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The Grand Bizarre by Jodie Mack (image courtesy Jodie Mack) | "Hyperallergic"

Hyperallergic covered Jodie Mack's (MFA 2007) film The Grand Bizarre, which was recently screened at the New York Film Festival.

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Several SAIC community members have been awarded grants from the Propeller Fund.

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New Media Futures book

The recently released book New Media Futures: The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts was coedited by SAIC alum Ellen Sandor and includes contributions by SAIC faculty members.

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The 54th Chicago International Film Festival opened yesterday with several SAIC community members on the roster. 

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Filmmaker, performance artist, and SAIC alum Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) was named one of the 25 MacArthur Fellows for 2018  by the John D. and Catherine T.

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SAIC faculty and alums were celebrated in Newcity's "Film 50" issue celebrating the work of 50 influential filmmakers in Chicago. 

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Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to

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SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

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The Gene Siskel Film Center's Panorama Latinx short film showcase, Cortadito, is an eight film program featuring Chicago-based Latinx filmmakers.

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SAIC alums have been featured widely in upcoming fall visual arts events in publications such as artnet, Chicago Sun-Times, and ARTnews, with all three having covered the Chicago Imagists' Hairy Who? 1966–1969, which will open at the Art Institute of Chicago on September 28.

Interdisciplinary artist and SAIC alum Dread Scott (BFA 1989) is well known for his controversial work What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?

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Beatriz Santiago Munoz

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz (MFA 1997) is a film and video artist who addresses materiality with an empathic humanity. Her work explores language, modes of thinking, and ethnography within Caribbean culture and Puerto Rico. Her art was included in the Whitney Biennial 2017 and has been featured in ArtSlant, BOMB, and Art in America. The Sullivan Galleries will feature her work as part of an upcoming group exhibition this fall.

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