The Earth Will Not Abide, on view through 6/10

The Earth Will Not Abide poses questions about the ecological and social viability of industrial agriculture and extractive land use. These artist projects attempt to understand the rapid transformations in land use, biological diversity, and social structures wrought by these monocultures and envision how the analytical tools of political ecology allow us to visualize and critique this subject, while also pointing us in the direction of viable responses. More»

This Land/That Land Symposium: The Politics of Land Sovereignty and Environmental Racism, 5/23–24

Join Gallery 400 and UIC’s Native American Support Program for discussions examining environmental and land-based injustice against communities of color. As multiple communities work to fight corporate and state environmental violence we contemplate the role of art, shared experience and how to build coalition. More

Forms and Features: Ecopoetry Workshop, 5/31

Join us for a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop in conversation with the artworks in The Earth Will Not Abide. Led by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney, participants will read and discuss a wide range of ecopoems, a species of nature poetry that explores the interactions and intersections between culture, social justice, and the environment. More»