Jem Cohen, This Climate, 2017

Program 2: strange weather

Friday, June 7, 2019

9:15 p.m.

Free for SFMOMA members, (pick up tickets from the Minna Box Office, Ticketing, or Membership).

$10 Cinematheque members

$12 general

Program 2 will feature artists Emily Chao, Jon-Sesrie Goff, and Lydia Moyer in attendance.

“Lydia Moyer’s masterful The Forcing caps a program of bracing, insistent views of turbulent times: glimpses of the shattered American landscape in the context of global climate change, political contraction, resistance, conflict, survival, and the strange immediacy of life experienced through screens. Suns beat our bones down while buzzard drones wing around. Confrontations with the infinite image bank stream through an abiding universe.”

― San Francisco Cinematheque


No Land |Emily Chao | 2018

“A darkly mysterious landscape study. The infiltration of natural space.” (Steve Polta)

This Climate | Jem Cohen | 2017

“Jem Cohen assembles images that demonstrate the economization of public space. This Climate is not about the change of weather but the change of mental constitution.” (Video Data Bank)

A Post Post-Racial Apolitical Ode (Colored Collage #3) | Jon-Sesrie Goff | 2018

“Inspired by Anthony Mackey’s serial poem Song of the Andoumboulou, this work systematically integrates a 1940 Negro Primary School Reader, computer-generated mixed media, video outtakes, and personal iPhone videos.” (Jon-Sesrie Goff)

The Forcing | Lydia Moyer | 2018

“An insistent collage of images and sound that muddles the quiet detail of flora and fauna with the chaotic noise of mass upheaval. Boundaries between climate change and the struggle for social justice dissolve, placing them side-by-side on the cosmic continuum.” (Lydia Moyer)

Full program details here.

SFMOMA is proud to partner with San Francisco Cinematheque in the presentation of CROSSROADS 10.