anxious Bodies

Thursday, October 27, 6:00 p.m. Join us for this striking program of animated films exploring bodies, relationships, and power. Presented in partnership with DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts. Anxious Bodies explores the fraught terrain of bodies, relationships, and power through the work of six award-winning contemporary women animators, including Yoriko Mizushiri, Martina Scarpelli, Shoko […]

Marta Pajek: Impossible Figures and Other Stories

Thursday, October 20, 6:00 p.m. Join acclaimed Polish animator Marta Pajek for a screening of her recently completed trilogy IMPOSSIBLE FIGURES AND OTHER STORIES. Presented in partnership with DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts. Marta Pajek is known for unsettling and enigmatic films about dreams, relationships, and women’s lives. Her latest is the award-winning triptych […]

An Interview with Peter Burr

During his visit to SAIC in this week, Peter Burr sat down with CATE Curatorial Assistant Nicky Ni for an interview about his background in painting and drawing, his iconic computer animation style, and his multimedia practice that spans from video, performance, to immersive and interactive game installation. NN: Could you give a brief summary […]

Peter Burr: Pattern Language

Artist and animator Peter Burr creates videos, performances, and video games that conjure virtual spaces and illusive patterns. Burr’s singularity not only resides in his mesmerizing moiré sequences but also in his aesthetic of privileging every crisp pixel. This program features a series of single-channel computer animations extracted from Burr’s expanded projects. Derived from Aria End, […]

On Hayoun Kwon

We are thrilled to present a screening of work by Paris and South Korea based multimedia artist Hayoun Kwon. Through animation and virtual reality technologies, Kwon bridges the realms of documentary and fiction to question ideas around borders, territory, memory, testimony, and reality itself. This week, we welcome School of the Art Institute of Chicago […]