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2012 Awardee Lucky Pierre Final Meals Filming

Final Meals is a community-based performance/video installation by Lucky Pierre in which members and volunteers from the community cook recreations of the final meals requested by Texas death row inmates.

Propeller Fund Archive Internship

The Propeller Fund, a Chicago-area grantmaking organization for visual artists, seeks a part-time, temporary intern to research, document, and archive past grantee projects. Propeller is looking for someone who is organized, a self-starter, and interested in documenting the dynamic activities of socially engaged artists in Chicago. The intern will work under the supervision of Propeller… Read more »

2016 Awardee For the People Artists Collective City-Wide DO NOT RESIST? 100 Years of Chicago Police Violence

DO NOT RESIST? 100 YEARS OF CHICAGO POLICE VIOLENCE RESISTANCE RECEPTION  LARRY REDMOND’S SOLO PHOTOGRAPHY WORKS Friday, January 19, 2018 at 6pm – 9pm  Uri-Eichen Gallery – 2101 S. Halsted St.  6:00 PM Doors Open 7:00 PM Discussion with Larry Redmond and Frank Chapman of the Chicago Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression and lead organizer in the campaign for a Civilian… Read more »

2014 ACRETV Double Feature: <3 and The Republic

Double Feature: <3 and The Republic Two ambitious experimental narratives each realized with hilariously singular visions. Looping all month. Airing on ACRETV.org January 1-31, 2018 <3 by LNZ: “Constructed as a loosely woven spiraling death odyssey of the night, LNZ’s body moves through different forms of digital imagery until finally being uploaded to the internet to live forever. Formally, its a… Read more »

2015 Awardee John Preus presents Herd Mentality

The Beast: Herd Mentality Opens February 15, 2018 Montserrat Art Academy, Beverly, MA Herd Mentality is the second iteration of John Preus’s The Beast project, originally exhibited at the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago in 2014, made largely from materials collected from closed Chicago Public Schools. Preus considers his exploration of public space within… Read more »

2017 Awardee The Back Room at Kim’s Corner Food Exhibition Opening

Robin Hustle’s SLIT WAVE SHEATH HEARTH Exhibition Opening December 10, 2017, 2-5PM, with readings & performances at 3PM  The Back Room at Kim’s Corner Food 1371 W Estes Ave, Chicago, IL 60626 The Back Room at Kim’s Corner Food is pleased to present a new project by Chicago-based artist Robin Hustle, featuring work by Hustle and Thomas… Read more »

2017 Awardee Queer the Air Crowdsourcing Campaign

Queer the Air Crowdsourcing Campaign is live!  The donation page can be found here. Queer the Air is a docu-web series hosted by Coriama Couture, a Chicago-based artist and sex educator. The series is centered around interviews with Black queer folx, and covers everything from gender identity and relationships, to body image and self care. The show aims… Read more »

2017 Propeller Fund Awardee International Chicago Underground Queer Transcendence Symposium (ICUQTS) Launch Party

ICUQTS 2018 Launch Party Sunday December 3, 7pm-12am Twisted Cantina 1640 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60608 TRQPiTECA proudly presents the official launch party for ICUQTS: International Chicago Underground Queer Transcendance Symposium 2018. Join us as we celebrate the launch of our call for artists and fundraising campaign. We will be selling TRQPITECA merchandise… Read more »

2016 Awardee For the People Artists Collective Do Not Resist? Exhibition

Save the Date!  January 12, 2018 Do Not Resist? 100 Years of Police Violence Harpin Arts Center 2810 N Milwaukee Ave. For the People Artists Collective releases the date of the opening of their exhibition Do Not Resist? 100 Years of Police Violence. The curated exhibition will be exhibited at the Harpin Arts Center and… Read more »