Join ANTIDOTE and Chicago-based Canadian artist Christine Kirouac for a series of Sunday night screenings beginning March 16, 2014 at Rodan Chicago. Kirouac holds an MFA from Concordia University in Montreal, QC. She has spent the last five years living, practicing and teaching interdisciplinary studio at four universities in North Carolina, including Wake Forest University. For thirty years, she has held five residencies at the Banff Centre, the Kunst & Complex in Rotterdam and was short-listed for the Rijksakademie Residency Program in Amsterdam in 2006. Grant supporters include The Canada Council for the Arts, The National Film Board, the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation and, most recently, received her first U.S. Project Grant from the Winston-Salem & Forsyth Arts Council in North Carolina for her project Papermen.
Exhibition and screening highlights include the Lisbon International Film Festival, Belfast NI Billboard Project, Museum London, The Ireland Park Foundation video commission Toronto, Cinesonica: Festival of Cinema Sound Vancouver, the 4th Global House 2011, curated by the Gwang Ju Curatorial Biennale Program in South Korea. In 2012, Kirouac’s newest video Don’t Go Away was short-listed for New Frontiers Program at Sundance, ultimately premiering at Verge’s Light Assembly; Art Basel Miami 2012. She performed her twelve-hour peice Canadian Time for Receiverfest in Charleston SC 2011, and screened its time-lapse video at the 31st Exposition L’ Art Video et Multimedia in Marseille France in 2012.
Kirouac relocated to Chicago IL in the summer of 2012, where she continues her practice, and works as Director/Curator of NEW MATERIAL Art Fair Miami, Multiples. Chicago, and Verge Art Fair NYC.
March 16 Other Business (15 min.) & Siren Fall (6 min.)
March 23 Don’t Go Away (26 min.) & Hybred (10 min.)
March 30 State Lines 1 (13 min.) & State Lines 2 (13 min.)
All screenings begin at 8pm; artist will be present to introduce the work.