Atom Egoyan: Steenbeckett
November 5, 2016 to January 2, 2017
Atom Egoyan: Steenbeckett (2002) brings to North America for the first time the Canadian filmmaker’s most important lens-based installation work to date. The extraordinary result of an Artangel commission for the former Museum of Mankind in London, U.K., Steenbeckett immerses the viewer in a continuously moving web of 35mm film strung floor to ceiling and wall to wall. Driven by a Steenbeck editing table, the 2,000-foot film loop features the last reel of Egoyan’s brilliant film adaptation of the Samuel Beckett play Krapp’s Last Tape. Contrasted with the digitally remastered version of the film that plays in an adjacent space, the installation contemplates the nature of memory and its recording while foregrounding Egoyan’s fascination with new and obsolescent technologies and the analog/digital divide. A major publication and international symposium accompanies the exhibition.
An Evening of Film and Conversation with Atom Egoyan and Noah Richler
Friday, November 4, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Join us at the MacKenzie for the World Premiere of the digital remaster of Atom Egoyan’s Krapp’s Last Tape, followed by a live conversation with internationally renowned artist and filmmaker Atom Egoyan and cultural critic Noah Richler.
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Master Class with Atom Egoyan
Friday, November 4, 2016 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Atom Egoyan delivers a Master Class for film practitioners and students. Participants will include fourth year Film and Creative Technologies students at the University of Regina; graduate students from Film, Creative Technologies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts; local arts organizations; and interested public. Free admission
Meet in the Middle: Stations of Migration and Memory Between Art and Film Symposium
November 2-5, 2016 | Multiple Venues
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Atom Egoyan: Streenbeckett and Meet in the Middle: Stations of Migration and Memory Between Art and Film Symposium are co-organized by the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Strandline Curatorial Collective and University of Regina, with financial support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Canada Council for the Arts, Saskatchewan Arts Board, SaskCulture, City of Regina, and University of Regina.
The organizers gratefully acknowledge the contributions of the University of Regina through the Faculty of Media+Art+Performance (Dean’s Office, Film Department, Interdisciplinary Studies, Visual Arts Department, Theatre Department), Campion College, Humanities Research Institute, VP Research and VP Academic Conference Fund; Coventry University; Dunlop Art Gallery; and Saskatchewan Filmpool