Video Practices in Global Spaces at Lace


Resolution 3
Video Praxis in Global Spaces
Pitzer College: Friday, October 24, 2008
LACE: Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26, 2008

Ming-Yuen S. Ma, Associate Professor of Media Studies, Pitzer College
Carol Stakenas, Executive Director, LACE

Wafaa Bilal, Richard Fung and Holly Willis, Erica Cho, EMR, Felix Endara, Frederic Moffett, Camilo Ontiveros, Irina Contreras, Suzanne Oshinsky, Ashley Hunt, Frédéric Moffet and Amitis Motevalli, Irina Contreras, Eric Stanley, Chris Vargas, Jessica Lawless, Micol Hebron, Ismail Farouk, Grant Kester, Gina Lamb/REACH LA, Amitis Motevalli, Julia Meltzer and David Thorne, Jennifer Doyle, Maria A. Diaz and Alex Villar

Resolutions 3, a three-day symposium, brings together international media scholars, video artists, media activists, art professionals, students, and other interested parties in a series of roundtable discussions, workshops, screenings, and other presentations addressing notable aspects of contemporary video. The event aims to bring together participants involved in the Resolution 3 book, the Narrowcast: Reframing Global Video 1986/2008 exhibition, and local artists in a series of provocative, peer-to-peer exchanges.

Pitzer Art Galleries & LACE present Narrowcast: Reframing Global Video 1986/2008, curated by Pitzer Art Galleries Director/Curator Ciara Ennis and Associate Professor of Media Studies Ming-Yuen S. Ma. Narrowcast re-presents selected works from LACE’s seminal 1986 video exhibition Resolution: A Critique of Video Art and pairs them in compelling and unexpected ways with contemporary works, thus framing the medium’s brief history both formally and thematically. Resolution was one of the first exhibitions in the United States to embrace video as a serious art form and to discuss it in critical terms. Revisiting Resolution in relation to a number of exceptional contemporary video works demonstrates the influence that video art has had on artistic practice over the past two decades and testifies to the pivotal role and ubiquitous presence that the medium has in the contemporary global art world.

The exhibition is a collaboration between Pitzer College’s Media Studies program, Pitzer Art Galleries and LACE on the occasion of LACE’s thirtieth anniversary. For more information, visit Resolution 3 and Pitzer Art Galleries.

Nichols Gallery, Broad Center & Lenzner Family Art Gallery, Atherton Hall
(909) 607-3143

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
6522 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
t: 323.957.1777

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