DITHER_DØØM: D∆LL∆S SCREENING Oliver Francis Gallery Presents: DITHER_DØØM: ∆N INTRØ TØ M∆¥∆N NEW MEDI∆ A series of Experimental shorts about the end of the world curated by Patrick Quinn (Chicago/NYC) and presented by Alfredo Salazar-Caro.
†Philipp Teister and Alexandra Gorczynski (Austria/Philadelphia)
†Max Capacity (US/Internet)
“Chicago is home to various musical moments. Currently, from the innovative moves of Cheif Keef and Young Chop, referred to as New Chicago, to the superniche tumblr energy of Seapunk, Chicago’s music culture knows the rapid movements of reinvention. Among New Media Artists, Chicago is also known as home to a ‘Chicago School of Glitch Art’ as well as being ‘the birthplace of Dirty New Media Art’. When all of these aspects combine online and AFK (Away From Keyboard) while referencing the histories of Chicago House parties, Industrial Culture in our post-industrial decline and Noise Art / Music in the heat of summer 2012, looking forwards to the ends of the worlds, a result is this: An Introduction to / Retrospective of Mayan New Media Art: the POST-DIRTY NEW MEDIA, APOCALYPTIC, END TIMES AWARE ART!” - jonCates, 2012