SideCar will be hosting a video screening curated by Jesse Malmed on Sunday, December 9th at 5pm.
Please join us for ‘Shadows of Echoes of Memories of Songs’, a video screening curated by Jesse Malmed. Jesse has gathered these short film together and will present them in conjunction with the works on view in the current exhibition ‘Annex’ – Ben Murray. This screening will serve as a closing to the exhibition.
Jesse Malmed is an artist and curator living and working in Chicago. His work in moving images, performance, text and occasional objects has exhibited widely in museums, cinemas, galleries, bars and barns, including recent solo presentations at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Roots and Culture, the Chicago Cultural Center, D Gallery, Syntax Season, Cinema Contra, Microlights, Echo Park Film Center, Lease Agreement and the University of Chicago Film Studies Center.
His platformist and curatorial projects include the Live to Tape Artist Television Festival, programming at the Nightingale Cinema, instigating Western Pole, the mobile exhibition space and artist bumper sticker project Trunk Show (with Raven Falquez Munsell), programming through ACRE TV and organizing exhibitions, screenings and performance events both independently and institutionally.
A native of Santa Fe, he earned his BA from Bard College and his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was named a “2014 Breakout Artist” by Newcity.
He is an Associate Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and teaches in the Chicago Public Schools through CAPE.
He is the lead singer of The Fucs (a Fugs cover band) and was profiled recently in Newcity’s Film 50.
Please join us Sunday, December 9th! We will begin the program promptly at 5 PM.
Gallery Hours through the run of exhibitions: Saturday, 1 PM – 6 PM and by appointment