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SF Cinematheque CROSSROADS 2023

CROSSROADS 2023 September 8–10 presented by San Francisco Cinematheque curated by Steve Polta CROSSROADS 2023 is the fourteenth manifestation of Cinematheque’s annual film festival. CROSSROADS 2023 features 62 works of film, video and performance by 61 artists representing 20 countries and territories presented in 10 curated programs. Cinematheque is proud to announce that, of these 61 featured artists, 31 are receiving their CROSSROADS debut… Read more »

OpenScreening: Now accepting submissions!

Do you have a film you’ve made recently? A project in the works you want some fresh eyes on? Something you made back in high school that you think is a hidden gem? ATA is once again doing Open Screening on January 7th, and we are looking for your unseen masterpiece! Open Screening is where we invite… Read more »

We Got This, Bay Area!

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ATA is doing its part to promote a healthy space for the exhibition of innovative art and the exchange of non-conformist ideas… and complying with the order to shelter in place through April 7 June 1 indefinitely.

Shapeshifters Cinema

Shapeshifters Cinema and Brewery Promises Art Film Refuge in an Oakland Victorian By Sam Lefebvre Kathleen Quillian (L) and Gilbert Guerrero (R) founded Shapeshifters as an experimental film series in 2012. (Sam Lefebvre/KQED) In the Bay Area, alternative exhibition spaces for experimental film and video have long provided artists of the moving image a sense of… Read more »


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ATA co presents CAT STICKS at 3rd i’s Film Festival — .  CAT STICKS New People Cinema, San FranciscoFriday November 8th at 9:00 pm Hailed as one of the “most gorgeous and affecting films” presented at Slamdance Film Fest in recent years,this haunting film follows the stories of several heroin addicts over the course of one… Read more »

SF Cinematheque presents: CROSSROADS 10

presented June 7–9 by San Francisco Cinemathequeand the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  curated by Steve Poltaall programs at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art151 Third Street (at Mission) in SFdownload festival Press Release herepress inquiries please contact [email protected]#xrdsxTickets for all screenings as well as Saturday/Sunday day passes available here Pictured above: Lines of Force (2018) by Dan Browne CROSSROADS 10… Read more »

ATA co-presents:

UP DOWN & SIDEWAYS NEW PEOPLE CINEMA, SAN FRANCISCO SUNDAY NOV 4TH 2:45 PM Hypnotic rhythms and complex polyphonic music reverberate through the hills of Nagaland in this portrait of an indigenous community and their remarkable musical traditions, set in the alluring northeast of India. Use promotional code “cp_2018” when purchasing tickets for ‘Up Down… Read more »

Save The Redstone Labor Temple

RLTA Organizing for Community Ownership of Iconic 1914 Redstone Building Goal is to preserve San Francisco’s defining center for creative organizing San Francisco —The Redstone Labor Temple Association (“RLTA”) has announced that it is working with the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) to be in escrow to purchase the 55,000-square-foot Redstone Labor Temple, located in… Read more »

OPEN SCREENING – Summer 2018 recap

Open Screening has been great fun in 2018!  Here are some of the artists who have participated, and their works.  Thanks to all artists, filmmakers, and attendees! SEPTEMBER 2018 AMJ Order to Escalate Child Jerry Barrish I Will Be Alex Bruillet Suburban Velocity Kelsey Ellison Monologue: Stacy’s First Sex Experience You Ain’t You Till You’ve… Read more »

OPEN SCREENING – May 2018 Recap

We had a great turnout and a great batch of films at May’s Open Screening.  Thanks to all who came and screened. Alex Brouillet The Enigma of Sydney Fowler Alex Selland Birds, Ships, Docks I Assume You Know Nothing Lars Skovgaard Laursen Mame Dave O’Shea Peanut Butter & Butter Billy & the Easter Bunny Esther… Read more »

