Meekling TALKS

Meekling TALKS are fictional lectures for lifetime learners and people who want to KNOW, regardless of the facts.

Coming Soon

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.

November 6

Previous Talks can be found: on meekling’s youtube channel

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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!