Dazzling video documentation of “Green Waves” by Nicolas Sassoon at May Gallery, New Orleans, LA.
Michael Robinson’s CIRCLE SPECTRE PAPER FLAME, Opening Saturday, April 6th, Carrie Secrist Gallery, CHICAGO2 April, 2013 by Andrew Rosinski
This Saturday, Michael Robinson‘s “Circle Spectre Paper Flame” solo exhibition opens at the Carrie Secrist Gallery here in Chicago. The show includes a new series of collages and photographs, and an installation of Robinson’s new film Circle In The Sand, which will screen hourly for the run of the exhibition. I recently saw Circle In The Sand at the 51st Ann Arbor Film Festival, and it certainly was one of my favorites, a true otherworldly vision. If you’re in Chicago, don’t miss the opportunity to tune in and drop out.
“ In his first solo exhibition with Carrie Secrist Gallery, Michael Robinson presents a new body of photo and collage work together with the film Circle in the Sand (2012). Layering and reassembling leftovers of culture, the artist creates contemporary venues for spiritual exchange and transformation. The resulting pictures hum subtly, revealing new meanings.
In the main space, Robinson exhibits new photographs offering a magical interpretation of landscape. Using basic light manipulation, Robinson captures subjects such as forest mushrooms and moonlight cast on a book page. Communicating an oblique narrative, his eerily pleasing images capture the potential for transcendence in the mundane.
Alongside the photographs, Robinson shows new collage work. In each mixed media piece, central halo forms frantically explode across found photographic backgrounds. The backgrounds act as photographic representations or readymade additions to the disseminated montage of deities in each foreground. Robinson mines sources as varied as fruit tree diseases and 1980s computer graphics to generate his otherworldly scenes.
In the second gallery, Robinson screens Circle in the Sand (2012). Set in a post-apocalyptic near future, the 45-minute film follows a band of listless vagabonds ambling across a war-torn coastal territory. Rummaging, stuttering, and smashing through the scraps of Western culture, this group of ragged souls conjures an unstable magic fueled by their own apathy and the poisonous histories imbedded in their unearthed junk.
Circle in the Sand screened previously at the New York Film Festival (2012) and the International Film Festival Rotterdam (2013); the film will project hourly at the Carrie Secrist Gallery during its Chicago debut.
Past exhibitions and screenings for Michael Robinson (American, b. 1981) include the 2012 Whitney Biennial, Walker Art Center, MoMA P.S.1, London Film Festival, REDCAT Los Angeles, Sundance Film Festival, Tate Modern, San Francisco International Film Festival, and Hong Kong International Film Festival. Honors include a Kazuko Trust Award (2012), a Creative Capital Grant (2012), and a 2011-2012 Film/Video Residency Award from the Wexner Center for the Arts.
Michael Robinson: Circle Spectre Paper Flame will be on view through May 11, 2013. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday 10:30 to 6 and Saturday 11 to 5 or by appointment. ”
Other notable events:
- April 6 from 5 to 8 PM: Opening Reception at Carrie Secrist Gallery
- May 1 at 6 PM: Michael Robinson curates Video Playlist at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Michigan Ave., 312.663.5554
- May 3 at 8 PM: Michael Robinson screens recent short film at The NIGHTINGALE, 1084 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
Bunny Rogers & Filip Olszewski’s “If I Die Young,” curated by Gene McHugh, at 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY28 March, 2013 by Andrew Rosinski
March 28 – 31, 2012
Opening: Thursday March 28, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Gallery hours: Thursday – Sunday, 2:00pm – 6:00pm and by appointment
“ If I Die Young is an installation that addresses contemporary understandings of childhood. Similar to the artists’ previous collaborative project, Sister Unn’s (2011-2012), in which they set up an out-of-business flower shop on a commercial avenue in Forest Hills, Queens, If I Die Young explores issues of loss.
