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Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9pm

Bar Laika presents: Mariam Ghani, Selected Video Works

April 2019
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May 2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9pm
Information Skies is not a dystopia but rather a poetically rendered document of the current evolutionary mutations that concern changes in communication tools and reality processing.
April 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
e-flux is very pleased to present the exhibition The Imperial Ghost in the Neoliberal Machine (Figuring the CIA) opening Tuesday, April 30 from 6:30–8:30pm, and on view through June 8, Tuesday–Saturday from 12–6pm.
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9pm
Now celebrating its sixth year, Art of the Real is the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s annual survey of the most vital and innovative voices in nonfiction moving-image cinema and art. Organized by Dennis Lim and Rachael Rakes, each edition features a selection of Spotlights that take a closer look at a range of practices in experimental documentary. This year, AOTR will collaborate with e-flux Bar Laika to present two spotlight events at Bar Laika with the artist and filmmaker Eric Baudelaire and the scholar and critic Erika Balsom.
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Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9pm
Bar Laika is very pleased to present an evening with Mariam Ghani, featuring a screening of selected video works and Q&A with the artist.
Sunday, April 21, 2019, 9pm
Now celebrating its sixth year, Art of the Real is the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s annual survey of the most vital and innovative voices in nonfiction moving-image cinema and art. Organized by Dennis Lim and Rachael Rakes, each edition features a selection of Spotlights that take a closer look at a range of practices in experimental documentary. This year, AOTR will collaborate with e-flux Bar Laika to present two spotlight events at Bar Laika with the artist and filmmaker Eric Baudelaire and the scholar and critic Erika Balsom.
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8:30pm
Join us at Bar Laika for the sixth edition of Satellite, featuring Tarek Atoui a Lebanese artist and electroacoustic composer based in Paris. Atoui engineers complex and original instruments that challenge and expand our ways of understanding and experiencing sound.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 7pm
Join us at e-flux on Wednesday, April 17, 7 pm for a screening of Emanuel Almborg's new film The Nth Degree (2018), followed by a conversation between the artist and writer Ciarán Finlayson.
Thursday, April 11, 2019, 9pm
Bar Laika is very pleased to present Chto Delat's new film—an opera-farce titled One Night in a Social Network.
Friday, April 5, 2019
Friday, April 5, 7–9pm and Saturday, April 6, 11am–8pm Only a few weeks prior to his untimely death in 2014, Harun Farocki briefly referred to navigation as a contemporary challenge to montage—editing distinct sections of film into a continuous sequence—as the dominant paradigm of techno-political visuality... With Ramon Amaro, James Bridle, Kaye Cain-Nielsen, Maïté Chénière, Kodwo Eshun, Anselm Franke, Jennifer Gabrys, Charles Heller, Tom Holert, Inhabitants, Doreen Mende, Matteo Pasquinelli, Laura Lo Presti, Patricia Reed, Nikolay Smirnov, Hito Steyerl, Oraib Toukan, and Brian Kuan Wood.
Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9pm
Bar Laika is very pleased to present Harun Farocki's Parallel, screening parts I and II on Thursday, March 7, 9pm and parts III and IV on Thursday, March 21, 9pm. Farocki's four-part cycle Parallel deals with the image genre of computer animation. The series focuses on the construction, visual landscape, and inherent rules of computer-animated worlds.
March 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9pm
Bar Laika is very pleased to present an evening with Dara Birnbaum, featuring a screening of selected video works and Q&A with the artist. 
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:30pm
Join us at Bar Laika for the fifth edition of Satellite, featuring Peter Zummo and Eve Essex.
Thursday, March 14, 2019, 9pm
An evening of videos, sounds, and recipes with artist Christian Nyampeta, starting with the trailer of Sometimes It Was Beautiful (2018); followed by Words after the World (2017); and extending with a live streaming of Radius, an online and occasionally inhabitable radio station. The menu for the evening is conceived in collaboration with writer Mary Wang.
Monday, March 11, 2019, 7pm
Join us for an evening with David Claerbout, discussing the artist’s notion of ‘dark optics’—looking back at the history of the camera, its relation between light, optics, and the belief-system it represented, as well as the current disintegration of this system.
Sunday, March 10, 2019, 7pm
Join us for an evening with artist Tony Cokes, presenting selected excerpts from recent installation projects in Los Angeles and Vienna.
Friday, March 8, 2019, 7pm
Join us at e-flux where artist Ricardo Basbaum will present his book Diagrams, 1994–ongoing published by Errant Bodies Press, 2016. He will be joined in conversation with art historian and critic Alexander Alberro, for a discussion of Basbaum's work in relation to the legacy of conceptual art, as well as Latin American neoconcrete art and the role it has opened up for the spectator in the process of production.
