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Nov 13, 2016 at 2:30 pm


Discussion following the screening with Christy LeMaster, Andrew Mausert-Mooney & Kera McKenzie

A live broadcast from the UnionDocs screening room with Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney (video artists and co-directors of ACRE TV, an artist-made livestreaming tele-vision network) and Christy LeMaster (director of The Nightingale, Chicago’s stellar long-running microcinema). The evening will include selections from MacKenzie and Mausert-Mooney’s collaborative practice as well as tele-visual works previously played on ACRE TV, intercut by conversations and readings selected by the participants. The broadcast can be viewed live, simultaneously, on ACRETV.org


Natural History Curiosity

Cauleen Smith, US, 2013, 1:00

CA-PAN [Excerpt]

Chaz Evans, US, 2014, 8:00

Abductive Object #4

Kera MacKenzie, US, 2012, 2:45


Kera MacKenzie, Andrew Mausert-Mooney, Daniel Giles and Monica Panzarino, US, 2012, 9:45

Eke Name [Excerpt]

Kera MacKenzie, Andrew Mausert-Mooney and Jesse Malmed, US, 2016, 5:00

In a Perfect Fever

Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney, US, 2015, 8:29

havoc and tumbled

Kera MacKenzie, Andrew Mausert-Mooney, and Nate Whelden, US, 2015, 14:00

A Thunderstorm in Real Time, Though Not Necessarily ‘Live’ [Excerpt]

Paul Dickinson, US, 2012, 2:00


Joseph Herring and Amy Ruddick, US, 2014, 16:00

Weather Patterns

Andrew Mausert-Mooney, US, 2013, 8:22

Local Ads from Faraway Places

Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney, US, 2014, 4:57

Teen Agents [Excerpt]

Jon Chambers, Charity Coleman, Jesse Malmed, Marianna Milhorat, and Michael Rae, US, 2014, 10:00

Please Standby

Andrew Mausert-Mooney, US, 2014, 1:00

91 mins

Christy LeMaster founded Chicago’s rough and ready microcinema, The Nightingale in 2008. She has programmed screenings for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago Filmmakers, The Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, The Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago Film Archives, Sector 2337, and Intuit Gallery. She teaches Media Theory at Columbia College Chicago. She has been a movie critic on the NPR Chicago affiliate, WBEZ’s morning show 848 and CINE-FILE.info. She was a 2011 Flaherty Film Seminar Fellow and a Summer Forum 2012 resident. She has served on juries for Media City, Onion City and written for INCITE Journal of Experimental Media and Brooklyn Rail. She is currently programming events for The Nightingale and co-curating Run of Life, a roving experimental documentary series and is a Programming Coordinator at ACRE residency.

Andrew Mausert-Mooney is a Chicago-based artist working with 16mm film, video, performance and television. Andrew’s work has showed in festivals, galleries and exhibition series around the world including the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, International Film Festival Rotterdam, American Film Institute, CineVegas, Chicago Underground, Gallery 400, Pleasure Dome and Other Cinema. He received his MFA from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Currently Andrew is a founding co-director of ACRE TV (ACRETV.org).

Kera MacKenzie is an interdisciplinary artist who works with moving images, photography, sets, installations, performance and live broadcasts. She has screened and exhibited her work at spaces including the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival, MassArt Film Society (Boston), Aurora Picture Show (Houston), High Desert Test Sites (New Mexico), The Luminary (St Louis) and the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago Underground Film Festival, and Links Hall (all Chicago). She received her MFA in Moving Image from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Additionally, Kera is a founding co-director of ACRE TV, (ACRETV.org), an educator, and a recent recipient of a UIC/UofC/SAIC Consortium Fellowship for the trans-disciplinary program Field Trip / Field Notes / Field Guide.

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Nov 13, 2016
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