The front gallery will consist of twelve black computer speakers spread along the walls, each playing the audio from a YouTube video in which a young girl (age four to sixteen) sings a cover version of the pop-country song “If I Die Young” by The Band Perry. Typically, the YouTube covers include a brief introduction by the girl, who announces her name and age and then proceeds to sing the song, which was written by lead vocalist Kimberly Perry from the point of view of a young girl who has died. Harmonized together in the gallery, the collection of voices takes on a different resonance.
In the rear gallery, the artists will display ten custom-made, twin-size blankets—each based on a watermarked photo taken from an Internet-based child modeling agency. The photos are replaced with the image’s average overall color, but retain the agency’s watermark logo, which is embroidered into the wool fabric.
A website — http://vailmodel.com — will accompany the exhibition and feature additional visual content.
Gene McHugh is a writer and curator based in Brooklyn. His writing has appeared in Artforum, Rhizome, Aperture, Junk Jet, Red Hook Journal, and multiple exhibition catalogs. He was the recipient of the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for his blog, Post Internet, which was published in book form by Link Editions. A graduate of the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, McHugh has curated exhibitions for Vogt Gallery and Silvershed. He is currently the Interpretation Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art. ”
The 51st Ann Arbor Film Festival — one of the best avant garde film festivals in the world — opens tonight, March 19, with an opening night screening featuring work by Jodie Mack, Bryan Boyce, and more. The 51st AAFF runs Tuesday, March 19 – Sunday, March 24th.
With so many worthwhile screenings, it’s difficult to enumerate all of the notables.
Some highlights include new work by Jodie Mack, Ben Rivers, Laida Lertxundi, Bryan Boyce, Jennifer Reeder, Lawrence Jordan, Semiconductor, Michael Robinson, Lori Felker, Jesse McLean, Scott Stark, Fern Silva, Kent Lambert, Les Blank, and many more; a Polish Animation Juror Presentation by Marcin Giżycki; a “Psychedelic Visions and Expanded Consciousness Los Angeles in the ’60s and ’70s” program; a Juror Presentation by Laida Lertxundi; and Our Nixon directed by Penny Lane.
More information can be found at the AAFF website. If you’re in the midwest, do not miss this, take a road triip.
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8:15 p.m.: “Opening Night Screening”
Century, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Waiting Room, dir. Jake Fried
Rating Dogs on a Scale of 1 to 10, dir. Mark Toscano
Marcel, King of Tervuren, dir. Tom Schroeder
Beaver Creek Yard, dir. Laska Jimsen
Magnetic Reconnection, dir. Kyle Armstrong
Da Vinci, dir. Yuri Ancarani
Dad’s Stick, dir. John Smith
Persian Pickles, dir. Jodie Mack
More Is Always on the Way, dir. Bryan Boyce
Wildwood Flower, dir. A. Keewatin Dewdney
12:00 p.m.: “Juror Presentation: Marcin Gizycki — Polish Animation”
Sztandar Młodych, dir. Jan Lenica, Walerian Borowczyk
Here and There, dir. Andrzej Pawłowski
Italia 61, dir. Jan Lenica, Wojciech Zamecznik
Sweet Rhythms, dir. Kazimierz Urbański
The Dynamic Rectangle, dir. Józef Robakowski
What Do We See After Closing Our Eyes, dir. Julian Antonisz
5/4, dir. Hieronim Neumann
The First Film, dir. Józef Piwkowski
Tuning the Instruments, dir. Jerzy Kucia
Bark, You Mongrel, Raise Hell, My Pearl, dir. Wojciech Bą kowski
Kinefaktura, dir. Marcin Giżycki
4:30 p.m.: The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott, dir. Luke Fowler. A meditation on Edward Palmer Thompson, who taught literature and social history to the working people of the industrial towns of the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.
August and After, dir. Nathaniel Dosky
7:00 p.m.: “Psychedelic Visions and Expanded Consciousness Los Angeles in the ’60s and ’70s”
Les angeS Dorment, dir. Felix Venable
Lapis, dir. James Whitney
Waterfall, dir. Chick Strand
Evolution of the Red Star, dir. Adam Beckett
Binary Bit Patterns, dir. Michael Whitney
Terminal Self, dir. John Whitney Jr.
