Summer 2012 Events

Flag Event Primary

Art in the Park

Create your neighborhood flag!

Event

Saturday, August 4, 2012 – 12:00PM to 3:00PM

Come doodle, draw, and color with Gallery 400, the University of Illinois at Chicago’s contemporary art gallery. Create an exciting work of art with your friends, family, and neighbors in a fun, l...

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Block Party Primary

Memorial and Block Party in Tribute to Mark Aguhar

with music by Chances Dances and Heavy Rotation

Event

Saturday, July 28, 2012 – 5:30PM to 10:00PM

Join us for a memorial celebrating the life of the indomitable artist/activist/goddess Mark Aguhar (1987-2012). A block party will immediately follow featuring music provided by laid back, div...

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Performances Primary

The Dragon is the Frame Performances

Featuring: R. E. H. Gordon, Steve Hnilicka, Colin Self, Xina Xurner and Isaac Fosl-van Wyke, and documentation videos of performances by Mark Aguhar

Performance

Thursday, July 26, 2012 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

One night only, an array of talented local and national performance artists present dynamic pieces created out of planned and realized collaborations with Mark Aguhar, as well as those inspired by ...

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Prop Workshop3 Primary

Propeller Application Process Workshop

Event

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

This workshop will provide an overview of the Propeller Fund and help prospective applicants navigate the online submission process in advance of the upcoming deadline (August 1, 2012). Propeller s...

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Carlos Motta Primary

Carlos Motta

"We Who Feel Differently"

Lecture and Screening

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Carlos Motta (born 1978) is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work draws upon political history in an attempt to create counter narratives that recognize the inclusion of suppressed histories, comm...

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Dragon Reception Primary

The Dragon is the Frame

Inspired by the life and work of Mark Aguhar

Opening Reception

Friday, June 29, 2012 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Artwork from 27 artists inspired by the life and work of the indomitable Mark Aguhar (1987-2012) is presented alongside pieces by this fearless and beautiful artist/activist/goddess. Uncompromising...

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Prop Workshop2 Primary

Propeller Application Process Workshop

Event

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

This workshop will provide an overview of the Propeller Fund and help prospective applicants navigate the online submission process in advance of the upcoming deadline (August 1, 2012). Propeller s...

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Prop Workshop1 Primary

Propeller Application Process Workshop

Event

Saturday, June 16, 2012 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

This workshop will provide an overview of the Propeller Fund and help prospective applicants navigate the online submission process in advance of the upcoming deadline (August 1, 2012). Propeller s...

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Eyers Primary

Tom Eyers

"Living Structures: Canguilhem, Deleuze, and the Problem of Life"

Lecture

Monday, June 4, 2012 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

French philosophy of the 20th Century is often understood as being divided into two broad streams, one defined by an attention to logic, concepts or structures, the other by a concern for vitality ...

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Propeller All Day Primary

Funding and Creating Your Independent Projects: Propeller and Beyond

All-Day Workshop

Event

Saturday, June 2, 2012 – 9:45AM to 4:00PM

This all-day workshop will address how to write effective proposals, craft budgets, manage tax issues, organize and develop projects, navigate the online submission process for the Propeller Fund (...

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