Daily Archives: March 10, 2009

“Video as Video” Lecture and Screening

This Thursday March 12th at 4:30pm in Classroom 1, critic/curator Alicia Eler (OC ’06) and artist Peregrine Honig will lecture on their recent curatorial project “Video as Video: Rewind to Form,” which opened at Swimming Pool Project Space in Chicago in 2008. All the videos from the show will be screened on Wednesday March 11th at 7:30pm in Classroom 1.

Abhishek Hazra, Codework (2007)

Abhishek Hazra, Codework (2007)

Video as Video: Rewind to Form
Curating Contemporary Video Art

Art critic Alicia Eler and artist Peregrine Honig discuss the creative curatorial process and concept behind Video as Video: Rewind to Form, an international show exploring the idea of video as the new painting. Works in this show encompass a wide range of mediums, including drawing, sculpture, animation, performance art and film, and suggest video’s ability to bridge all art forms. Eler and Honig will also discuss video art’s conceptual nature, the influx of video art at art fairs, the convenience and portability of curating video, and challenges faced by video art collectors. All works from the show will screen the day before this lecture. Read the rest of this entry »


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