To quote a footnote regarding photography, language, ambiguity, and a smile.
25. Abe, The Box Man: A Novel (New York, NY: Vintage, 1999) 81; Hako otoko akz 24:44. In the Japanese original, “one grins” is “hito wa ha o muku,” which literally means “one reveals one’s teeth,” suggesting not purported congeniality (as “grin” might) but hostility and readiness to attack. (This is a minor point of contention, as “ha o muku” is a slightly unidiomatic expression; “kiba o muku” [literally “to reveal one’s fang’s”] is definetely a hostile act, while “ha o miseru” [literlly “to show one’s teeth] is a performance of congeniality. It is unclear which Abe had in mind when he used an expression midway between the two, as his expression is less idiomatic than those two are.)
From: The rhetoric of photography in modern Japanese literature: materiality in the visual register as narrated by Tanazaki Jun ichiro, Abe Kobo, Horie Toshiyuki and Kanai Meiko / by Atsuko Sakaki. (Boston: Brill 2015) p.67
January 6, 2017, 7-9PM
With the participation of László G?z, György Kurtág jr., Miklós Lukács, and Szabolcs Kerestes
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University: 430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
January 7, 2017, 4:30-6PM
Work by: Barak adé Soleil
Stony Island Arts Bank: 6760 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
January 7, 2017, 5-8PM
Document: 1709 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
January 7, 2017, 5-7PM
Work by: Pamela Bannos, Yvette Marie Dostatni, Jennifer Greenburg, and Saverio Truglia
Perspective Gallery: 1310-1/2B Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
January 7, 2017, 6-10PM
Work by: Kara Joslyn and Soo Shin
LVL3 Gallery:1524 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
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Including events at I am Logan Square Gallery, Hume Gallery, Crown Liquors, Dreamland D, Kitchen Space Gallery, Corner, Tritriangle, Uncharted Books, The Whistler, Autotelic Studios, Church of the Advent, and multiple residences.
2nd Floor Rear 24 Hour Alt. Space Festival will be located at various venues across the city. Events will take place at various times Saturday and Sunday.
Curated by Third Object, with work by Samantha Bittman, Drew Broderick, Liz Ensz, Kiam Marcelo Junio, Tim McMullen and Laura Hart Newlon.
Roots and Culture is located at 1034 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Friday, 6-8pm.
Work by Mara Baker, Hannah Barco, Nina Barnett, Cherith Lundin, Regina Mamou and Adam Liam Rose.
Chicago Artists Coalition is located at 217 N. Carpenter St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.
Work by Meg Duguid.
slow is located at 2153 W. 21st St. Reception Saturday, 6-9pm.
Work by Soo Shin and Liz McCarthy.
Heaven Gallery is located at 1550 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Friday, 7-11pm.
Work by Caroline Carlsmith, Alex Chitty, New Hands (Carson Fisk-Vittori & Michael Hunter), and Kristina Paabus.
Alderman Exhibitions is located at 1338 W. Randolph St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.
Work by Cameron Gibson, Eduardo FernÃ¡ndez, Marine de Contes, Julian Dalrymple, Meghan Johnson, Nathan Meltz, Miguel Guzman, Jennifer Baker, and Rob Frye.
The Milk Factory is located at 907 N. Winchester Ave., Rear Apt. Reception Saturday, 7-11pm.
Work by Tony Fitzpatrick, Duncan Robert Anderson, Daniel Bruttig and Chris Hefner.
LivingRoom is located at 1530 W Superior St. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.
Work by Alberto Aguilar and Jorge Lucero.
Beverly Arts Center is located at 2407 W. 111th St. Reception Saturday, 7-9pm.
Work by Mark Adkins, Alberto Aguilar, Jane Fulton Alt, Marissa Benedict, Daniel Bruttig, Robert Burnier, Tom Burtonwood, Scott Carter, Stephen Cartwright, Andrew Copper Smith, Margaret Crowley, Matt Davis, Michael Dinges, Diana Gabriel, David Giordano, Emily Hermant, Alexander Herzog, Matt Irie, Elk Grove Village; Barbara Jeanne Jenkins, Evanston; Stacee Kalmanovsky, Buffalo Grove; Julia Klein, Barbara Koenen, Morgan Krehbiel, Katie Loomis, Ivan Lozano, Jorge Lucero, Bobbi Meier, Jackie Melissas, Holly Murkerson, Julie Oh, Joel Parsons, Karen Perl, Cole Pierce, Melissa Ann Pinney, Wolfie Rawk, Todd Reed, Patricia Rieger, Nicole Seisler, Lindsay Sherman, Soo Shin, Geoffry Smalley, Alex Tam, Xavier Toubes, Rafael E. Vera, Sarah Williams, Robin Woodsome, and Kaylee Wyant.
Evanston Art Center is located at 2603 Sheridan Rd., Evanston. Reception Sunday, 1-4pm.