“A distinctive feature of the exhibition is the artist’s transposition of two-tone color palettes, often used in the interiors of institutional spaces, onto the gallery walls. Social hygiene movements and hospital reforms at the turn of the 20th century inform the artist’s selection of colors as well as the work of Chicago-born color consultant and color theorist Faber Birren. A student in the College at UChicago in the early 1920’s, Birren later established a consulting company, advising on the use of color in industry and the workplace. Drawing from color design studies by Faber Birren and Company held at the University of Chicago’s Special Collections Library, Kiwanga thereby recalls the application of color theory to the conditions of work, learning, surveillance, healing, and care. ”
-Yesomi Umolu, Exhibition Curator Logan Center
January 20, 2017, 6-8PM
Work by: Kapwani Kiwanga (Curated by Yesomi Umolu)
Logan Center Exhibitions: 915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637
January 20, 2017, 5:30-7PM
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Lecture by: Bojana Cvejic
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January 20, 2017, 6-8PM
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