Virtual Talks with Video Activists is an ongoing series of screenings and discussions with artists, journalists, and community organizers who use video to break boundaries. In this edition of our Virtual Talks with Video Activists, Media Burn hosted South American film group Bombozila. Joining us all the way from Brazil, Bombozila shared a selection of works from their collection. Bombozila is an independent platform for access to documentaries that portray social struggles and popular resistance to the advance of capitalism, … Continue reading
Virtual Talks with Video Activists is an ongoing series of screenings and discussions with artists, journalists, and community organizers who use video to break boundaries.
Below you can find out about upcoming events and watch recordings of past ones.
Nancy Buchanan is a conceptual artist working in many forms, including videos, installations, drawings, and mixed media work. Continue reading
The documentary TRANSSEXUALS features a look at the transgender community in New York in 1971. Continue reading
Laurie Little is a Chicago-based filmmaker, artist, and educator. Continue reading
Skip Blumberg is an activist and video artist whose work has been shown widely on TV, the web, media art centers, and museums. Continue reading
Tom Weinberg is a pioneering TV and nonfiction producer who has worked in video for more than 50 years. Continue reading
Eleanor Boyer is a Chicago-based videomaker who has worked in video activism since the 1970s, beginning with her work on the Women’s Video Project at the Loop YWCA. Continue reading
Ira Schneider is a video artist living in Berlin, who was part of the Raindance Corporation and the co-editor of Video Art: An Anthology. Continue reading