Articles by Beth Capper

Activist Archiving with Mona Jimenez

Activist Archiving with Mona Jimenez

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video The oft-repeated cliche about the early video movement in the United States is that it was driven by …

JoAnn Elam’s Everyday People

JoAnn Elam’s Everyday People

For the past year, I have been volunteering at Chicago Film Archives, an organization that serves as a repository for films regional to the Midwest. Recently, I have been archiving …

Shirley with Camera

Building The Pleasure Palace Theater of the Future: Archiving Shirley Clarke’s Early Video Work

Building The Pleasure Palace Theater of the Future: Archiving Shirley Clarke’s Early Video Work

Being a fan of “themes,” my posts as guest blogger for Art21 will revolve around (digital) archives and feminist/women’s art (histories), issues that my own work is heavily concerned with. …

Sunday Soup at InCUBATE

Flash Points

Experimental Economies: Talking with Chicago’s InCUBATE

Flash Points

Experimental Economies: Talking with Chicago’s InCUBATE

In the current state of financial precariousness, artists and arts administrators need to build mutually beneficial trust economies and supportive networks to rally for funding. And with arts institutions and …