Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today on view until 10/20

Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today explores how disabled artists and designers in Chicago were integral to the development of a local and national disability rights movement, creating radical change for more than one fifth of the US population, as well as for all of American society, and influencing lasting transformation in the visual art and design fields. More»

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Chicago New Media 1973–1992: Exhibition Opening 11/1 at 5pm

Chicago is not often thought of as a center for new media art, technology, or industry, yet the city was home to some of the earliest and most important experiments in new media in the late 20th century. Chicago New Media 1973–1992 explores the rich exchange between industry and academics during this heady time, chronicling the under-recognized story of Chicago's contributions to new media art by artists at the University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL), the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and at Midway and Bally games from 1973–92. More»

Voices: Nyeema Morgan, 9/26 at 6pm

In this artist talk, Nyeema Morgan presents her body of work that include drawings, sculpture, collage, prints, and installation. Morgan discusses her work's conceptual framework: a process of thinking and working through the nexus between the personal and the cultural and its political implications. Nyeema Morgan is a multimedia artist. Through references to familiar cultural material, her conceptually layered works address authorship and the intersections between personal and cultural economies of knowledge. More»