Top 5 Weekend Picks! (1/9-1/11)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (1/9-1/11)

1. Outliers at The Mission Work by Erica Bohm, Natalia Cacchiarelli, Gustavo Díaz, Susan Giles, Adam Gondek, Larassa Kabel, Jeroen Nelemans, Michelle Prazak, and Missy Weimer. The Mission is located at 1431 W. Chicago Ave. Reception Friday, 6-8pm. 2. Lands End at...
The Nostalgia for Paradise is The Paradigm of Time

The Nostalgia for Paradise is The Paradigm of Time

By Kevin Blake  I’m riding along in the most conspicuous of vehicles in a place that I would like to think knows me. On every corner I pass, I see a thousand younger faces–dead and alive. I roll through my memories like I’m watching an 8mm film in an attic–shrouded in...
Chilling Me Softly

Chilling Me Softly

We are all, I am sure, familiar with the concept of “the chilling effect,” by which legitimate forms of expression are discouraged by fear of consequences such as censorship, lawsuit, or arrest. The chilling effect is one of, if the the most, dangerous consequences of...
Pop art: A new community space for Brixton

Pop art: A new community space for Brixton

Shipping containers may be the very apparatus of globalism, but in South London they have come to rest in the community. Recycled and refurbished with windows, light and double power points, it is hoped they will create Brixton’s newest and most creative destination....
Sabina Ott brings pink melon joy to Chicago

Sabina Ott brings pink melon joy to Chicago

here and there pink melon joy @ Cultural Center until January 4, 2015 here and there pink melon joy~~an exhibition in three acts by Lise McKean Cast: Artist, Audience Members, Composer, Gallery Director, Invited Expert, Set and Costume Designer, Writer Setting The...
Integrating that material into our experience with lleom

Integrating that material into our experience with lleom

I met Roberto Cruz Arzabal, Cinthya García Leyva, and Susana González Aktories at a corner café in Coyoacan, a neighborhood adjacent to UNAM. Cruz, García, and González are three of six members of the laboratory of extended literature and other materialities (lleom),...