Conversations at the Edge

Martine Syms @ Conversations at the Edge, Nov 12

11 November 2015

LA-based artist Martine Syms is presenting a screening of video work called The Unreliable Narrator at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)’s Conversations at the Edge on November 12.

The self-described “conceptual entrepreneur” explores “blackness as topic, reference and the ways individual and social identities are formed” in her Dominica imprint, has lectured, screened and exhibited her work internationally and last year took part in ICA off-site series Do You Follow? Art in Circulation during London’s Frieze week 2014.

Syms will be showing a several films including ‘Memory Palace’ (2014, with Kahlil Joseph), ‘A Pilot for a Show About Nowhere’ (2014), and a most recent video, ‘Notes on Gesture’ (2015).

See the SAIC Conversations at the Edge website for details.**

Martine Syms + Kahlil Joseph. 'Memory Palace' (2014). Video still. Courtesy of the artists.
Martine Syms + Kahlil Joseph. ‘Memory Palace’ (2014). Video still. Courtesy of the artists.
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Ways of Something @ Conversations at the Edge, Oct 22

22 October 2015

Lorna Mills is presenting collaborative video Ways of Something (Episodes 3 and 4) at Chicago’s Conversations at the Edge on October 22.

Inspired by John Berger’s seminal Ways of Seeing (1972), Mills’s Ways of Something (Episodes 3 and 4) follow Episodes 1 + 2 presented at London’s The Photographers’ Gallery in February, and features a selection of work by digital and web artists from around the world riffing on the iconic documentary one minute at a time.

Featured artists include, Kim Asendorf & Ole FachAleksandra Domanović, Brenna Murphy, Juliette BonneviotEvan Roth, Shana Moulton, Vasily Zaitsev feat., Ann Hirsch, Rachael Archibald and many more.

See the Facebook event page for details.**

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