FREE THURSDAY IS THE WALKER'S WEEKLY SAMPLER OF FREE TALKS, FILMS, AND
EVENTS. THIS MONTH, DROP BY TO MEET CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS WORKING IN FILM,
DANCE, NEW MEDIA, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND SCULPTURE. AND STICK AROUND LATE--UNTIL
9 PM--FOR A CHANCE TO WIN THE BOOK-OF-THE-WEEK, A CASH BAR OFFERING DRINKS
AND SNACKS, FREE GALLERY ACCESS, AND MORE.
FREE FILMS: SPEED RACER: WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF VIC CHESNUTT, 7 PM
INTRODUCED BY DIRECTOR PETER SILLEN
A compelling portrait of extraordinary singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt. 1993, U.S., 30 minutes.
LOST BOOK FOUND
INTRODUCED BY DIRECTOR JEM COHEN
The discovery of a notebook serves as the key to a hidden city and its layered artifacts. 1996, U.S., 37 minutes.
FREE WARE: VICTORIA VESNA, 7 PM
Free Ware is the Walker's free series of talks showcasing new media. It debuts this month with pioneering new-media artist Victoria Vesna.
FREE FILMS: AMBER CITY, 6:30 PM
Jem Cohen's fantastic tour of an unnamed Italian city. 1999, U.S., 48 minutes.
BLOOD ORANGE SKY
Cohen's video tribute to Catania, Sicily, which captures the sights of a city without tourists. 1999, U.S., 26 minutes.
FREE TALK: TALKING DANCE WITH RALPH LEMON AND NARI WARD, 8 PM
Dancer-choreographer Ralph Lemon and visual artist Nari Ward discuss their collaborative process in developing Tree, Lemon's new dance-theater piece with set designs by Ward. According to Lemon, Ward's installation is "a live work of art" that will guide the narrative of the performance.