Spring 2013 Events

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Eric May and Rimas Simaitis present: E-Dogz: Zombie Apocalypse Refuge Center

Event

Monday, May 13, 2013 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

When the zombie apocalypse goes down, we'll all have to think on our toes—watching our backs as we hit the roads, escaping the ravenous army of undead relentlessly pursuing our cranial tissues. The...

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Special Series in Public Art, Social Justice, and Human Rights: Monica Haller

Lecture

Thursday, May 9, 2013 – 4:30PM to 6:30PM

Monica Haller's work involves long-term collaborations with individuals and small groups, most often using photography, video, and writing. Her work explores the way that people grapple, both psych...

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Special Series in Public Art, Social Justice, and Human Rights: Todd Ayoung

Lecture

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 – 4:30PM to 6:30PM

Originally born in Trinidad and Tobago, and educated in the United States, Todd Ayoung is a visual artist, arts educator, founding member of REPO-history, and was an active member of two other arts...

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Jennet Thomas: I AM YOUR ERROR MESSAGE [Activated by Live Performance]

Performance

Friday, May 3, 2013 – 7:00PM to 8:00PM

In conjunction with the opening reception of I THINK WE’RE READY TO GO TO THE NEXT SEQUENCE: THE LEGACY OF HALFLIFERS, Jennet Thomas performs her newly created, HALFLIFERS inspired, I AM YOUR ERROR...

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I THINK WE’RE READY TO GO TO THE NEXT SEQUENCE: THE LEGACY OF HALFLIFERS

HALFLIFERS (Torsten Zenas Burns and Anthony Discenza)

Opening Reception

Friday, May 3, 2013 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Covering more than two decades of work, I THINK WE’RE READY TO GO TO THE NEXT SEQUENCE moves beyond the retrospective format to re-examine, interpret, and pay homage to the extensive body of perfor...

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SCHOOL OF CHANGE, REDUX

Screening

Friday, May 3, 2013 – 4:45PM to 5:45PM

Jennet Thomas’s SCHOOL OF CHANGE, REDUX is a sci-fi musical set in an alternate reality that satirically reflects our current epoch. Once through the rabbit hole, audience members will w...

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Special Series in Public Art, Social Justice, and Human Rights: Duane Linklater

Lecture

Thursday, May 2, 2013 – 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Duane Linklater is Omaskêko Cree, from Moose Cree First Nation in Northern Ontario and is currently based in North Bay, Ontario. Linklater produces a range of work, including video and film install...

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"Nothing Just Isn't (what it used to be): The Void and Structure"

Lecture

Thursday, April 25, 2013 – 4:00PM to 5:30PM

Alain Badiou inherited a series of concepts in the late 1960s that manifest a similar sort of argumentative strategy. From Neo-Kantianism, French epistemology, Hegelianism, and structural...

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Special Series in Public Art, Social Justice, and Human Rights: Hakan Topal

“Expanded Sensibilities”

Lecture

Monday, April 22, 2013 – 4:00PM to 5:30PM

Hakan Topal will discuss the development of his art and research practice through a wide range of his projects since the late 90s. Topal’s interdisciplinary approach incorporates research that blur...

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Departure: 2013 UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition 4

Opening Reception

Friday, April 19, 2013 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Join Gallery 400 for the opening reception of Departure, the last in a series of four UIC MFA Thesis Exhibitions in Studio Arts, