Opening Wednesday, May 18th, from 8PM - 10PM
Comfort Film Presents
WRETCHED WOMAN (Pig or Poet?): Short Video Works by Emily Esperanza + VHS Screening of ‘SPIDER & FLY’ Featurette (Chicago Premiere)
day/night (11:51) – 2015 – Existing somewhere between dream state and the uncanny, ‘day/night’, observes stillness, atmosphere, duration, anxiety, sensuality, and the confines of femininity. Made in collaboration with Abby Young.
GLORY/INFERNO (22:29) – 2015 – A murder mystery, in two parts.
NECESSITY/LUXARY (12 min) – 2016 – A western-themed two-channel video investigating time and intention.
Severance (04:56) – 2016 – A video ritual about cutting ties & reclaiming personal agency, set in the desert of Southern California.
‘SPIDER & FLY’ (47:20). This would be the official Chicago premiere.
Media: VHS and Digital projection.
Free but suggested donation.