The Music Video as a Transformation Tool: Video Release and Lecture with Gran Om

Pilsen Outpost, El BeiSMan, Cultural Arts online magazine, and OPEN Center for the Arts, invite you to join filmmaker, Gran Om for a screening and discussion of his video on Wednesday, August 26th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the National Museum of Mexican Art. Immediately following the discussion there will be a reception for the artist.

One of Mexico’s most engaging and prolific filmmakers and graphic artists visits Chicago to present his most recent video work based on his project Music Video and Discourse. Known for works that confront the reality of Mexico’s social and political perspectives, in Music Video and Discourse, film is used as a tool for making tangible transformation by making visible present social conflicts. Gran Om is a filmmaker and graphic artist born and raised in Mexico City. His work is multidisciplinary, ranging from popular printing, gig posters and propaganda to filmmaking, documentaries and music videos that link social and political processes and human rights issues.

Gran Om is a filmmaker and graphic artist born and raised in Mexico City. His work is multidisciplinary, ranging from popular printing, gig posters and propaganda to filmmaking, documentaries and music videos that link social and political processes and human rights issues. As a graphic and visual artist, Gran Om has exhibited his work internationally. His last exhibit in Chicago 2014 in Pilsen was received with tremendous accolades.

 

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 7:00pm