Video Association of Dallas presents Dallas Medianale

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Video Association of Dallas presents Dallas Medianale
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The second installment of the Dallas Medianale will feature screenings, performances and an exhibition. Showcasing moving image art in all its forms and introducing emerging and experimental art and artists to a wider audience, Dallas Medianale is a biennial exhibition featuring installations, performances, and screenings of experimental media at several venues across Dallas. The Dallas Medianale provides a diverse selection of international and regional artists.

April 27

  • 7:30 pm: Screenings at Texas Theatre of Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present, a documentary film by Tyler Hubby examining the pioneering life and works of the artist, musician, and educator; and Conrad’s iconic 1966 film, The Flicker, a masterpiece of a structural film consisting only of black and white frames in alternating patterns that have produced visual hallucinations in the viewer.
  • 10 pm: Behind the Screen, a concert by local musicians (including Martin Back) performing works composed or inspired by Tony Conrad at Texas Theatre.

April 28

  • 7 pm: Opening exhibition at The MAC, featuring audio-visual performances and the opening of exhibitions by Eve LaFountain, Sean Miller, and Ian Haig. The exhibitions will be on view through May 27
  • 7:30 pm: Augmented reality installation by Australian artist Ian Haig at Ro2 Gallery.

April 29

  • 12 pm: Five unique programs, curated by Medianale’s Mike Morris, that focus on the most recent, groundbreaking films, videos and moving image art, featuring the works of both local, national and international artist. Including a special screening of Bay Area underground film legend, Craig Baldwin’s film Tribulation 99. Screenings will take place at Dallas Contemporary.

April 30

  • 2 pm: At the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Medianale in collaboration with Ultraseeing will screen a selection of films titled Synesthésie curated by Frank Dufour featuring among others a film by Austin-based artist, Scott Stark.
  • 9 pm: Dallas Ambient Music Nights at The MAC

Event Details


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Texas Theatre
231 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75208

Ro2 Art Gallery
1501 S. Ervay St.
Dallas, TX 75215

Dallas Contemporary
161 Glass St.
Dallas, TX 75207

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201

The Green Zone
161 Riveredge Dr.
Dallas, TX 75207