. Conversations at the Edge (CATE)

Tiffany Sia: Do Not Circulate

Thursday, December 01, 6:00 p.m. Join artist, filmmaker, and writer Tiffany Sia for a screening of her urgent and revelatory film/video works Over the last five years, Hong Kong-born, New York-based artist and writer Tiffany Sia has produced a series of urgent works that examine the making, circulation, and collection of images in times of […]

Spring 2021 Season Recap

Thank you for joining us for the Spring 2021 season of Conversations at the Edge!  We are so grateful for the artists and scholars who shared their work with us and for our presenting partners, including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) Visiting Artists Program, the Open Practice Committee in the Department of […]

Wong Ping Lecture and Conversation

Thursday, April 15, 7:00 p.m. Gene Siskel Film Center Virtual Cinema Join artist and animator Wong Ping and Orianna Cacchione, curator of global contemporary art at the Smart Museum of Art for a wide-ranging look at the ideas and approaches behind Wong’s singular digital-pop works. Presented in partnership with the Open Practice Committee in the Department of […]

Wong Ping: Digital Fables

Monday, April 12–Sunday, April 18 Gene Siskel Film Center Virtual Cinema Six films by the Hong Kong based artist and animator Wong Ping. Presented in partnership with the Open Practice Committee in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago. Self-described as “low-tech, stand-up comedies,” Wong Ping’s animations and installations combine ribald humor with […]

Announcing Spring 2021

We’re excited to announce the Spring 2021 season! Screenings and conversations begin February 8 in the Gene Siskel Film Center’s virtual cinema. Join us for programs with Wendy Clarke (Feb 11),  Dustin Gibson, Robert McRuer, Liza Sylvestre, and Minh Nguyen (Feb 25),  Madeleine Hunt – Ehrlich (Mar 25), Ian Cheng (Apr 6), and Wong Ping […]

November 21: Image Employment

Curator Aily Nash in person Re:Working Labor curators Daniel Eisenberg and Ellen Rothenberg in person Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Re:Working Labor at SAIC’s Sullivan Galleries, Image Employment presents a selection of recent moving image works that investigate various modes of contemporary labor and production. Curated by Aily Nash and Andrew Norman Wilson, the program explores the […]