Echo: Jackie Saccoccio at Corbett vs. Dempsey

Echo: Jackie Saccoccio at Corbett vs. Dempsey

By Kevin Blake   Suddenly, and with little warning, the sun came out. After months of winter grey, the yellows pierced the clouds, warming surfaces in its reach. I was lost in a hardwood puddle of twilight orange on the gleaming floors at Corbett vs Dempsey when...
Interview with Janice Guy

Interview with Janice Guy

I met Janice Guy for an interview in her gallery of which she is a director and founder, Murray Guy. In the back room of her gallery, a hand-tinted self-portrait of Janice rests in a matt slightly too large for the print, which has been cut and recut to fit the...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (3/13-3/15)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (3/13-3/15)

1. A l’ouest at Johalla Projects Work by Marzena Abrahamik. Johalla Projects is located at 1821 W. Hubbard St. Reception Friday, 7-10pm. 2. DRESSING the FUTURE in MY HUMILITY at Defibrillator Gallery Work by Joshua McGarvey. Defibrillator Gallery is located at 1463 W....
Five Steps to Performative Lectures at Defibrillator

Five Steps to Performative Lectures at Defibrillator

            Five Steps to Hell with Poverty at DFBRL8R featured the work of Thomas Friel and Dao Nguyen, both alumni of the 2013 ACRE Residency. ACRE is an organization that runs a yearly summer residency in Steuben, WI and a project space in Chicago, but also...
Joëlle Snaith: programming the post-pop video

Joëlle Snaith: programming the post-pop video

If Internet killed the video star, this minimal techno video could be Exhibit A. There is a hint of cityscapes, fish shoals, and cell groups. But the work of visual artist Joëlle is as slippery as the music it serves. No song, as such, and certainly no starring...
Top 5 Weekend Picks!

Top 5 Weekend Picks!

1. Several Swallowing Egg Sounds at PEREGRINEPROGRAM Organized by Yuri Stone, with work by Anne Eastman, Rob Halverson, Lili Huston-Herterich, Heinz Peter Knes, Danh Vo, Amy Zion, and Becky Kolsrud. PEREGRINEPROGRAM is located at 3311 W. Carroll Ave. Reception Sunday,...