A simple film; a single line for a single shot: Bruce Baillie's All My Life and replacing the Ella Fitzgerald song with another. It's a meditation of sorts of neighborliness, quick pics and the parahistorical, the almost, the becoming.
Jesse Malmed is an artist and curator, working in video, performance, text, occasional objects and their gaps and overlaps. He has performed, screened and exhibited at museums, microcinemas, film festivals, galleries, bars and barns, including recent solo presentations at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography, University of Chicago’s Film Studies Center, Roots and Culture, the Echo Park Film Center, Chicago Cultural Center among others. Additionally, Jesse programs at the Nightingale Cinema, co-directs the mobile exhibition space Trunk Show, instigates Western Pole and directed the Live to Tape Artist Television Festival. His writing has appeared in Incite Journal, YA5, OMNI Reboot, Big Big Wednesday, Temporary Art Review, Bad at Sports and Cine-File. A native of Santa Fe, Jesse earned his BA at Bard College and his MFA at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was named a Breakout Artist by Newcity in 2014.