Works for the Screen by Graduating UIC MFAs
Co-Presented by UIC School of
Art & Art History
The Nightingale Cinema, 1084 N. Milwaukee
Tuesday, April 5 & Thursday April 7, 7 pm, Free
Coinciding with the 2016 UIC MFA Thesis Exhibitions at Gallery 400, a series of works for the screen by graduating MFA students from the School of Art & Art History at University of Illinois at Chicago are presented at Nightingale Cinema.
APRIL 5 PROGRAM DETAILS
Wanderlust, Sara Condo (2015, 12 min, HD Video)
Wanderlust is a short experimental documentary centered around a woman who travels alone and contemporary notions of female hysteria, agriculture, and the dawning of the New Age.
Tissues, Jessica Pierotti (2015, 8 min, Video)
Tissues is a performative video work that addresses anxiety, control, absurdity, and an obsessive and sincere interest in attempting to understand the inside of a box of tissues.
Sponge/Mopping Up, Grace Cross (2015, 6 min, Video)
Sponge/Mopping Up is a performative feminist diptych video, that uses a magic domestic mop as paintbrush and hairdo; discussing issues of cultural appropriation and the intimacy of female micro-economies that persist under the radar.
A study, in the key of C, Rachel Glass (2015, 6 min, 16mm on video)
Make Your Own Metric, Aaron Walker (2016, 2 min, video)
Where does the creation of a work and its evaluation begin and end? We take a look.
Context Is Half The Work, Aaron Walker (2016, 2 min, video)
A slow pan reveals that things are exactly as they seem.
Filed under: documentation, experimental, found footage, Free Screening!, new media, opening, queer, Uncategorized