Live Film Creation
Mar
16
3:00 pm15:00

Live Film Creation

  • Auditorium 1

Join us for a session of dynamic film creation and composition with Hyperreal Film Club.
Part 1 - Recreating Memes
Part 2 - Shooting and Compiling
Part 3 - Editing and Screening

"The Beast Pageant" with director Q&A to follow
Mar
16
1:00 pm13:00

"The Beast Pageant" with director Q&A to follow

  • Auditorium 1

"The Beast Pageant," directed by Albert Birney and Jon Moses, is the story of Abraham, a man whose every desire is fulfilled by a man and woman who live in a machine, until a singing cowboy begins to grow out of Abraham and leads him astray. 

Smoke + Mirrors 2017
Mar
16
12:00 pm12:00

Smoke + Mirrors 2017

  • Auditorium 1

An audiovisual alliance between Tara Bhattacharya Reed and Liz Rodda. Tara Bhattacharya Reed is a DJ on KOOP's Sunday night experimental music radio show "Commercial Suicide." Liz Rodda is an interdisciplinary artist living and working with found materials, primarily video, with meanings unintended by the original makers. Together Bhattacharya-Reed and Rodda will bring their own unique sensibilities to collaborate on an audiovisual delight of sensuality, mystery and intrigue.

Smoke + Mirrors 2017
Mar
15
Mar 16

Smoke + Mirrors 2017

  • Auditorium 1

An audiovisual alliance between Tara Bhattacharya Reed and Liz Rodda. Tara Bhattacharya Reed is a DJ on KOOP's Sunday night experimental music radio show "Commercial Suicide." Liz Rodda is an interdisciplinary artist living and working with found materials, primarily video, with meanings unintended by the original makers. Together Bhattacharya-Reed and Rodda will bring their own unique sensibilities to collaborate on an audiovisual delight of sensuality, mystery and intrigue.

What Does It Look Like?
Mar
15
10:00 pm22:00

What Does It Look Like?

  • Auditorium 1

A preview of the multi-sensory, music-focused performance “He.” Ben Martin distresses, modulates, and explores at length a short passage from the upcoming performance. With recitations of meditations on toxic masculinity. Visual projections by AstralVisions.

Diaspora Journal - with director Nate Araya
Mar
15
8:00 pm20:00

Diaspora Journal - with director Nate Araya

  • Auditorium 1

The Diaspora Journal is a film and campaign to connect the world to the African Diaspora culture. Immerse into the life of an Ethiopian Diaspora through the journey of Nate Araya as a filmmaker. From giving free taxi rides as a taxi cab’s assistant to shining shoes in the streets of one of the fastest growing economic cities in the world, The Diaspora Journal reveals a young man experiencing a day in the life of locals in Addis Ababa while discovering identity, freedom and hope.

Feel Something, Damn It!!!
Mar
15
2:00 pm14:00

Feel Something, Damn It!!!

  • Auditorium 1

The early works of Matthew Kliegman and Steamclam. Post Post-Modern experiments in visual storytelling: Anti-commercial commercials and short films. Explicit Content.

Fluidity
Mar
15
1:00 pm13:00

Fluidity

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4D cinema experience for for your body, mind, and soul. Fluid cinema with modern dance and a live score from Philip Coggins and Mark Barnes of Phlip Coggins ft. the Lothsarios.

Hyperreal VHS Zine screening
Mar
15
12:00 pm12:00

Hyperreal VHS Zine screening

  • Auditorium 1

"The Kübler-Ross Annihilation" is the first collaborative VHS zine produced by Hyperreal Film Club. Spanning an hour, we compiled short films based on the theme of reaction to the current political climate.

The Pressures of Process - Melissa Cha
Mar
14
10:00 pm22:00

The Pressures of Process - Melissa Cha

  • Auditorium 1

"The Pressures of Process" is about the anxiety in performing creativity for oneself, falling into idea k-holes, dissatisfaction, and awkward rumination. Melissa Cha of LACHANE will perform the parts of process an audience should never see, through the live creation of audio and visual content.

Wastedland 2
Mar
14
8:00 pm20:00

Wastedland 2

  • Auditorium 1

This film is an existential fantasy about mystical individuals seeking a deeper understanding into their fate and identity + montage film of director's train riding experiences from the last few years with sound scape live score.

Unincarcerating Art & Memory
Mar
14
7:00 pm19:00

Unincarcerating Art & Memory

  • Auditorium 1

How does art and text regenerate in a hostile prison environment; what agency does it have? How can memory be used to prevent and respond to violence?  aems, of Inside Books, will share and discuss art from Texas prisoners. Gabriel Solis, of Texas After Violence Project, will discuss how TAVP’s oral history archive of those affected by violence.

Instagram, email, and environments
Mar
14
6:00 pm18:00

Instagram, email, and environments

  • Auditorium 1

Local artists Sean Ripple and Susan Scafati will discuss bookstores and libraries as sources of inspiration and about their recent exhibition textscape at CoLab Projects' DEMOGALLERY.

Little Mazarn
Mar
14
5:00 pm17:00

Little Mazarn

  • Auditorium 1

Little Mazarn is an experimental project drawing from folk and gospel music, using the banjo as an electric texture for ambient song forms and soundscapes with a healthy nod to tradition and a voice that is helplessly high and lonesome.  

Austin Monitor AMA
Mar
14
2:00 pm14:00

Austin Monitor AMA

  • Auditorium 1

Got a bunch of feels with regard to the state of media and politics in 2017? Want to know more about how local policy gets made, or how small media organizations are working to fill gaps in local coverage? Join folks from the Austin Monitor and the Capital of Texas Media Foundation for a live and in-person ask me/us anything. Really. Ask us anything.

Experimental DJ set by Deejay Gamma
Mar
14
2:00 pm14:00

Experimental DJ set by Deejay Gamma

  • Lobby

Deejay Gamma (of The Mole People and The Savage Young Deejays) presents a live improvisational electronic sound collage featuring vinyl records, pedals, and musique concrète. Somewhere between jazz, hip hop, pop, and noise.

VHS Session
Mar
14
12:00 pm12:00

VHS Session

  • Auditorium 1

A free association of film and music. Let your senses drift through a verdant but rusting landscape of sight and sound, evoking a strange hypnosis and new meaning.