Aquabahn Radio, presented by WLPN 105.5fm

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Premieres tonight at 10pm CST!
Listen at lumpenradio.com | lumpenradio.com/aquabahn | dincavisionquest.com/program

Paying titular homage to Drexciya, and presented and broadcasted by Lumpen Radio (WLPN 105.5), Aquabahn is an audio variety show where artists and guests are invited to create a 30 or 60 minute radio broadcast centered around a self-imposed central theme or concept.

Aquabahn will intermittently premiere new artist curated broadcasts leading up to September 10–12, 2015, where Aquabahn will broadcast live from Dinca Vision Quest 2015 at Co-Prosperity Sphere Chicago. Shortly thereafter, each broadcast will be archived and available for on-demand streaming and download through lumpenradio.com.

Participating artists include:

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Dinca Vision Quest 2015 Full 2015 Program

Dinca Vision Quest '15

Dinca Vision Quest ’15

DINCA
VISION QUEST
2015

Contemporary Moving Image & Media Arts Festival
September 10–12, 2015
at the MCA Chicago (9/10) & Co-Prosperity Sphere (9/11–9/12)
dincavisionquest.com | dinca.org | @dincablog #DVQ15

Presented by dinca.org, Vision Quest is a three-day festival celebrating the most innovative contemporary moving image and media art culture from artists worldwide, with salient interest in supporting artworks made using unconventional processes and emerging technologies. Dinca Vision Quest is presented in a multimodal and multimedia format, where audiovisual performances are cross-pollinated with time-based media screenings and digitally exhibited and broadcasted components to present a showcase of the most essential contemporary media culture.

Sara Ludy, “\O/” performance, Vision Quest 2015

Sara Ludy media art performance
Sara Ludy : “\O/”
Friday, September 11, 2015
realtime audiovisual performance at Vision Quest 2015
@ Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219-21 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL

Visual artist Sara Ludy will visit Chicago to premiere “\O/”, a realtime audiovisual media art performance, at Dinca Vision Quest 2015 on Friday, 9/11/15.

Sara Ludy is an American artist whose work explores confluence of the physical and virtual. Her practice incorporates photography, Second Life, animation, video and sound. Past exhibition of her work have included Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago; Berkeley Art Museum, California; Honor Fraser, Los Angeles; bitforms gallery, New York; Postmasters Gallery, New York; Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York; Interstate Projects, Brooklyn; Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, New York; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; Western Front, Vancouver; Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Barbican Centre, London; Carroll Fletcher, London; and Xpo Gallery, Paris.

Dinca Vision Quest will be exhibiting Dream House (2015) by Sara Ludy, on Thursday, 9/10/15, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (7pm). For more info and tickets, click here.

More info TBA at dincavisionquest.com

Peter Burr, Arcology, Vision Quest 2015

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Arcology
Peter Burr
2015, 6 min, USA, hd video, b&w, sound, (World Premiere)

In video games there is the concept of an infinite dungeon – an endlessly regenerating death labyrinth. There’s an intimate quality to a structure that remakes itself after each horrible demise and invites you to try again. Dungeons are the study of structures as living things. Their diet is your curiosity, and their luring plumage is gold and gems.  There is another kind of labyrinth — a zone that has been subtly, horribly altered by something beyond human understanding. It has a set of strange rules that must be understood to survive. In this zone, the opposite of survival is not death–it is change. (PB)

Screening at Dinca Vision Quest 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7pm, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Click here for more info

“Chip” by Chris Bradley

"Chip" by Chris Bradley

“Chip,” Chris Bradley, 2010, painted cast bronze, 2.5″ x 1″ x “2

Chip, 2015,” a different iteration of this piece, is currently available through the Paddle 8 Threewalls / Neon Dreams auction, the 2015 benefit gala for Threewalls, “a non-profit contemporary arts organization in Chicago that organizes exhibitions, artist residencies, and public programs. Funds raised will be split between Threewalls and six partner curators who contributed works to the auction. Bidding will continue at Moonlight Studios on May 29 where the work will be installed.”

Learn more about Neon Dreams here.

LIVE TO TAPE ARTIST TELEVISION FESTIVAL

LIVE TO TAPE ARTIST TELEVISION FESTIVAL
Monday, May 18th to Sunday, May 24th at 7:00
Links Hall (3111 W Western, Chicago, IL)
Festival passes available here.

