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In Progress: Amir George

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  • Edlis Neeson Theater
    First Floor, Accessible via the Griffin Entrance on Pearson Street
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Video still, Amir George, Conundrums of Uttermost Importance, 2020
Image courtesy of the artist

About

Join filmmaker and curator Amir George as he presents footage of a new experimental documentary for two screens, Conundrums of Uttermost Importance. Described by George as a “dual unraveling," the piece is an experimental documentary in which the filmmaker imagines the ways location and environment can delimit an individual’s behavior while maneuvering public and private spaces, as a voyeur and subject. Conundrums is a non-linear juxtaposition rooted in mysticism and black cultural aesthetics.

Curatorial Credit

In Progress is a series designed to give artists, thinkers, and curators a platform for developing new works, and to give patrons a glimpse into the creative process. This presentation is organized by Curator January Parkos Arnall and former Assistant Curator Christy LeMaster with the Performance and Public Practice team.