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The Place of Memory: Video Art and Chicago

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still from "Magic for Beginners", 2010 Video 20 Min © Courtesy of the artist and DePaul Art Museum
The Place of Memory: Video Art and Chicago
Curated by: Chi Jang Yin

935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
February 23rd, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
North Side
EMAIL:  
artmuseum@depaul.edu
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed-Thu 11-7; Fri 11-5; Sat-Sun 12-5
TAGS:  
video-art

DESCRIPTION

A video screening about the memory of sites and architecture, evoking personal longing, loss, and aesthetic contemplation. Content of the videos includes a traveler's internal monologue, a journey through a ghetto in Italy, a river in China accompanied by propaganda songs, fragmented memory of architectural icons, and the demolished and lost buildings of Louis Sullivan.

 

Featuring video work by Jesse Bronaugh;* Ira Glass, Chris Ware and Tim Samuelson; Susy Giles;* Steve Harp;* Jesse McLean;* Steve Reinke; Deborah Stratman; and Chi Jang Yin.*

*Artists will be available on site for a Q&A after the screening.