“A week of smart, groundbreaking, funny, beautiful, vital, courageous artist videos, talk shows, films, performances, psychedelic cartoons and surprises by more than sixty artists spanning over four decades—has consumed me, in the best way, for the past many months. I hope you’ll join us each evening from Monday, May 18th to Sunday, May 24th at 7:00 (plus an extra, kid-friendly program Saturday at 1:00 pm) as the legendary Links Hall (3111 W Western) plays host to the best guests. I could not be more excited to share this with you.” — Jesse Malmed

 

Monday, May 18, 7 pm – AESTHLETICS
Monica Panzarino — Monica Panzarino Sings The Star-Spangled Banner
Dara Birnbaum — Pop-Pop Video: General Hospital/Olympic Women Speed Skate
Josh Weissbach — Football Films Presents
Run of Life — Eligible Receiver (Hand Off from Ivan Ladislav Galeta) (performance)
TVTV — TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl
Christine Lucy Latimer — Mosaic
Seth Vanek — The Seth Show Tonight! (performance)
Chris Collins — Post-Show Wrap-Up (performance)

 

Tuesday, May 19, 7 pm – THE SITCOM SET

Ilene Segalove — More TV Stories
Marc Couroux — We Know What You’re Looking For—A Situationist Comedy
Sherry Millner — Unruly Fan/Unruly Star
Chris Rice — 8 Seasons (Excerpt)
Ann Magnuson and Tom Rubnitz — Made for TV
LJ Frezza — Nothing
Eric Watts and Josh Duensing — Is This Real? (performance)
Sean Joseph Patrick Carney — BHQFUTV (performance)

 

Wednesday, May 20, 7 pm – DIAL-A-SOAP
Emily Bernstein and Julia Calabrese — Cosmic Serpent
Michael Robinson — The Dark, Krystle
Brian L. Frye and Katrina Dixon — Andy Warhol’s Schrafft’s Commercial [remake]
Joan Braderman — Joan Does Dynasty
Kyle Schlie — Trailer #4 (Ned Charles) for J.T.B.C.C.’s “Lifelong Longing”
Anne McGuire — All Smiles and Sadness
Blair Bogin — A Child’s Voice Screaming My Name (performance)
Leslie Rogers — The Wesley Wodgers Show! (performance)

 

Thursday May 21, 7 pm – ECSTATIC STATIC


Brandon Alvendia, Josh Rios and Anthony Romero — Talk Is Cheap (performance)
Tyrone Davies — Cathode Loop 1
Jennifer Juniper Stratford — Radioactive Dreams
Philippe Blanchard and Peter Rahul — Chroma Crypt
Vaudeo Signal — SNObound
Alejandro T. Acierto — Cavities (performance)
Caitlin Denny and Nicole Ginelli — Ambient Exploitation : IV : Holes
Eric Watts — LCD
Vaudeo Motion — Performance (performance)
Experimental Half Hour — Live Telecast from Los Angeles

 



Friday, May 22, 7 pm – NO NEWS
Nate Whelden, Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney — Space Pursues Them (performance)
Tyrone Davies — At the Commercial Break She Started Screaming
Videofreex — Video Games
Videofreex — Taping of Video Games (excerpt)
Ximena Cuevas — Tombola
Jesse McLean — Somewhere Only We Know
Damian Lebiedzinski — Snowball Diatribe
Lori Felker — Broken New
Shehrezad Maher — Dimensions of a Fish
Andrew Filippone Jr.  — ‘Charlie Rose’ by Samuel Beckett
Chris Little — Life During Wartime is a song by the Talking Heads
Marisa Williamson — Hemings and Hawings (performance)

 



Saturday, May 23, 1 pm – MAKE ME PSYCHIC

Kathy Rose — Mirror People
Kathy Rose — The Doodlers
Kathy Rose — Mysterians
Kathy Rose — Pencil Booklings
Sally Cruikshank — Quasi at the Quackadero
Sally Cruikshank — Make Me Psychic
Sally Cruikshank — Face Like a Frog
Trixy Sweetvittles — La Mujer Lagartija
Amy Lockhart — Walk for Walk
Amy Lockhart — Landscapes (video)
Julie Potratz — The Last Thing You Said (performance)
Cereal Bar to benefit S.A.C.K. (Supporting Artists with Children and/or Kids)
(all titles on 16mm unless otherwise noted!)
(Presented with the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation)

 

Saturday, May 23, 7 pm – CABLE EXCESS
Michael Smith — It Starts at Home
Christine Lucy Latimer — Program Description
George Kuchar — Hefner’s Heifers
ESP TV — ESP TV in Chicago
Mothergirl — Talking With Katy and Sophia (performance)

 



Sunday, May 24, 7 pm – SKETCH BOOK
Scott Wolniak and Derek Fansler — The Buddy Cycles
Steve Wetzel — Sethio Paints
Jennifer Juniper Stratford — Painting Electrons
John Kilduff — Let’s Paint TV
Guy Richards Smit — Grossmalerman Pilot
Danny Volk — Made Up with Danny Volk
Jaime Davidovich — Portrait of the Best Artist
Wynne Greenwood, K8 Hardy — New Report Artist Unknown
Kelly Lloyd — Man Artists on Television (performance)
Tom Friel — Sparkle Donkey (performance)
Lori Felker — Show & Talk Talk Show (performance)

special thanks to our generous partners: Links Hall, Video Data Bank, The Nightingale, Media Burn, Cole’s, Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, S.A.C.K.

* Lt. Paper features works by Ben Segal, Chris Reeves, Clint Enns, Devin King, Gita Jackson, Josh Duensing, Kuras and MacKenzie, Kelly Lloyd, Run of Life, Sadie Harmon, Sean Ward, Tim McMullen, Robyn Farrell, Jesse Malmed and (especially) Kyle Schlie