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Back by popular demand Hanky Code The Movie with special short film Cruising Elsewhere preceding. Bringing Queer Sexy back to San Francisco. Cruising Elsewhere Whatever happened to Wohler Beach? Oral histories and spectral pornography resurrect memories of a once legendary Russian River gay beach in this sexy short. Dir. Ryan White 13 Min. Hanky Code… Read more »

The House On Lucky Street (Indiegogo)

Indiegogo: THE HOUSE ON LUCKY STREET This newest short film was written by award-winning filmmaker, SHANI HECKMAN (Wrong Bathroom & America’s Most Unwanted) and blends documentary with fictional story-telling to tell this unique ghost story centered around displacement in San Francisco. THE HOUSE ON LUCKY STREET is a short film about the last two residents in the haunted Victorian at 13… Read more »

ATA co presents  LAST MAN IN DHAKA CENTRAL at 3rd i’s annual Film Festival

ATA co presents  LAST MAN IN DHAKA CENTRAL at 3rd i’s annual Film Festival SUNDAY NOV 12TH , 5:00 PM NEW PEOPLE CINEMA, SF Filmmaker in Person! Filmmaker Naeem Mohaiemen brings his razor-sharp critique and keen awareness of global politics to the conversation, as he probes Peter Custers, a Dutch journalist who traveled half-way across the world to… Read more »

ATA co-presents at 3rd i South Asian Film Festival

 Kaul (A Calling) Saturday November 12 @ 1:00 pm  (Screening @ Castro Theatre) Aadish Keluskar’s bold and innovative “Kaul” can only be described as a truly transformative cinematic experience. Deeply inspired by the films of Tarkovsky and Bela Tarr, and firmly rooted in a Marathi milieu, Keluskar delivers a uniquely visceral film that brings equal… Read more »

SF Cinematheque and Gray Area present: Perpetual Motion

September 16–December 7, 2016 Gray Area / Grand Theater  2665 Mission Street  San Francisco PERPETUAL MOTION Perpetual Motionis the most comprehensive convergence of international performance cinema practitioners ever assembled in the Bay Area. Presented over seven evenings September 16–December 7, 2016, with all artists performing in person, this series is curated by San Francisco Cinematheque… Read more »

Call For Submission

The Echo Park Film Center is currently seeking film submissions for a 5 part series showcasing experimental work by filmmakers of color based in the United States. We’re looking for works that fall under the any of following categories: Portraits of Self and Identity, Found and Appropriated Footage, Social Justice, Dance, Movement, and Rhythm, Cameraless… Read more »

TIMELESS MOTION: Giving Form to the Ephemeral

Retrospectroscope (1996) by Kerry Laitala, plexiglass disc with silver gelatin transparencies on rotating motor, 5’ diameter disk x 4

TIMELESS MOTION: Giving Form to the Ephemeral by Kathleen Quillian with contributions from Timeless Motion artists’: Antonella Bonfanti, Paul Clipson, Keith Evans, Kerry Laitala, Jeanne Liotta, Scott Stark and Mark Wilson. Timeless Motion is a gallery exhibition featuring cinematic installations by seven experimental moving image artists that reveals the science and magic behind cinema. Using… Read more »

Better Homes & Gardens Today Window + Gallery Closing Party

The Window Gallery: a “space for…conversations…about death” — Still time to see this strong work.

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The following essay is a powerful statement on how our society’s refusal to embrace death causes more suffering. Come by and see how Angela Simione faced the problem. Through March 2015. She got sick when I was 29. When I was thirty, she died. It was January. Cold. I curled up with my crochet hook and… Read more »

ATA Window Gallery: Kit Young, Believing is Seeing

ATA Window Gallery presents the opening reception for Kit Young, Believing is Seeing, February 6th, 7-9pm. I am is an interdisciplinary multimedia artist working in the combined genres of video, sound, kinetic sculpture, and performance. I also sketch, draw and journal to keep my eye­ to­ hand connection fresh, to catalogue ideas and images, and to keep some roots in… Read more »


