Video Playlist: Inside/outside

Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Video Playlist: Inside/outside

Video Playlist: Inside/outside

Curated by Molly Hewitt

Video Playlist is a recurring series of one night public video screenings programmed in response to MoCP exhibitions. For Disruptive Perspectives, Molly Hewitt curates a screening that looks past the exhibiting artists’ genders and sexualities and draws attention to the private spaces they inhabit, and how these private spaces bleed into public life. Hewitt's response centers on the overwhelming feeling of history, legacy and family that is inseparable from the artists' and subjects' intimate romantic relationships. 

Featuring work by: 

Cheryl Donegan 

Dena Decola and Karin Wandner 

Sky Hopinka 

Miranda July 

George Kuchar

Molly Hewitt 

MJ Brotherton

MOLLY HEWITT is a writer, director, performance and drag artist. In their work Molly imitates, dissects, consumes, and re-enacts their surroundings. Unraveling the mechanisms and meanings of cultural text to be reused in an illuminating or empowering way.  Molly makes work about sexuality, performing femininity, objectification, food, and desire. Attempting to relate, understand, and subvert through imitation. Molly performs under the alias Glamhag and as performed at Mana Contemporary, Miami Art Basil, The Dfibrl8r Gallery in Chicago and many drag, DIY and performance shows around Chicago. Molly has exhibited work at places such as The Nightingale, The Gene Siskel, Chicago Filmmakers and FrontSpace Gallery in Kansas City. Their short film Maggie's Problem was official selection of the Chicago Underground Film Festival 2016, the Olympia Film Festival 2017. It won Best Art Direction at the North Portland Unknown Film Festival in 2016 and is now distributed by Troma. Molly is the founder of Glamhag Productions which is producing their first feature alongside Full Spectrum Features. The project titled Holy Trinity is a feature film currently in production about a queer Dominatrix who can speak to the dead after huffing the contents of an aerosol can.

Image: Still from Five More Minutes, Dena Decola and Karin Wandner; Image copyright of the artist, courtesy of the Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Upcoming Events

Photos at Noon: Approaches to Documentary

Photos at Noon: Approaches to Documentary

Get to know the museum's collection with a series of public print viewings. The MoCP's curator of academic programs and collections will lead a mini-course ...

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Teen Night: CPS Lives

Teen Night: CPS Lives

Chicago teens are invited to engage in creative interactive workshops and reflect on themes of the exhibitions. This event is organized in partnership with CPS ...

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FIRST LOOK: 2019 MoCP Fine Print Party

FIRST LOOK: 2019 MoCP Fine Print Party

Please join the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) Museum Council, staff, and artists for a public release of four new prints that will be added ...

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Photos at Noon: Chicago

Photos at Noon: Chicago

Get to know the museum's collection with a series of public print viewings. The MoCP's exectuive director will lead a mini-course on select themes and ...

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Past Events

Tonika Johnson: Folded Map

Tonika Johnson: Folded Map

Tonika Johnson: Folded Map

MoCP

In conjunction with Columbia College Chicago’s Manifest Urban Arts Festival, the MoCP will host Columbia alum Tonika Johnson '03 for a one-day presentation of Folded ...

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Lecture in Photography: Rebecca Senf

Lecture in Photography: Rebecca Senf

Lecture in Photography: Rebecca Senf

Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan Ave

Rebecca Senf is the Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography and the Norton Family Curator of Photography, a joint appointment between the Center ...

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Chicago Stories: Unpacking Segregation in Chicago, Then and Now

Chicago Stories: Unpacking Segregation in Chicago, Then and Now

Chicago Stories: Unpacking Segregation in Chicago, Then and Now

Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor

Join the MoCP for a panel discussion exploring the segregated history of Chicago neighborhoods, in conjunction with the current exhibition Chicago Stories: Recent works by ...

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Conversation: Dawoud Bey and Gaëlle Morel

Conversation: Dawoud Bey and Gaëlle Morel

Conversation: Dawoud Bey and Gaëlle Morel

Ferguson Hall, 600 S Michigan Ave

Dawoud Bey will engage in a conversation with Gaëlle Morel, Exhibitions Curator at the Ryerson Image Centre, about the links between his Birmingham projects and ...

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Opening Reception

Opening Reception

Opening Reception

MoCP

Join us for the opening reception of Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Dawoud Bey/Black Star and Chicago Stories: Recent Works by Carlos Javier Ortiz and David Schalliol. ...

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