. Conversations at the Edge (CATE)

Thank you! 2021-22 Season

Thank everyone who made this year’s program possible! We are so appreciative of the outstanding artists who shared their works, time, and ideas with us: Renée Green, Lynda Benglis, Anocha Suwichakornpong, Pom Bunsermvicha, Tulapop Saenjaroen, Nazli Dinçel, Meriem Bennani, Andy Slater, Dani ReStack, Sheilah ReStack, and Nick Briz, as well as the artists and scholars […]

Announcing Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 season of Conversations at the Edge starts Thursday, September 23! Join us for theatrical screenings, virtual artist talks, and virtual screenings! All programs take place at the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and on the Film Center’s virtual cinema platform. More info at saic.edu/cate […]

November 7 – Now: The Body and the Screen

Thursday, November 7, 6 p.m. | Presented by curator Jennifer Chan Artists Janet Lin in person and Georges Jacotey present via Google Hangout! In video’s early days, artists explored the camera’s influence on the way we understand ourselves by mixing performance and the medium’s capacity for instantaneous playback. In a seminal example, Lynda Benglis directed, questioned, and […]

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    Conversations at the Edge is a weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.

     

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

     

    Programs take place Thursdays at 6pm at the Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State / Chicago, IL / 312.846.2600), unless otherwise noted.



     

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