Laure Prouvost, Wantee (2013), still from HD video, courtesy of MOTinternational

2/28 Dallas Medianale 2015 Closing Event at The MAC

Dallas Medianale Closing Program: Existential Virtuality

Seated screenings curated by Carolyn Sortor.

February 28, 2015
Black Box Theater
3120 McKinney Ave.
Dallas 75204

FREE and Open to the Public
Please RSVP HERE – Limited Seating

5:45: (Compilation Screening:) Death, Desire, + Commerce in 5-D
!MedienGruppe Bitnik, video capture from Random Darknet Shopper (2014), 2:30 min.
Laure Prouvost, Wantee (2013), 14:22 min.
Sheila & Nicholas Pye, Loudly, Death Unties (2007), 11 min.
Harm van den Dorpel, Strategies (2011), 5:05 min.
Cécile B. Evans, Hyperlinks or it didn’t happen (2014), 22:37 min.
Addie Wagenknecht & Pablo Garcia, Webcam Venus (2013), 2:41 min.

7:15: (Single screening)
My Barbarian, Universal Declaration of Infantile Anxiety Situations Reflected in the Creative Impulse (2013), 30 min.

8:15PM (Compilation Screening:) Death, Desire, + Commerce in 5-D
(See description above at 5:45PM.)

10PM: After-party; location t.b.a.

For details, see .


The MAC is proud to be the host venue for the Dallas Medianale 2015.

The schedule of events and performances is extensive and is online HERE.

For more information, please visit the official Dallas Medianale 2015 website.

Beginning January 9, 2015, the Video Association of Dallas (VAD) will present the Dallas Medianale at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (the MAC).

The Dallas Medianale will comprise installations, screenings, and intermedia performances in the galleries and black box theater of the MAC, showcasing works by internationally renowned artists. We will revisit pioneering computer films alongside bleeding-edge experiments in moving images and interactivity. Works will range from iconic achievements in early video art to immersive performances with radical repurposing of obsolete video technology.

Artists will include Francis Alÿs, Kyle Evans + James Connolly/Cracked Ray Tube, Harun Farocki, Gary Hill, Owen Kydd, Liz Larsen/LZX Industries, Dani Leventhal, Jodie Mack, Bruce Nauman, Jennifer Reeder, Michael Robinson, William Sarradet, Lillian Schwartz, Joe Sola, Deborah Stratman, Stan Vanderbeek, and John + James Whitney, and many more.

‘Til then, check out one of the intro videos made by local artists especially for the Medianale – and see more of them here.

Show your support of this exhibition with a donation today.

Complete Schedule

Friday, January 9
7:00 pm
Cybernetic Cinema Revisited:
Early Computer Films (compilation)
8:15 pm
Now You See:
Intermedia Performances
Both Curated by Michael A. Morris

11:00 pm at Texas Theatre
Behind the Screen: VIDEOBAR with Bart Weiss

Saturday, January 10
1 – 6pm at Oil and Cotton:
Hardware Hacking and DIY Audio/Video Synthesis Workshop
taught by James Connolly + Kyle Evans
4:30- 8:00 pm
Seated screenings
All that is Solid;
Nothing Himself, Beholds Nothing;
and The Body Speaking its Mother Tongue (three compilations)
8:15 pm
Seated screenings and Art Talk with
Jennifer Reeder
Screenings Curated by Michael A. Morris

Saturday, January 17 – March 7
Call and Response
Co-curated by Charles Dee Mitchell and Danielle Avram Morgan

Friday, February 13 at 7:30 pm
Seated screenings
The Lost Worlds (compilation)
8:45 pm
Experimental Response Cinema (compilation)
Both curated by Michael A. Morris

Saturday, February 28
6:30 – 9:30 pm
Seated screenings
Curated by Carolyn Sortor

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