America Is Hard To See: Film And Video Screenings

Day is Done

MON, May 4, 2015
3–5:50 pm

Location: Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

Mike Kelley based his 2005–6 Day is Done on a series of high school yearbook photographs of “extracurricular activities,” which Kelley transformed into a fractured, quasi-narrative musical that cycles through themes such as personal trauma, the structure of the institution, repressed memory, mass cultural ritual, and adolescence. 

Mike Kelley (b. 1954, Detroit, MI; d. 2012, South Pasadena, CA) Day Is Done, 2005–6. Video, color, sound; 169 min. Purchase with funds from Randy Slifka 2009.128

This screening is free with Museum admission.