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” A NOMAD EYE” Allen Myers is a unique and talented photographer, film maker, writer and humanitarian. On January 15th, 2006, he made a life changing decision to change something in the world. With a backpack of clothes, a camera and a journal he headed to Turino Italy which was the first of many destinations. The… Read more »

ATA Window Gallery: Kit Young, opening reception


ATA Window Gallery presents the opening reception for Kit Young, Believing is Seeing, February 6th, 7-9pm. I am is an interdisciplinary multimedia artist working in the combined genres of video, sound, kinetic sculpture, and performance. I also sketch, draw and journal to keep my eye­ to­ hand connection fresh, to catalogue ideas and images, and to keep some roots in… Read more »

ATA Window Gallery Opening Reception: Gray Tolhurst


ATA Window Gallery Gray Tolhurst Opening Reception: January 14th, 6:30-8:30 PM Gray Tolhurst is a writer/artist currently based in San Francisco, CA. His works utilize a synthesis of outmoded and modern technology in order to bridge the past and the future through the medium of the present. In this way, the works are both memories… Read more »

January 12 – 26, 2014: This Week at ATA

January 12 – 26, 2014 —– Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 8:00 pm, $7-$10 Periwinkle Cinema: Pablo Oliverio’s UN OVNI SOBRE MI CAMA Curated by Gentry McShane, Periwinkle is excited to present an international feature film this month. Coming all the way from Buenos Aires, Argentina: Pablo Oliverio’s UN OVNI SOBRE MI CAMA, a film in… Read more »

Welcome to 2015


We Began 2014 with a screening of the important historical document “Screaming Queens,” and ended with the lyrical “Moments of Being.” In between we hosted scores of programs encompassing film, video, performance, music, and visual art – which spilled out our window and onto the walls of our gallery. Everything from experimental film to queer… Read more »

see also: Better Homes and Gardens Today continues at the Roxie Theater

The tech firms did not show up at ATA, but a few of their workers helped out, and you can now at the Roxie through January 15, 2015…and continue online:

Showing Up: “Almost Public/Semi-Exposed” in ATA’s Window


  For the month of November, 2014, ATA’s window was animated by daily inhabitancies. Each day, a different artist or group of artists installed themselves in the storefront window, occupying it for a range of one to 48 hours. Their actions varied from just being there to performing music to outraged/ous splattering of substances. In the words of the ATA Window… Read more »

ATA Window Gallery – Jared Radin


Opening Reception: Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 6-8:30PM Jared Radin was raised in New Jersey and received a B.A. in American Studies from Wesleyan University.   We live in an unprecedented moment defined by rapid, worldwide change. The globalization of capital has created flows of people, goods, information, and culture that move across the Earth and… Read more »

Sunday November 30, 6PM: Closing reception for the Almost Public window series


Tonight: Window Performances continue; “Sweet Work” Film Trio screens in the theater

Winding down the month’s excellent window performance series: Tessa Siddle (11/28, 12pm-8pm) Marcelle Marais, Princess VuVu and the Undead Machine (11/29) Closing Reception (11/30)   You really have to be there to understand … or not. Each performance is different, and they all transform the social-spatial dynamics of the sidewalk and street. Tonight in the theatre, San Francisco Cinematheque presents Sarah Jane… Read more »

ATA On The Radio: The “last bastion of freak culture” on Valencia turns 30

The good people at KALW have done a feature on ATA’s 30th birthday. Take a listen here:

Almost Public/Semi-Exposed: Installed Performance at ATA

This November, ATA Window Gallery is excited to present a series of installed performances ranging from movement to musical, ritual to reenactment, interactive to endurance. All month long, walk on by, peek inside – free for all curious passers by! Featuring: April Dean (11/8, 11/9) Mirabelle Jones (11/15) Dan and Cheryl (11/16) Amanda Chaudhary (11/17)… Read more »

