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Select Media #01

Select Media Festival 1

Dec 5-8, 2002

From the Festival Website: http://www.lumpen.com/events/index.html

Select Media Festival Dec 5-8, 2002

advanced music / new screen film and video festival

experiments in media \ activist cinema

heaven/buddy/bond multiplex compound

1550 N. Milwaukee. 2nd Floor

chicago il 60622

Day pass $8-10 (suggested donation)

4 – day Festival Pass $25 ( presale available at Weekend Records and Soap)

Complementary Select #5 magazine/dvd with entry.

Lumpen Media Group and Select Media are proud to present an exploration of international movements in the digital underground of new media, film and video, experimental electronic music and tactical media projects. Our four-day diy insurgent media festival features a film and video festival, installations, a media lounge and showcase of Chicago’s advanced electronic music scenes. Come check out over 300 aesthetically satisfying and socially explosive films and videos, 30 fresh performances and dozens of installations and presentations. The festival will be broadcast over WPBR and online at http://www.lumpen.com/events/webcast.html“>www.Lumpen.com. Streaming begins 9pm (CST), each day of the festival.

We will be presenting these programs in the heart of the beast, wicker park. Parking is available under the ‘L” and mass transportation is easy, The Heaven/Buddy spaces are 1/2 block away from the Damen El stop.

Each day four simultaneous programming tracks will be shown to inform and explore what is happening now in the media arts scenes.

The Select Media Festival will present two main film/video programs in two screening rooms.

The 4th Floor Screening Room (above heaven) will present feature films, documentaries, short narratives, experimental shorts, animations and the Feature Filmmaker Series.

WHile the Heaven Screening Room will feature motion graphic work, music videos, video installtions, short video programs from makers, graphic designers and hybrid programs as well as innovative TV programming.

Simultaneously, in the Buddy space (next to heaven) advanced performance programs will highlight the best in Chicago’s burgeoning experimental electronic music scenes. perfomances will begin at 9pm sharp each nite.

In the Heaven Media Lounge, a variety of installation work and ambient audio works, projects, kiosks, a media table, presentations and video karaoke will be presented,

Use the navigation elements on the left to find the programming tracks for each day of the festival or download the festival program pdf.