Join us for screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.
"Conversations at the Edge is a cultural arts gem."
Organized by the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center and the Video Data Bank, Conversations at the Edge is SAIC’s award-winning and critically-acclaimed series exploring contemporary media art from around the world.
Jacolby Satterwhite in Conversation With Jada-Amina
November 14, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: ORIANA and GOSILA
October 26, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Andrews: mythicPotentialities
Thursday, October 12, 6:00 p.m.
Želimir Žilnik: LOGBOOK SERBISTAN
Saturday, October 7, 1:00 p.m
Želimir Žilnik: MARBLE ASS
Friday, October 6, 6:00 p.m.
Želimir Žilnik: Short Films
Thursday, October 5, 6:00 p.m.
Interior Lives: Sojourner Truth Festival of the Arts
Thursday, September 14, 6:00 p.m.
Su Friedrich: TODAY
Thursday, September 7, 8:30 p.m.
Su Friedrich: SINK OR SWIM and RULES OF THE ROAD
Thursday, September 7, 6:00 p.m.
View resource guides for upcoming and past programs featuring articles, interviews, and videos hosted by SAIC’s John M. Flaxman Library.
Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60603
$13 General public
$8 Students with a valid ID
$6.50 Film Center members
$5 SAIC faculty & staff & AIC staff
Free for SAIC students
Unless otherwise noted, SAIC student tickets are released five days prior to showtime. Tickets must be picked up in person from the Gene Siskel Film Center box office. A student ID is required.
The Gene Siskel Film Center is fully ADA accessible. Theaters are hearing-loop equipped. Conversations at the Edge events are presented with real-time captions (CART). For other accessibility requests, visit saic.edu/access or email firstname.lastname@example.org.