Coming Down, dir. Pat O’Neill
Pulse, dir. Peter Spoecker/B.Y.M. Productions
Aether, dir. Daina Krumins
Twelve (The First Three Parts…), dir. Beth Block
Tanka, dir. David Lebrun
The Star Curtain Tantra, dir. Peter Mays
7:15 p.m.: “Films in Competition 1″
Pittsburgh 8/5/68, dir. Ted Kennedy
Postface, dir. Frédéric Moffet
Girls Love Horses, dir. Jennifer Reeder
106 River Road, dir. Josh Weissbach
Life is an Opinion, Fire a Fact, dir. Karen Yasinsky
Artificial Persons, dir. Katherin McInnis
Incorporating Guilt Within an Autonomous Robot, dir. Steve Wetzel
Hermeneutics, dir. Alexei Dmitriev
Memorial Land, dir. Bill Brown
9:15 p.m.: People’s Park, dir. Libbie Cohn and J.P. Sniadecki. A single-shot documentary covering a journey across a famous urban park in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.
9:30 p.m.: “Out Night: History, Glamor, Magic”
Advanced Search Terms, dir. Daniel Barrow
Encounters I May or May Not Have Had With Peter Berlin, dir. Mariah Garnett
Colin Is My Real Name, dir. Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay
She Gone Rogue, dir. Zackary Drucker, Rhys Ernst
Liberaceón, dir. Chris Vargas
Song for Rent, dir. Jack Smith
12:00 p.m.: “Juror Presentation: Laida Lertxundi”
Lemon, dir. Hollis Frampton
Footnotes to a House of Love, dir. Laida Lertxundi
My Tears Are Dry, dir. Laida Lertxundi
All My Life, dir. Bruce Baillie
Cry When it Happens (Llora Cuando Te Pase), dir. Laida Lertxundi
A Lax Riddle Unit, dir. Laida Lertxundi
Picture and Sound Rushes, dir. Morgan Fisher
Farce Sensationelle!, dir. Laida Lertxundi
The Room Called Heaven, dir. Laida Lertxundi
2:30 p.m.: “Critical Means #1″
The first of two discussions focusing on the current state of film criticism and writing, with a panel of scholars, critics, programmers and filmmakers.
5:10 p.m.: “Penny W. Stamps Presents Ken Burns”
7:00 p.m.: “Films in Competition 2″
February, dir. Inhan Cho
I Am Micro, dir. Shai Heredia, Shumona Goel
The Transits of Venus, dir. Nicky Hamlyn
Replacement, dir. Katarzyna Plazinska
Looking Glass Insects, dir. Charlotte Pryce
Solar Sight II, dir. Lawrence Jordan
Deep Red, dir. Esther Urlus
Flower, dir. NAOKO Tasaka
7:15 p.m.: Leviathan, dir. Véréna Paravel, Lucien Castaing-Taylor. This poetic documentary profiles a massive groundfish trawler that works off the coast of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
9:15 p.m.: “Films in Competition 3″
Some Part of Us Will Have Become, dir. Semiconductor
Swan Song, dir. Anouk de Clercq, Jerry Galle, Anton Aeki
Passage, dir. Madison Brookshire, Tashi Wada
Secretion, dir. Willie Doherty
Splices for Sharits, dir. Joseph Bernard
2012, dir. Takashi Makino
9:30 p.m.: “Suzan Pitt Retrospective Program 1″
Jefferson Circus Songs, dir. Suzan Pitt (1973)
El Doctor, dir. Suzan Pitt (2006)
Joy Street, dir. Suzan Pitt (1995)
12:00 p.m.: “Juror Presentation: Kevin Jerome Everson”
Rhinoceros, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Workers Leaving the Job Site, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Stoplight Liberty, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Blue Caps, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Juneteenth Columbus, Mississippi, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Charlie’s Proof, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Rita Larson’s Boy, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
The Pritchard, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Fifteen an Hour, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Emergency Needs, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Something Else, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
The Picnic, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
Second Shift, dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
2:30 p.m.: “Critical Means #2″
A continuation of the discussion on Thursday, with contributions from writers, scholars and critics based in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Boston and Toronto
5:00 p.m.: “Polish Avant-Garde Animation Films”
The House, dir. Jan Lenica, Walerian Borowczyk
The Labyrinth, dir. Jan Lenica
Market Place, dir. J&ocute;zef Robakowski, Tadeusz Junak, Ryszard Meissner
The Journey, dir. Daniel Szczechura
New Book, dir. Zbigniew Rybczyński
Tango, dir. Zbigniew Rybczyński
Line, dir. Grzegorz Rogala
Block, dir. Hieronim Neumann
Spoken Movie 1, dir. Wojciech Bąkowski
Paper Box, dir. Zbigniew Czapla
7:00 p.m.: The End of Time, dir. Peter Mettler. An exploration of our perception of time, traveling from the particle accelerator to lava flows in Hawaii to a Hindu funeral rite and othe exotic locations.