One Summer, Two Analog Views: The Art of Hanna Quevedo & Joshua Nissen King


This October and November the ATA Gallery is featuring a collaboration by two San Francisco based artists, photographer Hanna Quevedo and painter Joshua Nissen King. Here’s a selection of pieces from their show.             Relevant Links:  


ATA is pleased to co-present at:  3rd i’s 12th ANNUAL SF INTERNATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL  (Nov 6-9 in San Francisco; Nov 15 in Palo Alto) ————————————————————– Psychedelic Cinema: Radhe, Radhe + Shorts Nov 9, 2014 5:30 pm  New People Cinema An explosion of color and sound on the silver screen captures the essence of this program of shorts. In… Read more »

“Home” for Sale

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          Better Homes & Gardens Today Megan Wilson and Christopher Statton are in ATA’s display window, painting hundreds of signs with one word on them: “Home.” Black letters and a flower spell out the word in English or other languages, each on a solid color background. Sold in pairs for $100,… Read more »

October Window Performance – Action to raise consciousness about HOME; Receptions + Dialogs October 29 & 30, 7PM

Stop by ATA to see the artists at work during the day, then join in the Receptions + Dialogs October 29 & 30, 7PMFor Better Homes & Gardens Today Artists Christopher Statton and Megan Wilson have partnered with the Gubbio Project, the Coalition On Homelessness, and At The Crossroads to: 1) Heighten awareness around “home” and the realities… Read more »

This Week at ATA : October 13 – 27, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 7:00 pm 18th Annual Arab Film Festival: Short Program 1 The Arab Film Festival is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the country. Shorts Program 1 : 98 min Sled 12:00 min Wishing Well 15:20 min Egyptian Sons 30:00 min In Her Eyes 10:10 min Though… Read more »

LISTEN TO THIS SH*T! An Interview with Guillermo Sanchez del Corral and Rafael Saenz of “Poop Is Art and Vice Versa”

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Guillermo and Rafa are 30-something entrepreneurs who make art from a material that makes most of us cringe. Not unfamiliar to challenging taboos, they run a gift poop delivery service called I Poop You, which allows anyone with an imagination to express his or her most nuanced emotions towards loved ones via six flavors of… Read more »

Anne McGuire Talks ‘The Freddy McGuire Show’ (Performance on Friday, 8 p.m.)

Bay Area-artist Anne McGuire says she doesn’t mind when her performance partner tries to trip her up while singing live. McGuire, a prolific video and performance artist, sings original and often improvised lyrics while longtime collaborator Wobbly (Jon Leidecker) provides accompaniment with a synthesizer and sampler. Usually they perform alongside video McGuire has shot. While she sings, Wobbly likes… Read more »

see also: KQED’s series Truly California celebrates 10 years with “It Came From Kuchar” now on YouTube!

Just in time for our Kuchar  mini-fest September 25 (Mike Kuchar) & 26 (George Kuchar‘s gorgeous weather diaries) see our Calendar Laugh, squirm and possibly shed a tear when KQED 9 profiles Bay Area filmmaking legends George and Mike Kuchar in the Truly CA broadcast premiere of It Came from Kuchar.   See ‘It… Read more »

October 24th, 2014 FLAMINGOS by Antero Alli…filmmaker in Person


Twin sisters Beatrice and Zoe are in love with Ray, a hypnotist-bank robber obsessed by apocalyptic visions. Though Beatrice and Ray are married, Ray runs off with the more free-spirited Zoe and they abscond to a seedy motel to plot their future together. Meanwhile, Beatrice files for divorce and two metaphysical entities from a dream-like Bardo realm take interest in their fates in… Read more »

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September 25 Mike Kuchar: New & Recent Works


Thursday, September 25, 2014, 8:00 pm Over two nights, ATA celebrates the life and works of the hugely influential filmmaker brothers George Kuchar (1942-2011) and Mike Kuchar. Night one focuses on new and recent works by Mike Kuchar, feature the “SoulSearching” and generation Z series.Program: LOST BLUESSUMMER SINSSOULSEACKERS NONSENSICLE CHASING SHADOWS GENERATION Z THE SPIDER’S… Read more »

