Daniel Eisenberg has been making films and videos at the edges of documentary and experimental media for over thirty years. His work has been written about extensively, and shown throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Solo exhibitions include MOMA, NY, Centre Pompidou, Paris, the Hirshhorn Museum, Pacific Film Archive, Musée du Cinema, Brussels and screenings in the Berlin Film Festival; the Sydney Film Festival; the London Film Festival; the Jerusalem Film Festival; Vue Sur Les Docs, Marseilles, and the Whitney Biennial. Awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, The American Academy Berlin Prize, a D.A.A.D. Berliner Künstlerprogramm Fellowship, a Creative Capital Grant, and a NEA Media Fellowship. In 2017 he was a fellow at re:work, International Research Institute for Work and Life Course in Global History, Humboldt University, Berlin. Eisenberg lives and works in Chicago and is a Professor at SAIC where he is also Faculty Research Fellow in the Institute of Curatorial Research.
Ellen Rothenberg’s work concerns the politics of everyday life and the formation of communities through collaborative practices, as seen in her work with the Chicago Torture Justice Memorial Project, Future Force Geo Speculators, and Chelen Amenca in Romania. Rothenberg’s work has been presented in North America and Europe at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Museum of London, Ontario; Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco; Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen; Royal Festival Hall, London; Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania, among others. Awards include NEA Fellowships; The Bunting Institute Fellowship, Radcliffe College, Harvard University; Illinois Arts Council Fellowships; Massachusetts Artist Foundation Fellowship; and grants from CEC Artslink, Charles Engelhard Foundation, LEF Foundation, and NEA Artists Projects. She is an Adjunct Professor at SAIC and is a Faculty Research Fellow at the Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice.