Feb 29th 2012


@ The Museum of Contemporary Photography

600 S. Michigan Ave.

Opening Wednesday, February 29th, from 5:30PM - 9PM

With an increasing abundance of technology at our collective fingertips, the potential for creating and disseminating moving images seems almost endless.

Curated by Eric Fleischauer, “Speechless” is a one-night public screening of video work examining the role of techno…logy in shaping visual culture. The screening will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Photography on February 29. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Screened in conjunction with the MoCP’s current exhibition, “Limits of Photography”, the artists featured in this screening locate the various immaterial and structural qualities present within the medium of video, subverting and usurping these qualities to tap a unique creative potential.

Featuring work from: Agnes Bolt, Phil Morton, Takeshi Murata, Monica Panzarino, Jon Satrom, John Smith, Scott Stark, Andrew Norman Wilson.

Admission is free and open to the public.

About the Curator:
Eric Fleischauer is a Chicago-based artist whose work has been exhibited at institutions including threewalls, the Hyde Park Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Interstate Projects, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Videonale 12 at the Kunstmuseum Bonn, and the Santiago Bienal of Video + New Media. His curatorial projects have been presented at Roots & Culture Gallery, Rooftop Films andMMX Open Art Space in Berlin. He received hisMFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently, he teaches in the department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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