Video Playlist: An Ordinary Instant

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

Video Playlist: An Ordinary Instant

Featuring work by:
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz
Loretta Fahrenholz
Nicholas Boone
Shambhavi Kaul
Larissa Lewandowski

 

The imagination not only acts as an escape from the real world, it can also open new possibilities  of experience. As a powerful force of the mind, imagination can give us the opportunity to shift our perceptions by making changes to our personal narratives or altering our understanding of what and who we are. Video Playlist: An Ordinary Instant features works that explore imagination as a method for understanding, revealing, and managing a sometimes real world. Video Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings featuring film and video works that engage with topics connected to MoCP exhibitions.

Upcoming Events

Honors Program: Day of the Dead Social

Honors Program: Day of the Dead Social

Join fellow Columbia College Chicago Honors students at the Day of the Dead social. Get together for art, food, and the honors community. Register here: honorsmocp.eventbrite.com ...

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MoCP After Dark

MoCP After Dark

Join the MoCP Museum Council, artists, and friends of the museum for an after-hours party at MoCP After Dark. Against the backdrop of Third Realm, ...

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Video Playlist

Video Playlist

Video Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings programmed in response to MoCP exhibitions. Nicky Ni, a specialist in contemporary experimental Asian ...

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Photos at Noon: Contemporary Photography in China and Beyond

Photos at Noon: Contemporary Photography in China and Beyond

Get to know the museum’s collection with this ongoing series of public print viewings. Drop in to learn about some of the museum’s best works ...

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Teen Night

Teen Night

Chicago teens are invited to engage in creative interactive workshops and reflect on themes of the exhibition Third Realm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teen-night-tickets-71410122599 ...

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Lecture in Photography: Larry Fink

Lecture in Photography: Larry Fink

Working as a professional photographer for over fifty-five years, Larry Fink has had one-man shows at New York's Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney ...

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Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Join us for a special celebration of photography books. Photographers of note including Krista Franklin, Brad Temkin, Aimée Beaubien, and Colleen Plumb, along with local ...

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Past Events

Curatorial Tour and Gallery Talk

Curatorial Tour and Gallery Talk

Curatorial Tour and Gallery Talk

MoCP

Join guest curator Davide Quadrio for a special tour of Third Realm. Exhibiting artist Jompet Kuswidananto will be present to discuss his work. ...

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Opening Reception: Third Realm

Opening Reception: Third Realm

Opening Reception: Third Realm

MoCP

Join the MoCP for the opening reception for Third Realm. ...

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Lectures in Photography: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

Lectures in Photography: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

Lectures in Photography: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

600 S. Michigan Ave.

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa is a photographer, writer, and editor of The Great Leap Sideways. He has a BA in philosophy and French from Oxford University (UK) ...

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Lecture in Photography: Teju Cole - Writing and Thinking Photography

Lecture in Photography: Teju Cole - Writing and Thinking Photography

Lecture in Photography: Teju Cole - Writing and Thinking Photography

Stage Two

Go Down Moses curator Teju Cole will give a public lecture about his various photographic practices. Drawing on his experiences as a photographer, critic, teacher, ...

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Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join the Chicago-based, four-time Grammy-winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird for a special performance at the MoCP. Experience a musical journey through the museum as the ensemble ...

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