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2014 Awardee Terrain Exhibitions Presents the 3rd Terrain Biennial

Terrain Exhibitions Presents the 3rd Terrain Biennial Now on view through November 15, 2017 Exhibition spans across Chicagoland, the U.S., and internationally The 2017 Terrain Biennial is an large scale exhibition of site-specific art made for front yards, balconies, and porches, in Oak Park and beyond. Neighborhoods throughout Chicagoland will host events in conjunction with… Read more »

2012 Awardee Lucky Pierre presents “A Thing of Great Power and Size has Gone Missing (October 7, 2001 – Present)” at Comfort Station

A Thing of Great Power and Size has Gone Missing (October 7, 2001 – Present) October 7-29, 2017 Comfort Station 2579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 The project features an extensive timeline citing historical, political, and social events occurring during the U.S. led war on terror, including the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Exhibition… Read more »

2012 Awardee Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project Hosts Family + Friends Day

October 14, 4-6pm Sullivan Galleries 33 S. State St. Meet faculty and friends of the Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project for food, drink and conversation about an exhibition of artwork developed in Andres Heranadez’s spring class at Stateville prison. The artwork will be on view from August 29 – October 14, 2017. Free and open to… Read more »

Propeller Fund 2017 Award Ceremony and Reception

Propeller Fund 2017 Award Ceremony Thursday, October 19, 6-8pm Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted St., Chicago IL 60613 Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Propeller Fund grant recipients and the community with food, drink, and music. Selected from a pool of over one-hundred candidates, these small, self-organized, and radical projects are vital… Read more »

2014 Awardee Terrain Presents the 3rd Terrain Biennial

October 1-November 15, 2017 Opening Celebration: Sunday, October 1, 2-7pm 704 Highland Ave, Oak Park, IL The 2017 Terrain Biennial is an large scale exhibition of site-specific art made for front yards, balconies, and porches, in Oak Park and beyond. Neighborhoods throughout Chicagoland will host events in conjunction with the festival. A map and specifics for… Read more »

2013 Awardee Radius included in Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound

Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound September 14, 2017-February 25, 2018 The Museum of Arts and Design Jerome and Simona Chazen Building, 2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY  Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound is a multi-component exhibition featuring interactive installations, immersive environments, and performing objects that explore how the ephemeral and abstract nature of sound… Read more »

2012 The Franklin presents White Light / Black Noise

Solo Exhibition by Huong Ngo August 27-September 23, 2017 EXPO Art After Hours: Friday, September 15, 6-9pm The Franklin 3522 W. Franklin Blvd.  Inspired by the concept of the backyard as territory of negotiating difference, Huong Ngo will create a site-specific sound installation that examines and archives the often invisible and unspoken aspects of growing up bilingually…. Read more »

2015 Awardee filmfront Earth Screening

In Earth, Aleksandr Dovzhenko gives a poetic depiction of nature alongside the conflict of agricultural collectivization between peasant Ukrainian farmers and the landowning “kulaks”. The film presents two accounts of this collectivization; the first a portrayal of peasants working the land, sharing their lives with the soil and their harvests; the second an ideological framework underlying the idea of land ownership as told through the Bilokin family saga and the introduction of the tractor into the process of collective work as a type of machine protagonist