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Andrew Mausert-Mooney

  • Lecturer, Film, Video, Animation and New Genres


MFA, Moving Image, University of Illinois-Chicago


Andrew Mausert-Mooney is a Chicago-based artist working with 16mm film, video, performance and television. Andrew’s work has shown in festivals, galleries and exhibition series around the world including the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Anthology Film Archives, American Film Institute, CineVegas, Chicago Underground, Gallery 400, Microlights, Pleasure Dome and Other Cinema. He received his MFA from the University of Illinois-Chicago in the Spring of 2012. Currently Andrew is a co-director and station manager of ACRE TV, an artist-run livestream tele-vision network (, as well as a lecturer at the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin.

Recent Work

Make a Distinction (16mm film transferred to digital video, color, sound, 62 min) Kera MacKenzie & Andrew Mausert-Mooney. A family rests in the shade of a C-47 warcraft. An army installation contains the last remnants of an endangered grassland ecology. Young filmmakers hone their skills making cop shows on Chicago streets. A debut hybrid non-fiction feature, Make a Distinction maps unseen forces of US imperialism through ostensibly disconnected aspects of daily life. If you can’t name the enemy do you become it?