. Conversations at the Edge (CATE)

Lawrence Andrews: mythicPotentialities

Thursday, October 12, 6:00 p.m. Enthralling in form and vision, Lawrence Andrews’ works are kaleidoscopic explorations of Blackness through mass media and popular culture. In the genre-defying imageless video mythicPotentialities (2019), Andrews examines the murder of Emmett Till, the trial that followed, and the ways these events have been mediated through artistic and mass media. Focusing on […]

Alison O’Daniel

Friday, October 30, 2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m., CT Gene Siskel Film Center Virtual Cinema Closed captions and ASL Interpretation available. Tune in for this in-depth conversation with artist and filmmaker Alison O’Daniel moderated by Deborah Stratman. Recorded October 1. Her project The Tuba Thieves (2013 – ongoing) is on view in the Gene Siskel Film Center’s virtual […]

October 26 – Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder: Tense Nature: The Changeover System with sound artist Brian Case

Known for performances that transform films into stunning sculptures of light, New York-based artists Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder return to Chicago with their latest live work. The piece unites the Gene Siskel Film Center’s two theaters by cycling the reels of one feature-length film through each of its four 35mm projectors. The artists introduce […]