2011 Festival

The 2011 Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation took place on Saturday, November 5 and Sunday November 6, 2011. Screenings were held at DePaul University's CDM Theater, 247 S. State Street, Chicago. The festival was sponsored by DePaul University School of CIM and Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center.

The 2011 Eyeworks Festival was supported by a generous grant from the Propeller Fund.

PROGRAM 1
Saturday, November 5, 3:00 pm
80 minutes

Robert Breer - LMNO 9:30, 1978
Zeitguised - Peripetics 3:20, 2009
Max Hattler - AANAATT 4:45, 2010
Bill Porter - On Time Off 4:21, 2008
Thorsten Fleisch - Kosmos 5:30, 2004
James Otis - Jacob's Ladder 4:00, 1981
Mike Maryniuk - Tattoo Step 1:11, 2008
Barry Spinello - Soundtrack 10:00, 1969
Ed Ackerman - Primiti Too Taa 3:00, 1986
Atsushi Wada - In A Pig’s Eye 10:00, 2010
Lei Lei - Magic Cube and Ping-Pong 4:04, 2009
Niki Lindroth von Bahr - Tord and Tord 10:44, 2010
Peter Larsson - Seven Days in the Woods 6:00, 2010
Anthony Gross and Hector Hoppin - Joie de Vivre 9:00, 1936

PROGRAM 2: Festival Guest Lori Damiano
Saturday, November 5, 6:00 pm

Portland animator Lori Damiano will present a program of her work, including a special preview screening of her hand-drawn animation Lord I: The Records Keeper. Lori D’s highly energetic animations and illustrations have a distinctive graphic style and charm, and she has done work for a wide range of clients, including Yo Gabba Gabba, Girl Skateboard Co., and Bonnie Prince Billy. She earned an MFA in Experimental Animation from CalArts, and is the Animation Department Chair at the California State Summer School for the Arts. She writes a monthly column in The Skateboard Mag called “The Learnings of,” and works with the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland. 


PROGRAM 3
Sunday, November 6, 1:00 pm
65 minutes

Len Lye - Tusalava 10:00, 1929
Takashi Ito - Thunder 5:00, 1985
Eric Patrick - Ablution 13:00, 2001
Gary Beydler - Glass Face 3:00, 1975
Jesse McManus - Macavity 3:00, 2011
Eric Dyer - The Bellows March 5:30, 2009
Bendik Kaltenborn - The End 10:00, 2008
Paul Bush - While Darwin Sleeps 5:00, 2004
Johan Rijpma - Tape Generations 2:30, 2011
John Stehura - Cibernetik 5.3 8:00, 1961-65
Dalibor Barić - Pain so light that appears as tickle 4:05, 2010

PROGRAM 4
Sunday, November 6, 3:30 pm
70 minutes

Paul Rayment - Piano 2:00, 2010
Larry Jordan - Solar Sight 15:00, 2011
Josh Bonnetta - First Snow 2:00, 2004
Laura Heit - The Deep Dark 7:07, 2011
Scott Wolniak - Work Movie 2:40, 2001
Takashi Sawa - Mathematica 8:00, 2000
Nicolas Mahler - Mystery Music 5:00, 2009
Priit and Olga Pärn - Divers in the Rain 24:00, 2010

Looping works
Playing on monitors on view in the theater lobby throughout the festival

Julie Doucet - I Need An Escape Plan
Phenakistoscopes by Florent Ruppert and Jerome Mulot