. Conversations at the Edge (CATE)

Thank you! Fall 2023

Thank you to everyone who made this season possible! We are so appreciative of the amazing artists who shared their works, time, and ideas with us: Jessica Bardsley, Tsai Ming-Liang, Marta Pajek, Yoriko Mizushiri, Martina Scarpelli, Shoko Hara, Nadja Andrasev, Lénaïg Le Moigne, and Tal Kantor, and Tiffany Sia as well as the artists and […]

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 […]

Announcing Fall 2022

Join us for the fall 2022 season of Conversations at the Edge! The series returns to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) Gene Siskel Film Center (164 North State Street) for in-person screenings with Jessica Bardsley (9/22), Tsai Ming-Liang (10/3), Marta Pajek (10/20), an animation program including Yoriko Mizushiri, Martina Scarpelli, Shoko […]

October 3 – New Films from the GLAS Animation Festival

GLAS Animation Festival director Jeanette Bonds in person Each year, the GLAS Animation Festival showcases a thrillingly expansive range of films from around the globe. Founded in 2016 by animators Jeanette Bonds and Einar Baldvin, it has become a singular platform for art and industry alike, highlighting experimental and visionary threads across the spectrum. Bonds […]