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 […]
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 […]
Greetings to the Ancestors Ben Russell 2014, USA, 29 min, 16mm => digital file, color, sound, (Chicago Premiere) Set between Swaziland and South Africa, in a region still struggling with the divisions produced by an apartheid government, GREETINGS TO THE ANCESTORS documents the dream lives of the territory’s inhabitants as the borders of consciousness dissolve […]
Presented by dinca.org, Vision Quest is a three-day festival celebrating the most notable contemporary moving image and media art culture. September 10, 2015, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago September 11, 2015, at Co-Prosperity Sphere September 12, 2015, at Co-Prosperity Sphere Featuring work by: Basma Alsharif, Ephraim Asili, Trisha Baga & Jesse Stead, Tony Balko, Stephanie Barber, Michael Bell-Smith, Peter Burr, Petra […]
Green Hazard Joshua Tonies, 3 min, 2011, video, color, sound A verdant green virtual golf course is altered into a state of refractive tranquility.
JODI, 2013, 5 mins, video, b/w, sound A severe modification of the MS DOS game Wolfenstein 3D (1992) deconstructs it into a hyper-minimalist black-and-white maze of geometric forms and pixel patterns. For the month of March, I’ll be guest curating the Echo Park Film Center‘s FB page. The theme for March is MYST: MYST Identifying […]
VISION QUEST 2015 contemporary moving image & media arts festival presented by dinca.org September 10–12, 2015 A quick note: Vision Quest 2015 will officially occur September 10–12, 2015, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and at Co-Prosperity Sphere. More exciting announcements and official website coming soon. Due to the large amount of open submissions we received, […]