Video Playlist: Ten Toes Down

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

Video Playlist: Ten Toes Down

Guest-curated by filmmaker Cameron Granger, Video Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings programmed in response to MoCP exhibitions. Granger, whose work examines notions of blackness and representation in film and media, will curate a program of video works that respond to these themes in In Their Own Form.

According to Granger, he will program a selection of films that "though fantastic in nature and design, find their Black feet planted firmly on the ground. Works that realize the magic within the ordinary, and the transcendence that can come from the intimacy between us."

Featuring work by: Jeron Braxton, Cudelice Brazelton, Elliott Brown, Cecile Emeke, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Amir George and Shala Miller

Cameron Granger is an award winning filmmaker and video artist currently based in Columbus, Ohio. Born & raised in Cleveland, OH, Cameron grew up with his mother, Sandra, from whom he inherited an intense love of rap and soul music, and a dire desire to live in a Hype Williams video. His recent work revolves around notions of blackness as they relate to the 'American Dream', representation in film and media, and effects on one's self and community. Cameron is a founding member of MINT, a Columbus based art collective and project/gallery space and a 2017 resident artist at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. His work has screened and been exhibited in galleries and festivals both nationally and internationally.

Upcoming Events

Conversation with the Artists

Conversation with the Artists

Conversation with the Artists Thursday, February 4, 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here Join the exhibition curators and artists online to critically explore questions posed by ...

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A Photo History of Reproductive Justice: Special Presentation by Loretta J. Ross

A Photo History of Reproductive Justice: Special Presentation by Loretta J. Ross

A Photo History of Reproductive Justice: Special Presentation by Loretta J. Ross Wednesday, February 10, 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here Join Loretta J. Ross, ...

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Reproductive: Teen Education Workshop

Reproductive: Teen Education Workshop

Reproductive: Teen Education Workshop February 18, 7 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here What does "reproductive" even mean? Join Chicago Women's Health Center (CWHC) for a feminist ...

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Lecture in Photography: Carmen Winant

Lecture in Photography: Carmen Winant

Lecture in Photography: Carmen Winant Wednesday, February 24, 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here Carmen Winant is an artist and writer based in Columbus, Ohio whose ...

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Panel: Destigmatizing Reproductive Health

Panel: Destigmatizing Reproductive Health

Panel: Destigmatizing Reproductive Health Wednesday, March 10, 7 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here This panel will address historical and contemporary misconceptions of the female body. Panelists ...

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Lecture in Photography: Candice Breitz

Lecture in Photography: Candice Breitz

Lecture in Photography: Candice Breitz Wednesday, March 24, noon CST live, rebroadcast at 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register for live session here / Register for ...

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Past Events

Photos at Zoom: The Maternal Image

Photos at Zoom: The Maternal Image

Photos at Zoom: The Maternal Image

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/500553090 In anticipation of the upcoming MoCP exhibition, Reproductive: Health, Fertility, Agency, this Photos at Zoom session, led by Curatorial Assistant, Emilie Plunkett, ...

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Behind the Lens: Hyers + Mebane

Behind the Lens: Hyers + Mebane

Behind the Lens: Hyers + Mebane

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/496992202 Martin Hyers and William Mebane use photography to interrogate contemporary material culture and the sentimentalities people can attach to particular objects. Based ...

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Photos at Zoom: Finding Joy in Community

Photos at Zoom: Finding Joy in Community

Photos at Zoom: Finding Joy in Community

Watch video: https://vimeo.com/491768130 PowerPoint: https://www.mocp.org/exhibitions/2020/10/joy-in-community.pdf In this session, MoCP’s curatorial assistant Sylvie Harris will discuss themes of finding joy in public spaces and community gatherings. Many of ...

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Photos at Zoom: Politics and Protest

Photos at Zoom: Politics and Protest

Photos at Zoom: Politics and Protest

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/489486599 Join us for the return of Photos at Zoom! The museum is closed again but we look forward to gathering virtually to ...

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Lecture in Photography: Mimi Plumb

Lecture in Photography: Mimi Plumb

Lecture in Photography: Mimi Plumb

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/486910152 Since the 1970s, Plumb has explored subjects ranging from her suburban roots to the United Farm Workers movement. Her first book, Landfall, ...

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