The 2018 Annual Report
Friday March 16th
Doors 7:00, Show 7:30
Suggested donation $7-10
A program of short films made by members of Group 312 Films.
Filed under: artist in attendance
, expanded cinema
, found footage
Tuesday, March 6 at 8 PM, $7-10
In conjunction with the exhibition of the same name in its final days at our Milwaukee Avenue (but Chicago City) sibling Heaven Gallery, this screening brings together a buoyant and brilliant batch of films for and from other contexts.
Substituting the small, large and medium specificity, the second half of the statement for the former becomes the latter:
Heaven Is a Place brings together a barker’s dozen of artists each making work for a specific screening, just not the same one. Each work constitutes a(n art) historical insertion and a speculative citation and a wormhole to another screening. Featuring some of our continent’s sharpest, this screening offers the opportunity for a bit of historical re-vision-ing, in which the august museum group screening from our birth year—first discovered through a tattered library copy of the program notes—finally includes our work; where the hot new screening at the cool new screening space in the temperate old town that included every idea you have but not the name you use gets rectified; where the doodle in the margin becomes canon with the blithe affect of a butterfly.
Artists include: Selina Trepp, Anthony Buchanan, Nazlı Dinçel, Deborah Stratman, Jen Proctor, Ian Bryce Jones, Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa, Sky Hopinka, Kelly Gallagher, Ben Balcom, Clint Enns and more!
Filed under: 16mm
, artist in attendance