7:30 p.m.: “Films in Competition 4″
Our Summer Made Her Light Escape, dir. Sasha Waters Freyer
I Remember: A Film About Joe Brainard, dir. Matt Wolf
Audition, dir. Karen Yasinsky
The Mutability of All Things and the Possibility of Changing Some, dir. Anna Marziano
Handful of Dust, dir. Hope Tucker
WEST: What I know about her, dir. Kathryn Ramey
9:30 p.m.: “Films by Pat O’Neill”
Ojo Caliente, dir. Pat O’Neill (2012)
Painter & Ball 4-14, dir. Pat O’Neill (2011)
Squirtgun/Stepprint, dir. Pat O’Neill (1998)
Foregrounds, dir. Pat O’Neill, (1979)
Saugus Series, dir. Pat O’Neill (1974)
Downwind, dir. Pat O’Neill (1973)
Last of the Persimmons, dir. Pat O’Neill (1972)
9:45 p.m.: “Animated Films in Competition”
The Deep End, dir. Jake Fried
and/or, dir. Emily Hubley
Bite of the Tail, dir. Song E Kim
Stay Home, dir. Caleb Wood
Pareidolia, dir. Maya Erdelyi
A Modern Convenience, dir. Maureen Selwood
Beluga, dir. Shin Hashimoto
Pinball, dir. Suzan Pitt
Sugarcoat, dir. Meejin Hong
In Hanford, dir. Chris Mars
Isle of the Dead (La Isla de los Muertos), dir. Vuk Jevremovic
PXXXL, dir. Lauren Cook
Dumb Day, dir. Kevin Eskew
Binary, dir. Ben Popp
11:00 a.m.: Your Day Is My Night, dir. Lynne Sachs. A hybrid documentary covering the stories told in a Chinatown “shift-bed” apartment, as told through dreams, movement and song.
Despedida (Farewell), dir. Alexandra Cuesta
12:00 p.m.: The Central Park Five, dir. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon. This documentary covers the sensationalist story of five teenagers from Harlem who were convicted of brutally beating and raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989, then set free when the real culprit was finally found.
1:00 p.m.: “Films in Competition 5″
Zabriskie Point (Redated), dir. Stephen Connolly
Entre Temps, dir. Ana Vaz
Phantoms of Libertine, dir. Ben Rivers
The United States of America, dir. Bette Gordon, James Benning
3:30 p.m.: “Films in Competition 6″
BROKEN NEWS 1: Disaster, dir. Lori Felker
Our relationships will become radiant, dir. James Lowne
Circle in the Sand, dir. Michael Robinson
The Invisible World, dir. Jesse McLean
4:00 p.m.: Water and Power, dir. Pat O’Neill. One of the most significant experimental films from the 1980s, O’Neill spent nearly ten years creating this poetic dedication to activities found within the Los Angeles Basin.