September 26, see also: After the George Kuchar show, a wild party at open studios…


Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:00 pm The second of two nights celebrating the life and works of the hugely influential filmmaker brothers George Kuchar (1942-2011) and Mike Kuchar. George Kuchar’s long and loving interest in extreme weather is most poignantly portrayed in his “weather diary” films depicting his tornado-chasing exploits during severe storm seasons in… Read more »

October 7: David Finkelstein’s “Suggestive Gestures”


Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 8:00 pm, $7-$10 Traveling along the path of a labyrinth, the viewer passes through a series of extremely diverse landscapes, which are created through lush animation, evocative orchestral music, and rich dialog, in which words are used as much for rhythm and texture as they are for meaning. A man and… Read more »

Gallery Opening October 1st: HANNA QUEVEDO In collaboration with JOSHUA NISSEN KING – DOUBLE EXPOSURE…ATA Gallery

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HANNA QUEVEDO In collaboration with JOSHUA NISSEN KING   – DOUBLE EXPOSURE Gallery Opening October 1st – 2014 6-9pm Hanna’s photos will be hung gallery style spaced with slightly more breath between each image allowing for the continuation of the images by King’s intuitive site specific painting. King will extend the palette of the images… Read more »

Views from today’s marathon: a gold mine of recent local history…


Images from Marshall Weber’s “Beautiful Losers” The 30 hour marathon included a wealth of films that documented San Francisco’s recent history in an essential way. They were not made for that purpose, but created by people inside of the experience and culture of the times. Very recent times. The Hamm’s brewery with the punks who were squatting… Read more »

Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller discuss their process and latest film, “The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden” (Screening Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m.)

“The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden,” the latest documentary from San Francisco filmmakers Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller, was made from a highly unlikely set of circumstances. Eighty-year-old archival film, celebrity voice overs and interviews with Galapagos residents were blended together to tell this incredible true story, which premiered at Telluride Film Festival in 2013… Read more »

30th Anniversary Special OpenScreening Pictures Speak (tomorrow night 9/4/14 8pm)


Interesting stills from art in motion to be seen at our 30th Anniversary Special OpenScreening tomorrow night! And fork over some money so we can upgrade our equipment and continue to bring you great cinema!  

Eye on the past, moving forward with liona Berger and Others! This Thursday Sept. 4, 8PM

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  Artists’ Television Access presents a unique night of short films by the very artists that help make our organization possible. We’ll be showcasing an eclectic arrangement of work by ATA members past and present. 8-bit soundtracks, mix-media dialogues, medieval ‘apple knocking’ , night-vision basement punk shows, VHS rap video mash-ups, San Francisco fog and Mary Lou Williams, and time traveling cows… Read more »

see also: The G Spot

A public service announcement from Artists’ Television Access: 2014-15 GLBT History Museum Program Series The GLBT History Museum’s 2014-15 Special Program Series, “The G Spot: Gentrification, Transformation and Queer San Francisco,” is co-sponsored by San Francisco State University. It tackles how the history of GLBT belonging and marginalization has been intertwined with the city’s processes… Read more »

What Eat Drink Films is saying about us (Johnny Ray Huston)

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August 25 – September 7, 2014 This Week at ATA – Special 30th Anniversary Events!


Please chip in now to our 30th anniversary fund drive Click here to update our infrastructure! Thursday, September 4, 2014, 8:00 pm, $7-$10 OPENSCREENING — ATA FILM & VIDEOS Special Edition Artists’ Television Access presents a unique night of short films by the very artists that help make our organization possible. We’ll be showcasing an… Read more »


ARTISTS’ TELEVISION ACCESS (ATA) CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF RADICAL SAN FRANCISCO FILM AND VIDEO THIS SEPTEMBER ATA LIVES! is a season-long festival of screenings, performances, events, parties and more Watch the ATA Lives! video documentary September 4-26, 2014 at Artists’ Television Access 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 ATA on Facebook: Video: Mission Eye… Read more »

September 4, 8pm: OpenScreening Special Edition!

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OPEN SCREENING — ATA FILM & VIDEOS Artist Television Access presents a unique night of short films by the very artists that help make our organization possible. We’ll be showcasing an eclectic arrangement of work by ATA members past and present. 8-bit soundtracks, mix-media dialogues, medieval ‘apple knocking’ , night-vision basement punk shows, VHS rap… Read more »

See also: our curator Carmen B at The Public Works

Another great show in the community, curated by ATA’s gallery curator, Carmen Belmonte, at Rollup Gallery/The Public Works.: Periphery by Joshua Nissen King Be sure to support ATA in our 30th Anniversary and join us for special events!

Important Public Service Announcement from Eviction Free San Francisco-events today and upcoming

ATA is providing this message as a public service. Please support us and the communities we serve: From Eviction Free San Francisco: Real Estate Reality Tour: Stop the Eviction of the Silva-LainezFamily When: Saturday Aug 16th at 2:00pm Where: 24th and Mission St. EFSF is endorsing this action to keep the Sergio Silva-Lainez family… Read more »

¡O No Coronado! Sonic Outlaws…what to do?

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Saturday suggestion: $tart your weekend by $upporting ATA.<br />
Then mark your calendar for out 30th anniversary events, preceded by this week

Saturday suggestion: $tart your weekend by $upporting ATA. Then mark your calendar for out 30th anniversary events, preceded by this week’s programs… see also:

ATA is in the company of Duchamp, well well well!!!

and you thought potty humor was lowbrow… What Mission Local is saying about us… All the more reason to support us now because ATA Lives! And like us on Facebook!

see also: (listen also) Tonight: Haden Tribute Jazz Library; Cowboy Glamrock, Harmonica Revolution

To celebrate having supported ATA, stop by the Bernal library for jazz and then hit Brick and Mortar for cowboy glam rock Celebrating Charlie Haden’s Music August 13 6:30-8:30PM at the Bernal Heights Library. Two full sets of tunes by (or associated with) jazz bassist Charlie Haden, who passed away last month. Featuring Bruno Pelletier-Bacquaert on… Read more »

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Click now to see what it’s all about! Just thought we’d assk — how about chipping in to our challenge grant now? Your bucks will do double duty, and not only help us upgrade our equipment, but support programs like our window installations and art gallery!

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This Week At ATA


August 4 – 18, 2014 Help ATA meet a challenge grant for updated projection equipment : ATA LIVES-– —-Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 6:00 pm “POOP IS ART AND VICE VERSA” (opening) “POOP IS ART AND VICE VERSA” is an exhibition featuring the latest works by internationally uncelebrated artists, Guillermo Sanchez and Rafael Saenz, founders of… Read more »

Why ATA OpenScreeing is rewarding…

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Since the olden days, folks lucky enough to know about the OpenScreening on the first Thursday of each month have been receiving prizes. Yep, not only the gift of amazin’ movies made by yokels local and far-flung too, but actual prizes!! So after y’all fill up on free wine n’ cheeses at them art galleries… Read more »

Challenge grant to help ATA in its 30th year! Artists’ Television Access turns 30 in September — and needs your support to meet a challenge grant! We have a great lineup of celebratory events throughout the month of September, which we hope you’ll be able to attend: We have been awarded a coveted challenge grant from the San Francisco’s Voluntary Arts Contribution Fund… Read more »

Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Art Forces, the Estria Foundation and NorCal Friends of Sabeel present: Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural   A public works and community-building project created by 12 artists from across the globe in the pursuit of illuminating the power of art to affect social change      Mural Dedication: August 10, 2014 1-4 pm 26th… Read more »

This Week at ATA: The Revolutionary Optimists + POOP IS ART…+ OpenScreening + Dr. Hawaii & Jezus: El Teror! & Death Wish 6: The Eviction + SF Cinematheque presents : Pablo Marin In Person

