School of the Art Institute of Chicago professor Bruce Jenkins who also co-curated and co-wrote the catalogue for the Walker Art Center exhibition 2000 BC: THE BRUCE CONNER STORY PART II (1999) screens a selection of Bruce Conner’s ground-breaking films along with fascinating tales of the artist who has been frequently been named the father of the music video. Program length: 90 minutes.
This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition BRUCE CONNER: FOREVER AND EVER.
Films that will be screened:
(1966, 35mm enlargement from 16mm, 5 minutes)
LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS
(1959-67, 35mm enlargement from 16mm, 3 minutes. Original Short Version with Beatles Track)
(1963-67, 35mm enlargement from 16mm, 13 minutes)
(1978, 16mm, 3.5 minutes)
(1978, 16mm, 5 minutes)
Prints courtesy the Conner Family Trust.