Friday, November 14, 2008

Select Media Festival 7 - INFOPORN

Tonight's the kickoff for the annual Select Media Festival in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood. Here's the schedule for tonight...

Friday November 14, 2008 8pm
Co-Prosperity Sphere • 3219 S Morgan St

Infoporn Opening Night
We open up the festival with the group exhibition, Infoporn. The exhibition explores the art of information design by artists from around the world. It is curated by Gregory Calvert and Ed Marszewski. The opening night of the fesitval also features performances from Chicago ex-pats, Eric Fensler and TRS-80.

Featuring the work of

Catalog Tree
Univerité Tangente / Bureau d'etudes
Eric Fensler
Jonathan Harris
An Atlas of Radical Geography*
Dave Bowker
Nicholas Felton
Edward Marcotte & Alex Adai
Stephanie Posavec
Logan Bay
Yunchul Kim
Aaron Koblin
Jean Livet
John Duda
Jude M.C.
Ryan Scheidt
Lumpen (The Subjective Atlas of Bridgeport DWNLD it now)
Jonathan Petersen
Alison Haigh
Benjamin June
Peter Skvara
Gregory Calvert
Logan Bay

The exhibtion now runs through December 13, 2008. Hours are during festival hours and by appointment. (773-837-0145)

* An Atlas of Radical Geography (featuring An Architektur | the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) | Ashley Hunt | Institute for Applied Autonomy with Site-R | Pedro Lasch | Lize Mogel | Trevor Paglen & John Emerson | Brooke Singer | Jane Tsong | Unnayan)

8:30pm Video Screening

The music videos of EricFensler
A collection of Fensler's hot stuff from recent years featuring Arial Pink, Daniel Johnston, Flyin Lotus, TRS-80, Cold and Golden and others.

9:30pm: Performances by:
Meah, TRS-80, DJ Jamm Sammich, Club Spouse, and 2 Dollar Cockroach

$10 suggested donation

TRS-80 puts on a great live show with video projections.

Eric Fensler is resposible for videos like this G.I. Joe PSA...

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