This Week at ATA: The Revolutionary Optimists + POOP IS ART…+ OpenScreening + Dr. Hawaii & Jezus: El Teror! & Death Wish 6: The Eviction + SF Cinematheque presents : Pablo Marin In Person —-Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:30 pm The Revolutionary Optimists Presented by The America India Foundation, (AIF) Young Professionals,”The Revolutionary Optimists, ”… Read more »

Wednesday August 6/6pm: “POOP IS ART AND VICE VERSA”


I POO YOU PRESENT: “POOP IS ART AND VICE VERSA” OPENING: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6TH 2014 6 – 10PM ATA GALLERY (Artists Television Access) 992 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110 “POOP IS ART AND VICE VERSA” is an exhibition featuring the latest works by internationally uncelebrated artists, Guillermo Sanchez and Rafael Saenz, founders of…. Read more »

Marya Krogstad’s Figurations at Artists Television Access

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Works by Marya Krogstad Friday July 18, 2014, 7:30PM-Opening for Window Installation (installation viewable July 2- 30, 2014) 8:30PM-Screening (4th in the Systems-Power-Identity series, curated by Claire Bain) Free. Donations accepted to benefit ATA’s 30th Anniversary celebration, September 2014 Marya Krogstad is a Bay Area artist who has exhibited nationally and internationally. She is currently… Read more »

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:30 pm The Revolutionary Optimists


Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:30 pm Presented by The America India Foundation, (AIF) Young Professionals, Emmy-nominated  film, ”The Revolutionary Optimists ” captures the inspiring stories of young South Asians as trail-blazing agents of change. In the slums of Calcutta, Amlan Ganguly and his proteges – Shika, Salim, Kajal and Priyanka – use street theater, dance, and data as… Read more »

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4:00 pm, Cyclone <<>> poetry

Cyclone! Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4:00 pm, Free   poetry reading with Jamie Townsend, Dodie Bellamy, Amy Berkowitz and Aaron Simon.  

Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00 pm: Sistah Sinemah celebrating Black Lesbian motherhood

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Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00 pm Inspired by the lives of Audre Lorde and StaceyAnn Chin, Sistah Sinema compiled this collection of shorts celebrating Black Lesbian motherhood. Celebrating Black Lesbian Motherhood If She Grows Up Gay: A blue collar African American mother talks about her pregnancy and raising her daughter with her lesbian lover. Brooklyn’s Bridge… Read more »

see also: Right Window

Stand in front of ATA in the month of July, and you will see two parallel universes: Marya Krogstad’s black and white bright balances on the left; on the right, a riot of tech detritus: Cyber Beach Party


STARVELAB W/ PATRICE SCANLON + RAJA THE RESIDENT ALIEN Saturday, July 19, 2014, 8:00 pm, $7-10 sliding A night of intermedia with Michael Trigilio’s project SUGAR, a collection of analog modular synthesis music, made of sounds that are dreamy, druggy, sweet, gnawing and served with doses of noise to run down the edges of each… Read more »

July 11, 8pm … Cyber Beach Party & nanobytes

Cyber Beach Party & nanobites Friday, July 11, 2014, 8:00 pm, $7 Cyber Beach Party, Gary Fembot, 20 mins. Cyber Beach Party is a celebration of e-waste. Techno-trash just has to end up somewhere, what better place than Cyber Beach with host Bibi Brioche, co-host Selexa and the danseparc dansers? Using laptops as go-go platforms… Read more »

Marya Krogstad: July Window Installation and Screening

Combination screening and opening for the July window installation by Marya Krogstad. Opening July 18 at 7:30PM…Screening at 8:30PM Window installation: July 2 – 30, 2014… A short program of S8/16mm film (DVT) and video– includes the new film, “108,” influenced by Maya Deren’s “Meditation on Violence.” Krogstad addresses concepts of transience and the encounter…. Read more »