7362, dir. Pat O’Neill
7:00 p.m.: “Suzan Pitt Retrospective Program 2″
Bowl, Theatre, Garden, Marble Game, dir. Suzan Pitt (1970)
Whitney Commercial, dir. Suzan Pitt (1973)
Crocus, dir. Suzan Pitt (1971)
The Damnation of Faust, dir. Suzan Pitt (1988)
ESO-S, dir. Suzan Pitt (1985)
Pinball, dir. Suzan Pitt (2013)
Visitation, dir. Suzan Pitt (2011)
Asparagus, dir. Suzan Pitt (1979)
7:15 p.m.: “Films in Competition 7″
Ritournelle, dir. Christopher Becks, Peter Miller
Nile Perch, dir. Josh Gibson
Seoul Electric, dir. Richard Tuohy
48 Heads from the Merkurov Museum (after Kurt Kren), dir. Anna Artaker
Hay Algo Y Se Va. , dir. There is something. Now it’s gone.), dir. Kimberly Forero-Arnias
Bloom, dir. Scott Stark
Burn, dir. Paddy Jolley, Reynold Reynolds
Arbor, dir. Janie Geiser
Burning Star, dir. Joshua Gen Solondz
Here Is Everything, dir. Duke and Battersby
9:15 p.m.: Suitcase of Love and Shame, dir. Jane Gillooly. Constructed from an accidentally uncovered reel-to-reel audiotape, two lovers make their way through the sexual revolution.
Skinningrove, dir. Michael Almereyda
9:30 p.m.: “Films in Competition 8″
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful, dir. Akosua Adoma Owusu
Orpheus (outtakes), dir. Mary Helena Clark
Releasing Human Energies, dir. Mark Toscano
Someone behind the door knocks at irregular intervals, dir. James Lowne
Concrete Parlay, dir. Fern Silva
Wrest, dir. Kent Lambert
21 Chitrakoot, dir. Shambhavi Kaul
Meteor, dir. Matthias Müller, Christoph Girardet
Rabbit, dir. Run Wrake
11:00 a.m.: “Films in Competition 9 (Ages 6+)”
The Edge of Summer, dir. Charlotte Taylor
Like a Lantern, dir. Lilli Carré
Triangles, dir. Ben Popp
Dear Pluto, dir. Joanna Priestley
Song of the Spindle, dir. Drew Christie
Coversong, dir. Eric Dyer
Close the Lid Gently, dir. Ariana Gerstein
Burrow-Cams, dir. Sam Easterson
Skin, dir. Deanna Morse
Blanket Statement #1: Home Is Where the Heart Is, dir. Jodie Mack
Island Light, dir. Andrew Rosinski
Places With Meaning, dir. Scott Fitzpatrick
Don’t Break Down, dir. Matt Meindl
11:30 a.m.: “Regional Competition Program”
Where Will We Go by IAMDYNAMITE, dir. Marty Stano
Retrospective, dir. Brandon Belote
Me (That’s What She Said), dir. Kelly Dudzik
Printing in the Infernal Method, dir. Ben Beckett
Monster, Me, dir. Milt Klingensmith
Echoes in a Shallow Bay, dir. Scott Northrup
They Cannot Touch Her, dir. Katie Barkel
Open City, dir. Tracey D. Sims
City Without a Past, dir. Nicole Macdonald
Who Are We?, dir. Aaron Valdez
The Slaughter, dir. Jason B. Kohl
12:00 p.m.: “Music Videos in Competition”
I’ll Be Around by Yo La Tengo, dir. Phil Morrison
Black Up by Shabazz Palaces, dir. Kahlil Joseph
Quicksand Passin’ Through by Tijuana Hercules, dir. John Vernon Forbes, Shawn Brennan
Bird of Flames by David Lynch, Chrysta Bell, dir. Chel White
Postcard From 1952 by Explosions in the Sky, dir. Peter Simonite, Annie Gunn
Reagan by Killer Mike, dir. Daniel Garcia, Harry Teitelman
Jack by U.S. Girls, dir. Emily Pelstring
And And by Toru Matsumoto, dir. Mirai Mizue
Wild Rumpus by Sonnymoon, dir. Lauren Santorio
Kicks by The Judy Green, dir. Kent Lambert
Monad by Chris Cohen, dir. Kate Dollenmayer
Until the Quiet Comes by Flying Lotus, dir. Kahlil Joseph
Hot Potato Style by Nicky Da B, dir. Bob Weisz, Casey Coleman
Hashshashin Chant by Demdike Stare, dir. Jonny Redman
1:00 p.m.: “Films in Competition 10″
where she stood in the first place., dir. Lindsay McIntyre
Decroux’s Garden, dir. Baba Hillman
Buffalo Death Mask, dir. Mike Hoolboom
17 New Dam Rd., dir. Dani Leventhal
Jackson / Marker 4am, dir. Ruth Beckermann
Spend It All, dir. Les Blank
2:00 p.m.: The Radiant, dir. The Otolith Group. This documentary explores the aftermath of the horrific earthquake that struck the northeast coast of Japan on March 11, 2011.
