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CV

Ej Nussbaum
emailofej@gmail.com
MFA, Moving Image, University of Illinois at Chicago (2020), Chicago IL
BA, Labor Studies and Visual Studies, Hampshire College (2016), Amherst MA

Screenings
2021
Chicago Filmmakers, Onion City Experimental Film + Video Festival, Avanti!, Chicago, IL
Gallery 400, MFA Thesis Show, This World Should be More Wonderful, Chicago IL 
Coop Gallery MicroCinema, 130, re-presenting 2020 Microcinema Film Festival, Nashville TN
Roman Susan, 130, Streetlight, Chicago IL

2020
Harkat Studios, 130, 16mm Film Festival, Mumbai, India
Chicago Filmmakers, 130, Spirit of Chicago Virtual Showcase, Chicago IL
Chicago Indie Awards, Chicago Pawners & Jewelers 2405 W Madison St Chicago, IL 60612, Chicago IL
ULTRAcinema, Avanti!, Festival de Cine Experimental y de Found Footage, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico
Coop Gallery MicroCinema, 130, Nashville TN
The Great Space 130, Bring Your Own Art, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL

2019
Labor in a Single Shot Screening, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
Feminist Lecture Series, 130, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL

2017
Video! Video! Zine Festival, Gratitude, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL
Video! Video! Zine, Gratitude, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL

2016
Fantasies Hungry as Bodies, Screenshot and Fulfillment, Critical Social Inquiry Division 3 Conference, Hampshire College, Amherst MA
Picture her story: a co-created [silent] multimedia exhibition, Hampshire College Red Barn, Amherst MA
Are Fetishists Real? From Mercantile Discourse to Queer Subjectivity, Five College Undergraduate Anthropology Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA
Ghosts of Slavery in BDSM Material College, Five College Film Studies Conference, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Professional Experience
2020 Film Production + Film Studies Tutor, Self employed, Toronto, Canada
2020 Creative Director of Video, Chicago Community Chorus, Chicago IL
2020 Undergraduate Instructor, Introduction to Moving Image, Spring Semester, University of Illinois at
Chicago, Chicago IL
2020 Teaching Practicum with Deborah Stratman, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL
2019 Undergraduate Instructor, Introduction to Moving Image, Fall Semester, University of Illinois at Chicago,
Chicago IL
2019 Teaching Practicum with Jesse Malmed, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL
2018-2020 Swim Instructor, Foss Swim School, Chicago IL
2018-2019 Audio Visual Technician, School of Art and Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL
2017 Production Assistant, Beti Films, Chicago IL
2016- 2018 Communications Video Intern, Local 1 Service Employees International Union, Chicago IL
2015 Legacy Media Archival Technician, Hampshire College Library, Amherst MA
2014 Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Great Depression/Great Recession, Hampshire College, Amherst
MA

Filmography
Follow or find by way of Michigan before New Year's Eve where Port Huron becomes Sarnia [2021, ongoing, digital video, color and b/w, sound]
Even the Sun Practices Time [2021, ongoing, archival video, color and b/w, sound]
Avanti! [2020, 16mm, archival video, color and b/w, sound]
I HATE NEW YEARS DAY! By Ej Nussbaum and Antonio Gramsci
Sons of Captain Grant
Some Single Human Beings
Chicago Pawners and Jewelers, 2405 W Madison St. Chicago, IL, 60612 [2020, video, color, sound]
130 [2019 16mm, b/w, silent]
Action 32
Action 11
Action 50
Action 96
Action 20.5
Action 16
Action 17
Action 40
Action 2
Action 66
Action 27
At night I braid my hair. I’ll send you a picture when it’s past my shoulders. [2018, video, color, silent]
Today I tried not to think about you. I didn’t want to feel guilty anymore. [2018, video, color, silent]
That dress doesn’t fit me anymore [2017, video, archival footage, color, sound]
Phone Tag [2017, video, archival footage, color, sound]
Gratitude [2017, archival footage, color and b/w, sound]
Screenshot [2016, video, color, sound]
Fulfillment [2016, archival footage, color, sound]