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2014 Biennial

Andrew Bujalski
in Conversation with Stuart Comer

Sun, Mar 9, 2014  4 PM

Location: Whitney Museum Second Floor (Kaufman Astoria Studios Film and Video Gallery)

Filmmaker Andrew Bujalski will discuss his film Computer Chess with 2014 Biennial curator Stuart Comer. Computer Chess transports viewers to an earlier moment in technology—a chess tournament in 1980 where brilliant, but socially awkward, computer scientists test their programming and logic skills in a tournament pitting bulky computers against one another. Bujalski is also known for films including Funny Ha-Ha and Mutual Appreciation.

Free with Museum admission. Admittance is on a first-come, first-seated basis until capacity is reached. Late admittance is strongly discouraged; please arrive early.

Andrew Bujalski, still from Computer Chess, 2013. NTSC analog video, black-and-white, sound; 92 minutes. © 2013 Computer Chess LLC.; courtesy the artist. Photograph by Alex Lipschultz

Andrew Bujalski, still from Computer Chess, 2013. NTSC analog video, black-and-white, sound; 92 minutes. © 2013 Computer Chess LLC.; courtesy the artist. Photograph by Alex Lipschultz