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EXPO VIDEO | EXPO CHICAGO/2016

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EXPO VIDEO Curator | Daria de Beauvais — Palais de Tokyo © Courtesy of EXPO CHICAGO
EXPO VIDEO | EXPO CHICAGO/2016
Curated by: Daria de Beauvais

Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Avenue
60611 Chicago
IL
US
September 22nd, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Opening: September 22nd, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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http://expochicago.com/
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Michigan Ave/Downtown
PHONE:  
312.867.9220
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DESCRIPTION

EXPO VIDEO highlights a selection of dynamic and cutting-edge film, video, and new media works by artists selected from 2016 Exhibitors. 

The works on view are presented in a variety of screening formats including two large-format screening rooms, as well as several viewing stations designed by Studio Gang Architects. The 2016 program will be curated by Daria de Beauvais and will highlight some of the most exciting film, video and new media works being made today. Before taking on the role of curator at the Palais de Tokyo, de Beauvais worked with various institutions including the Biennale and Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Independent Curators International (ICI), New York; as well as galleries such as Zlotowski, Paris; Alessandra Bonomo, Rome; and Lili Marleen, New York. She is also a freelance curator, regularly sits on various juries and writes for a number of publications. De Beauvais’s recent exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo include Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, "acquaalta," 2015; "Inside", co-curated with Jean de Loisy and Katell Jaffrès, 2014; and Julio Le Parc, 2013. For her 2016 exhibition program at the institution, she is doing a focus on video, with a site-specific commission made to Shana Moulton (February – September, 2016) and an important solo exhibition of Mika Rottenberg (June – September, 2016). De Beauvais holds an MA in History of Art and an MA in Curatorial Studies, both from the Sorbonne University in Paris.

De Beauvais follows past EXPO VIDEO curators Alfredo Cramerotti (2015) | independent curator and Director of MOSTYN (Wales, United Kingdom); Astria Suparak, (2014) | artist and independent curator; and Dean Otto (2013) | Program Manager of the Film/Video Department at Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center.

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