The Day After Groundhog Day

The Day After Groundhog Day Might Still be Groundhog Day: a kid* friendly screening of works by former kids* who have current kids*

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015, 7 pm
The Nightingale Cinema, 1084 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL
Artists in attendance!
$7-10 suggested donation to benefit S.A.C.K. (Supporting Artists with Children or Kids)

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“Okay campers, rise and shine, and don’t forget your booties because it’s cold out there.”

Hello Ice Sculptors, Cloudwatchers, Piano Players, Ned the Heads, Prognosticator of Prognosticators and Weather Forecasters:

Groundhog day is approaching again. As much as it’s a day we anticipate, the movie has taught us if nothing else that we should be grateful for the day after. In response we’re programming a screening* of new works by artist parents for the Nightingale Cinema on the day after, February 3.

We are requesting your participation in making a video which is either:

  1. A remake of Groundhog Day, or a portion thereof
  2. A remake of another video that relates in some way to Groundhog Day

Working with parents or kids or a groundhog is encouraged, but not mandatory. A channel 9 microphone might be provided. Visit a bed & breakfast, eat in a diner, look up at the clouds brave a snowstorm without a coat, make a quick trip to Pennsylvania (or Woodstock, IL), stop by the bank, repeat the last thing you did, repeat another thing you did, get better with practice, break a pencil in half and see if it’s still broken the next day, learn a French poem, catch a kid, save someone’s life, get to know a stranger, cheat at Jeopardy. All of this and more could be yours.

Please let us know in one of the next few todays if you will participate and we’ll put your name on the talent roster.

Contact Kyle Schlie, Jesse Malmed or Danny Rubin with any questions.
*This screening is part of the exhibition “Division of Labor: Chicago Artist Parents” on view through February 14 at Glass Curtain Gallery.

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Filed under: artist in attendance, experimental, found footage, narrative, performance, video

New England Home Movie Tour

Luther Price. SORRY

The Nightingale presents

February 6th @ 7:00pm

$7-10 Suggested Donation

Warren Cockerham in attendance!

The New England Home Movie Tour features handmade and homemade poetic films from the northeast that celebrate the tactility and intimacy of celluloid-based moving images. As the commercial film industry forces us to embrace digital moving images and the planned obsolescence of the means to produce and distribute those products, this film tour aims to share films that embrace the contemporary DIY strategies, politics, and aesthetics of an enduring, artisanal, and personal approach to filmmaking.

Featuring work by

LUTHER PRICE
JODIE MACK
ROBERT TODD
JONATHAN SCHWARTZ
JO DERY
WARREN COCKERHAM
COLIN BRANT



Filed under: 16mm, artist in attendance, film

THROUGH THE PRISM

Videos by Hannah Piper Burns

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Sunday February 8, 2015, 7 pm
The Nightingale Cinema, 1084 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL
Artist in attendance!
$7-10 suggested donation

 

i bend my truths through the prism of appropriation
and knit the shards together with rhythm.

 

Adroitly choreographed and cleverly edited, Hannah Piper Burns’ videos are brainy but for the body. Reflecting and refracting the spells and charms of popular culture, her work is seductive and unrelenting. Fluent in the languages of pop music, dance and reality television, the works are crisp and communicative, political in their poetics and personal in their polemics. Their tautness and rhythm uphold what music videos promises and all too rarely deliver: a multisensory reënvisioning of the bodily and intellectual experience of music. Polyvocal texts read like cyborg zines, as riotous and they are rigorous in their media anthropology. And youdia anthropology. Come for Gene Kelly, leave with synchronized swimmers, bach exports, media imports and radical reorderings. For filers: fun, funny, feminist, physical, “found” footage, figuring it out.

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Filed under: artist in attendance, feminism, found footage, video

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