Meekling TALKS are fictional lectures for lifetime learners and people who want to KNOW, regardless of the facts.
2018 Fall Lecture Series, First Tuesdays at Elastic Arts (3429 W Diversey 2nd Floor, Chicago), $5 suggested donation, $10 gets you a sick zine
September 4: Matt Mongelia on AI Writing, B. Quinn on Cabbage and Anna Wolfe-Pauly on Tender Surface. / / / / With break-out micro-TALKS by Meekling’s v. own Nick Davis (on the topic of Windmills) and John Wilmes (on the subject of Cranes).
October 2: Natasha Mijares on finding the Celia Cruz in everything, Lynn Crawford as Detective Paula Regossy, Ben McFadden on Bruce Jazz. / / / / With micro-TALKS: Chelsea Fiddyment on being a trash baby, and Fabienne Elie on kite-flying and why we should all be doing it.
Previous Talks can be found: on meekling’s youtube channel
application for lecturers
Please complete the application below if you’re interesting in presenting a lecture. These will be taking place on certain Tuesdays in September-November at Elastic Arts in Chicago.
Meekling TALKS are fictional lectures, we ask you to educate us about something strange from the far-reaches of your imagination. See the youtube link above for past examples. Our lecturers usually incorporate a slideshow or visual element of some kind. Get as weird & performative as you want.
TALKS are about 20 minutes long, and this year we’re introducing MICRO-TALKS, which will be 5 minutes or less. Please sign up below!