Embodiment Abstracted: The Influence of Yvonne Rainer, open through 3/4

Embodiment Abstracted: The Influence of Yvonne Rainer gathers together recent works by artists who take up Yvonne Rainer’s experimental approach to the body as a material in the 1960s and explore its political implications with fresh eyes. Consisting of ten works of video, film, videotaped performance, and live performance—including a new work by Yvonne Rainer—Embodiment Abstracted moves the ordinary performing body central to Rainer’s approach in the 1960s into new territory. More»

Gallery 400 Will Be Closed Friday 1/20

On the occasion of the UIC Walkout, Gallery 400 will be closed this Friday, 1/20. We will reopen Saturday 1/21 for regularly scheduled gallery hours. 

This Land/That Land: Resistance In and Around Nature’s Metropolis, 1/31

Resistance In and Around Nature’s Metropolis explores methods of land stewardship that can bridge urban and rural divides. This panel discussion will address how food production intersects with environmental and social justice and discuss how facilitating land access for those without can soothe racial and economic disparities around healthy food. Featured guests include Fred Carter, Black Oaks Center; Erika Allen, Growing Power; Ben Helphand, NeighborSpace; and Amy Mall as moderator. This discussion precedes the exhibition The Earth Will Not Abide, on view at Gallery 400 April 21 - June 10, 2017. More