In 2003, Sears animated the explicit illustrations in The Joy of Sex and scored it with a Casio-keyboard version of Foreigners I Want to Know What Love Is, and its pretty awesome. As part of its Video Jam series, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is screening a selection of her videos, and Sears will be on hand to talk about her process and field questions. We highly recommend getting to know Searss original voice its abstract and weird, and also funny, smart and accessible.
Todays Video Jam also features work by BE Johnny (Bree Edwards and Johnny DeKam), who recently collaborated on the A/V installation for The Menil Collections current exhibit Upside Down: Arctic Realities. 6:30 p.m. 5216 Montrose. For information, call 713‑284‑8250 or visit www.camh.org. Free.
Thu., June 23, 6:30 p.m., 2011