Reconnaissance, dir. Johann Lurf
Construct, dir. Robert Todd
3:00 p.m.: Our Nixon, dir. Penny Lane. This documentary is constructed entirely of real Super 8 “home movies” created by White House aides during the presidency of Richard Nixon.
Lie Back and Enjoy It: A Film About JoAnn Elam, dir. Jessica Bardsley
6:00 p.m.: “Award Screening 1″
8:00 p.m.: “Award Screening 2″
The Chicago Underground Film Festival opens tonight with a double 16mm projector performance by Sandra Gibson, Luis Recoder and Olivia Block, and new video work by Jesse Malmed. If you’re in Chicago, or the Chicago area, and you’re reading this, you better make it out to a CUFF screening. The CHI city weather might be sloppy and frightful, but the movies are abstruse and delightful.
This year’s CUFF features new work by Matt McCormick, Jim Trainor, Jesse McLean, Mark Toscano, Jesse Malmed, Kent Lambert, Jodie Mack, Robert Todd, Ben Rivers, Bryan Boyce, Deborah Stratman, Dani Leventhal, Mike Olenick, and more.
Below is the quick schedule for the 2013 Chicago Underground Film Festival. All screenings take place at the Logan Theatre (2646 N Milwaukee Ave).
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
Sandra Gibson, Luis Recoder, Olivia Block, 50 min., Double 16mm projector performance with live audio, 2008-2012, USA
WREADING Jesse Malmed, 18 min., Video, 2012, USA
THURSDAY, MARCH 7
ELEVEN FORTY SEVEN Marika Borgeson, 12 min., Video, 2012, USA
STONE Kevin Jerome Everson, 7 min., Video, 2013, USA
WAVES OF GRAIN Keith Skretch, 2 min., Video, 2012, USA
GOLD PARTY Nellie Kluz, 17 min., Video, 2012, USA
SALT LINES Cade Bursell, 5 min., 35mm on Video, 2012, USA
10-19 RETURN TO BASE Cameron Gibson, 18 min., Video, 2012, USA
ANCESTORS Douglas Urbank, 5 min., 16mm on Video, 2012, USA
MEMORIAL LAND Bill Brown, 28 min., Video, 2012, USA
CONSUMED PART 5 James Fotopoulos, 5 min., 16mm, 2001, USA
WÜSTENSPRINGMAUS Jim Finn, 3 min., Video, 2002, USA
THE VYROTONIN DECISION Matt McCormick, 7 min., 16mm, 1999, USA
BURN Reynold Reynolds and Patrick Jolly, 10 min., 16mm on Video, 2002, USA
THE STAIRWAY AT ST. PAUL’S Jeroen Offerman, 9 min., Video, 2004, The Netherlands
THE FABULOUS STAINS: BEHIND THE MOVIE Sam Green and Sarah Jacobson, 12 min., Video, 1999, USA
GUIDED BY VOICES Stom Sogo, 10 min., Super-8 on Video, 2000, USA
THE MOSCHOPS Jim Trainor, 13 min., 16mm, 2000, USA
SWINGERS’ SERENADE Danny Plotnick, 24 min., 16mm, 1999, USA
Joel Potrykus, 86 min., Video, 2012, USA
BLACK METAL Kat Candler, 9 min., Video, 2013, USA
SCHOOL OF CHANGE
Jennet Thomas, 52 min., Video, 2012, UK
THEM ORACLES Alee Peoples, 7 min., 16mm, 2012, USA
RENDEZVOUS Emily Kuehn, 5 min., Video, 2012, USA
THE INVISIBLE WORLD Jesse McLean, 20 min., Video, 2012, USA
ISLAND LIGHT Andrew Rosinski, 3 min., Video, 2012, USA
RELEASING HUMAN ENERGIES Mark Toscano, 6 min., 16mm, 2012, USA
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This week, GLI.TC/H takes over Chicago, starting Thursday, December 6th.
