This exhibition is a much needed reminder of our interconnectedness in the face of the toxic individualism touted by much of contemporary American culture. It explores the increasing overlaps between artistic practice, mutual aid, and political activism. The title, “For Each Other,” references the ways the included artists “consider care in their work and in […]
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Chances Dances turns ten, grows up, and celebrates with a multimedia exhibit
Chances Dances launched a decade ago as a queer dance party with a focus on inclusivity. It’s now evolved into a multifaceted collective that not only hosts well-DJed parties (a transcendent remix of Kate Bush’s “This Woman’s Work” comes to mind) but also awards microgrants to artists and supports Chicago’s LGBTIQ communities in myriad ways. […]
‘After Today’ at Gallery 400 combines art and activism
The latest exhibition in the “Standard of Living” series explores economic shifts within various Chicago communities.
The art of making history
The Nazis’ sophisticated propaganda machine, artists’ reactions to the 2008 financial crisis: Two new exhibits of political history, then and now.
Exhibits I might skip, part one: Gallery 400’s “Observer Effect”
Gallery 400’s “Observer Effect” explained—or not.
3/18— Free Artists at Work Forum
Tonight 3/18 at 6 PM, the Chicago Cultural Center hosts “Domestic Studio,” a talk about making art at home.