TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (3/29-4/4)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (3/29-4/4)

1. Where Do We Go From Here? March 29, 2018, 10:30AM-12PM Work by: Stacia Yeapanis with Kathy Trumbull Fimreite, Brent Fogt, Melinda Thorpe Gordon, Jaclyn Jackunski, Jenny Kendler, Meg Leary, Geoffry Smalley, and Erin Washington Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery: 9000 W...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (2/22-2/28)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (2/22-2/28)

1. Video Drawings February 24, 2018, 5-8PM Work by: Howardena Pindell DOCUMENT: 1709 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642   2. Morning Rage February 23, 2018, 5-8PM Work by: Kate Gilmore Aspect/Ratio: 864 N Ashland Chicago, IL 60622   3. Meg Nafziger February...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (6/15- 6/21)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (6/15- 6/21)

1. A i r tight June 16, 2017, 6-9PM Work by: Ben Harle, Kelsey Harrison, Ashley Pastore, Kushala Vora, and Zoë Greenham Silent Funny: 4106 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60651   2. Marginal Green June 17, 2017, 3-6PM Work by: Stella Brown, Ellie Irons, Jaclyn...
Conceptions of Plant-Life: An interview with Giovanni Aloi

Conceptions of Plant-Life: An interview with Giovanni Aloi

Thinking about taxidermy, the ultimate “animal-made object” has substantially shaped my ideas on agency and passivity in contemporary art involving the non-human; whilst Jane Bennett’s and Graham Harman’s work have substantially expanded my views on objects and agency. I have also been thinking a lot about surfaces in contemporary art. Taxidermy is all surface—a practical and metaphorical totalization of animality whilst plants are all-surface in a more, “helpless” but nonetheless related way.

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/21-7/27)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/21-7/27)

1. The Day July 22, 2016, 6-8PM Work by: Carol Jackson Corbett vs. Dempsey: 1120 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622   2. A Confounding Mimicry July 24, 2016, 3-5PM Work by: Jenny Kendler and Brian Kirkbride (Curated by Lou Mallozzi) The Fern Room at the Lincoln...