What is Glitch? “GLI.TC/H is an event that celebrates the glitch! Artists, thinkers, performers, makers && breakers gather to intentionally Fâ–²C▄▀SH.*UPâ†“”
Without further ado, I’m just going to post their press release. If you’re in Chicago or the area, definitely come out. See you at GLI.TC/H.
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A glitch is a moment known to everyone but enjoyed by few. GLI.TC/H brings together those inspired/curious/provoked by glitches and provides a platform to break things, share thoughts, and develop ideas surrounding the potential of glitch.
Over the 4 days (Dec 6-9) of GLI.TC/H, thinkers and artists; makers and breakers converge to celebrate technological catastrophe. Now in its third year, GLI.TC/H gathers a variety of participants + works + ideas from within glitch/dirty/experimental-new-media art communities into a multi-day & multi-format happening. The days (at High Concept Labs) are reserved for creative problem creation, while the evenings (at TriTriangle && the Gallery FKA Happy Dog) will function as the resulting outputs of these intentionally-induced mishaps.
GLI.TC/H 2112 IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES!!!
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TriTriangle 8PM – 12AM
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The Gallery FKA Happy Dog 8PM – 12AM
(1542 N Milwaukee Ave 2nd Floor, Chicago IL, 60622)
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Submit to the 2013 Experimental Film Festival Portland: international and PDX artists submit free, everyone else $10.
EFFPortland erupted in 2012 in the fair City of Roses, in response to the need for a Portland-based experimental media showcase. It filled that void with a lava-hot amalgam of shorts, installations, performances, and collaborations. With a week of solid programming, some of which lasted for months beyond the official festival, across seven venues around the city, EFFPortland’sinaugural year was, in short, a total blast. We had the immense pleasure of cultivating fantastic partnerships with some of Portland’s most exciting and dynamic venues, artists, and organizations, and we made a whole bunch of new friends, colleagues, and co-conspirators hailing from the near side AND the far side. And there were donuts!
The second EFFPortland is based on the framework and momentum of our first effort, maintaining the core value of connecting the rich landscape of local makers to the vast and bright world of experimental media across the country and beyond both coasts. This year, we are putting more method into our madness. We are flush with the gifts of experience and passion and suited up to continue this great experiment. We’re back in the lab, and this time we have blueprints. Submit here!
For the past two years, the ‘post-internet’ crew Lucky PDF have been releasing some interesting video fliers on the internet to promote live events, aka IRL parties. The genre of “video party flier” is still inchoate — perhaps it’s best described as an amalgam of promo flier and video entertainment — and aesthetic styles vary. Lucky PDF is in the vanguard of video flier development: they glean and integrate trendy aesthetics from other mediums into their video flier work, which creates some pleasant cross-media-pollination.
Pervading Lucky PDF’s video fliers are heavy influences of slick contemporary web design, 3D animation, video art, contemporary graphic design, and euro-style typography; all typically leavened with a sprinkle of flippancy. Lucky PDF reside in the UK, thus I’ve never been to any of these parties, yet these video fliers are successful in communicating, “cool, it’s party time.”
Do U like to party? Comment below.