Conversations at the Edge

鬼鎮 (Ghosttown)
Thursday, November 15, 6:00 p.m.
jonCates, 鬼鎮 (Ghosttown), 2018

jonCates, still from 鬼鎮 (Ghosttown), 2018. Image courtesy of the artist

The influential work of Chicago-based new media artist jonCates mixes the urgency of punk with the poetics of glitch. His latest project, a glitch Western, takes shape as a feature film and interactive game that critiques the myths and ideology of the American West.

"conversations at the edge is a cultural arts gem" -chicago tribune

Organized by the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center and the Video Data BankConversations at the Edge is a dynamic weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.