Day Two: Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Logan Center, room 201


9:00 AM

Welcome: Lisa Zaher, University of Chicago


PANEL 1: Mediation and Documentation

9:05-9:35 AM        

Material Memory, Captured Experience: David H. Katzive’s Documentation of the MCA, 1968-70

Michelle Puetz, Chicago Film Archives


9:35-10:05 AM

Meat Joy, Mediated

Elise Archias, University of Illinois at Chicago


10:05-10:15 AM



10:15-10:45 AM    

Stupid Structures, Happy Structures: Documenting Ludwig Schönherr

Marc Siegel, Goethe University


10:45-11:15 AM  

TV Buddhas: Video, Vietnam, and the Ultimate Protest

Soyoung Yoon, The New School


11:15-11:45 AM


Respondent: Mechtild Widrich, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
11:45 AM-12:45 PM


PANEL 2: Performing Scores

12:45-1:15 PM

Flux Pour: Non-Language in the works of Paul Sharits

Melissa Ragona, Carnegie Mellon University

1:15-1:45 PM    

Precious Error: Nam June Paik’s Computational Imaginary

Zabet Patterson, Stony Brook University


1:45-2:15 PM     

Nam June Paik: Computer Filmmaker

Gregory Zinman, Georgia Tech


2:15-2:40 PM


Respondent: Seth Brodsky, University of Chicago


2:40-3:00 PM



PANEL 3: Intermedia and Abstraction

3:00-3:30 PM  

Mechanical Labyrinths Ring Us: Carolee Schneemann’s Studies for Testing Energy

Kenneth White, Sarah Lawrence College


3:30-4:00 PM    

Draw a Straight Line: Fluxus, Film and Infrastructural Sensibilities

Ina Blom, University of Oslo


4:00-4:25 PM  


Respondent: Jennifer Wild, University of Chicago


4:30-5:30 PM      


Eric Andersen (Artist) in Conversation with Simon Anderson (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) and Lisa Zaher (University of Chicago)

5:30-6:00 PM

Concluding Discussion