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Video Screening at Parallel: Dead Ends

Dead Ends, the latest program of video art at Parallel brings together works that explore the idea of a physical, emotional and/or psychological journey. Be it through the representation of unresolved conflict, the experience of a trip to a specific destination or one that leads to nowhere, or the notion of escaping one’s perceived reality, each piece articulates an expedition of some sort.

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Video Screening at Parallel: Dead Ends
Video Screening at Parallel: Dead Ends

Dead Ends, the latest program of video art at Parallel brings together works that explore the idea of a physical, emotional and/or psychological journey. Be it through the representation of unresolved conflict, the experience of a trip to a specific destination or one that leads to nowhere, or the notion of escaping one’s perceived reality, each piece articulates an expedition of some sort.

Video Art Screening at Parallel: Building Blocks
Video Art Screening at Parallel: Building Blocks

This program of video art at Parallel brings together works by female Israeli artists that explore – and breaks down – ideas concerning female gendered identity. Each artist articulates her own position in relation to perceived conventions and plays with the viewers’ points of view and expectations concerning traditional gendered roles and traits.

Video Art Screening at Parallel: Building Blocks

This program of video art at Parallel brings together works by female Israeli artists that explore – and breaks down – ideas concerning female gendered identity. Each artist articulates her own position in relation to perceived conventions and plays with the viewers’ points of view and expectations concerning traditional gendered roles and traits.

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Video Screening at Parallel: Sacred Rituals

Scared rituals are at the heart of this new cycle of video art. The theme of rituals take us to habitual patterns and acts, but also to a darker realm where actions and activities have underlining meaning yet one that is not necessarily understood; its inner logic is visible, even if at times this logic is not fully available to those who are only observing this activity.

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Video Screening at Parallel: Sacred Rituals
Video Screening at Parallel: Sacred Rituals

Scared rituals are at the heart of this new cycle of video art. The theme of rituals take us to habitual patterns and acts, but also to a darker realm where actions and activities have underlining meaning yet one that is not necessarily understood; its inner logic is visible, even if at times this logic is not fully available to those who are only observing this activity.

“Greetings from Chicago” Video program
“Greetings from Chicago” Video program

The summer program at parallel provides a platform for the artists of Aspect/Ratio, a Chicago-based Gallery with a strong focus on video art. The artists on display arrive from different backgrounds and countries of origin and the work testifies to this diversity.

“Greetings from Chicago” Video program

The summer program at parallel provides a platform for the artists of Aspect/Ratio, a Chicago-based Gallery with a strong focus on video art. The artists on display arrive from different backgrounds and countries of origin and the work testifies to this diversity.

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“Landscapes” Video screening

Landscapes have a long tradition in art as a genre where the political and aesthetic are deeply intertwined. The three female artists included in the cycle define the term broadly as they engage with different aspects of this representational traditions.

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“Landscapes” Video screening
“Landscapes” Video screening

Landscapes have a long tradition in art as a genre where the political and aesthetic are deeply intertwined. The three female artists included in the cycle define the term broadly as they engage with different aspects of this representational traditions.

“Checks & Balances” Video screening
“Checks & Balances” Video screening

The videos explore balance vs. loss of control both concretely and metaphorically: at times equilibrium is expressed as a physical task while in others as a metaphor, life goal, or political reality.

“Checks & Balances” Video screening

The videos explore balance vs. loss of control both concretely and metaphorically: at times equilibrium is expressed as a physical task while in others as a metaphor, life goal, or political reality.

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“And/Or” Video Art Program

This program of video art at Parallel brings together works which take on the topic of nature through a variety of approaches and means; Each video articulates its own position and point of view in relation to nature, as a site, a place, as reality or as concept.

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“And/Or” Video Art Program
“And/Or” Video Art Program

This program of video art at Parallel brings together works which take on the topic of nature through a variety of approaches and means; Each video articulates its own position and point of view in relation to nature, as a site, a place, as reality or as concept.

“PPARRALLELL” Video Screening
“PPARRALLELL” Video Screening

PPaRRaLLeLL, the third iteration of video-art screening at Parallel, is comprised of a series of pairs. Each video is coupled with an odd partner, a pairing that exposes hidden motifs and unearths surprising themes.

“PPARRALLELL” Video Screening

PPaRRaLLeLL, the third iteration of video-art screening at Parallel, is comprised of a series of pairs. Each video is coupled with an odd partner, a pairing that exposes hidden motifs and unearths surprising themes.

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“Running in Circles” Video Screening

August 1st through September 23rd
“Walking Along the Lines” – Parallel’s first video art program – presented a series of video works that focused on articulating and exploring movement.

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“Running in Circles” Video Screening
“Running in Circles” Video Screening

August 1st through September 23rd
“Walking Along the Lines” – Parallel’s first video art program – presented a series of video works that focused on articulating and exploring movement.

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