Thursday, March 7, 2019, 9pm
Bar Laika is very pleased to present Harun Farocki's Parallel, screening parts I and II on Thursday, March 7, 9pm and parts III and IV on Thursday, March 21, 9pm. Farocki's four-part cycle Parallel deals with the image genre of computer animation. The series focuses on the construction, visual landscape, and inherent rules of computer-animated worlds.
February 2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9pm
Deconstructing the myth of Oedipus within the framework of an ancient Japanese folk story, the Yonemotos craft a highly charged discourse of loss and desire. Quoting from Buñuel, Freud, pop media, and art, they place the symbology of Western psychosexual analytical theory into a cross-cultural context, juxtaposing the Oedipal and Kappa myths in a delirious collusion of form and content.
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 7pm
Join us at Bar Laika for the fourth edition of Satellite, featuring Lucie Vítková, and Voice Training (Jaclyn Miller). Both artists are associated with the label Bánh Mì Verlag.
Friday, February 22, 2019, 7pm
Join us at e-flux for a discussion on environmental justice and the rights of trees, featuring Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe (Cooking Sections) in conversation with Mari Margil and Elizabeth Yeampierre, moderated by Felicity D. Scott.
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 9pm
Vice President Mike Pence, as the smiley face of the Trump Adminstration, also acts as cheerleader-in-chief.  In accepting the vice-presidential nomination in 2016, Pence proclaimed, “I'm a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican—in that order,” suggesting how we should understand his statements and behavior.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 7pm
Mudede will present clips from his new film Thin Skin, and discuss the Northwest aesthetic of what Seattle art critic Matt Offenbacher has described as the ”green gothic.”
Friday, February 15, 2019, 7pm
“We are now in the second decade of the West taking interest in art from ‘other’ places. There are many reasons for this development, including the fall of communism in the early 1990s, the ensuing new geopolitical situation in Europe, and the rapid processes of globalization in that decade, all of which have effected lasting changes in the world-map of art.”
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 7pm
As the world warms and seasonal patterns betray historical records, we are called to rethink the organizing logics of the environments that we inhabit physically and imaginatively. From regional life-worlds to the abstraction of a global climate whose mean temperature is steadily rising, the boundaries of our environs are open to radical contestation—shifting shorelines, disturbed migratory routes and phenological clocks, and new avenues of economic exploitation and militarization. How are contemporary curators, artists and theorists intervening in these consequential matters?
Thursday, February 7, 2019, 9pm
Holmqvist’s new animation mixes spoken and written language in different patterns and temporalities.
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10am
With lectures, films, and discussions by Julieta Aranda, Kader Attia, Robert Bird, Kaye Cain-Nielsen, Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Ali Cherri, Kodwo Eshun, Joana Hadjithomas, Marie-Nour Hechaimé, Khalil Joreige, Maha Maamoun, Mahan Moalemi, Chantal Pontbriand, Anjalika Sagar, Rasha Salti, Jihan El-Tahri, Christelle Taraud, Anton Vidokle, and Brian Kuan Wood.
January 2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 9pm
This legendary film features artist Jack Smith in what Jacobs calls "a look in on an exploding life, on a man of imagination suffering pre-fashionable lower East Side deprivation and consumed with American 1950's, 40's, 30s disgust.
Saturday, January 26, 2019
“Exile” is the first in the conference series “Art After Cuture?” organized in Rotterdam, Paris, Berlin, and New York launching off the next ten years of e-flux journal. With lectures, responses, and workshops by Julieta Aranda, Kaye Cain-Nielsen, Binna Choi, Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy, iLiana Fokianaki, Coco Fusco, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Charl Landvreugd, Chus Martinez, Metahaven, Christian Nyampeta, Anton Vidokle, Mary Wang, and Brian Kuan Wood.
Thursday, January 24, 2019, 9pm
An evening of shorts on sex, protuberances, and power.
Sunday, January 13, 2019, 7pm
Join us at Bar Laika for Satellite 3, featuring composer and performer Keith Fullerton Whitman.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
4pm, Part One: Charlie Ahearn, The Deadly Art of Survival (1979); followed by a talk with the filmmaker -- 6pm, Part Two: Ray Marsh, Lord Shango (1975); followed by a talk with artist Tiona Nekkia McClodden
Thursday, January 10, 2019, 7pm
Join us at Bar Laika for a special benefit party in support of A.P.E (Art Projects Era). The evening will feature screenings of Keren Cytter's Object (2016, 27 minutes) and Terrorist of Love (2016, 3minutes); followed by DJ Adrian Rew and DJs Sanna and Mamdos.
Thursday, January 3, 2019, 6pm
The film documents the eponymous legendary SoHo restaurant which opened in 1971. Owned and operated by Caroline Goodden, Food was designed and built largely by Matta-Clark, who also organized art events and performances there.
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