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PERIPHERAL VIEWS CLOSING RECEPTION AND GALLERY TALK

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Martin Hyers & William Mebane, from the series Empire, 2006


Thursday, September 27, 2012 | 4:00pm | MoCP Join us as we welcome Peripheral Views exhibiting artists Veronica Corzo-Duchardt with Martin Hyers and William Mebane for a talk about their work; a closing reception for the exhibition follows.Peripheral Views: States of America brings together artists grappling with the difficulty of picturing America during present times.The gallery talk will begin at 4:00pm and the reception will follow from 5:00 – 7:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.


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PERIPHERAL VIEWS CLOSING RECEPTION AND GALLERY TALK

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Martin Hyers & William Mebane, from the series Empire, 2006


Thursday, September 27, 2012 | 4:00pm | MoCP Join us as we welcome Peripheral Views exhibiting artists Veronica Corzo-Duchardt with Martin Hyers and William Mebane for a talk about their work; a closing reception for the exhibition follows.Peripheral Views: States of America brings together artists grappling with the difficulty of picturing America during present times.The gallery talk will begin at 4:00pm and the reception will follow from 5:00 – 7:00pm. High Speed Internet For You . Fotografia . Links backlinks blog comments . This event is free and open to the public.


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ARTIST TALK: Liz Magic Laser

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Liz Magic Laser, Still from I Feel Your Pain, 2011


Tuesday, September 25, 2012 | 6:00pm | Ferguson Hall Exhibiting artist Liz Magic Laser will discuss her performance-based video work including the piece, I Feel Your Pain. This video, which is currently on view at the MoCP, re-stages political interviews, such as one between Barack Obama and Steve Kroft for 60 Minutes, using body language and cadence to insinuate the progression of a romantic relationship and consider the nuances of communication in politics and love.Liz Magic Lasers works have involved collaborations with actors, dancers, surgeons, and motorcycle gang members. A graduate of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and Columbia Universitys MFA program, Laser has been a resident at the LMCC Workspace Program and is a 2011 Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program resident. Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally and was the recent subject of a short documentary through the award-winning PBS series Art21. Ferguson Hall is located at 600 S. seo marketing . Michigan Ave. This event is free and open to the public.


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VIDEO PLAYLIST: Talk American

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Stephanie Barber, Still from Dogs, 2000, Image courtesy of the artist


Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | 6:00pm | MoCPVideo Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings guest curated in response to MoCP exhibitions. squido lense . Fotografia . Jesse Malmed will present a program in conjunction with Peripheral Views that includes a live, participatory performance during the screening.Talk barely, talk breathily, talk American. Fotografia . The works in this screening address the complexity of language and the myriad ways it shapes our experience of reality. Any place as big as America, with as many voices as America, has a multitude of expressions that exist at the periphery. This program brings the following to a center: a Sci-Fi CAPTCHA tale, what Microsoft Word found wrong with the Unabomber, how jargon becomes gibberish, a report from the out-of-bodied, a political speech about political speech, and finally, real talk from a pair of paper-mache dogs. Following the screening, Malmed will present selections from The Body Electronic, an ongoing and evolving series of participatory video-based performances. Malmed offers a visual, polyvocal, and interactive experience that engages audience members in dizzying, surprising, and humorous ways.The screening features the work of Joe Sandler, Peter Rose, Peggy Ahwesh, Doug Hall, Gabrielle De Vietri, Stephanie Barber, and Jesse Malmed.This event is free and open to the public.


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VIDEO PLAYLIST: Talk American

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Stephanie Barber, Still from Dogs, 2000, Image courtesy of the artist


Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | 6:00pm | MoCPVideo Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings guest curated in response to MoCP exhibitions. Jesse Malmed will present a program in conjunction with Peripheral Views that includes a live, participatory performance during the screening.Talk barely, talk breathily, talk American. The works in this screening address the complexity of language and the myriad ways it shapes our experience of reality. Any place as big as America, with as many voices as America, has a multitude of expressions that exist at the periphery. directory submission . This program brings the following to a center: a Sci-Fi CAPTCHA tale, what Microsoft Word found wrong with the Unabomber, how jargon becomes gibberish, a report from the out-of-bodied, a political speech about political speech, and finally, real talk from a pair of paper-mache dogs. link pyramid . Following the screening, Malmed will present selections from The Body Electronic, an ongoing and evolving series of participatory video-based performances. Malmed offers a visual, polyvocal, and interactive experience that engages audience members in dizzying, surprising, and humorous ways.The screening features the work of Joe Sandler, Peter Rose, Peggy Ahwesh, Doug Hall, Gabrielle De Vietri, Stephanie Barber, and Jesse Malmed.This event is free and open to the public.


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Panel Discussion: America’s Competitive Edge and Its Global Standing

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Michael Mergen, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Richmond, CA , 2008


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 | 5:30pm | MoCP

The Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs are proud to announce a panel discussion with economist Howard Friedman and exhibiting artists Michael Mergen, moderated by MoCP Director Natasha Egan.

Howard Friedman, statistician, health economist, and author of The Measure of a Nation: How to Regain America’s Competitive Edge and Boost Our Global Standing, and artist Michael Megen, whose photographic series 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is on view at MoCP, will discuss their work in connection with the themes explored in the MoCP’s current exhibition Peripheral Views: States of America.

The reception begins at 5:30pm at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. A cash bar will be available. The discussion begins at 6:30 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Avenue and a book signing will immediately follow.

CCGA Young Professional Members $10; Nonmembers $20; Columbia College Students can register for free by contacting Allison Grant at [email protected]

Reservations are recommended. Learn more and register online at www.thechicagocouncil.org.


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Panel Discussion: America’s Competitive Edge and Its Global Standing

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Michael Mergen, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Richmond, CA , 2008


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 | 5:30pm | MoCP

The Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs are proud to announce a panel discussion with economist Howard Friedman and exhibiting artists Michael Mergen, moderated by MoCP Director Natasha Egan.

Howard Friedman, statistician, health economist, and author of The Measure of a Nation: How to Regain America’s Competitive Edge and Boost Our Global Standing, and artist Michael Megen, whose photographic series 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is on view at MoCP, will discuss their work in connection with the themes explored in the MoCP’s current exhibition Peripheral Views: States of America.

The reception begins at 5:30pm at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. A cash bar will be available. The discussion begins at 6:30 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Avenue and a book signing will immediately follow.

CCGA Young Professional Members $10; Nonmembers $20; Columbia College Students can register for free by contacting Allison Grant at [email protected]

Reservations are recommended. Learn more and register online at www.thechicagocouncil.org.


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MoCP | 600 S. Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.663.5554 | [email protected]

Peripheral Views into the Collection, Session Two: 1960-present

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Andres Serrano, America (Jewel-Joy Stevens, America’s little Yankee Miss), from the America: Now and Here portfolio, 2003Join museum staff for the second part of a two-session print viewing of original works from the MoCPs collection. Selected for their connection to themes explored in the exhibition Peripheral Views: States of America, this viewing includes artists who have considered American life, culture, and politics in their work. This session follows the trajectory of such photographic genres as documentary and the road trip from the mid-twentieth century to the present, while also encompassing a conceptual turn in photography. squido lense . article writing submission . Selections include Lewis Baltz of the New Topographics as well as Robert Heineken, Andres Serrano, Justin Newhall, and Dave Jordano of the Midwest Photographers Project.Thursday, August 23, 2012 | 6pm | MoCP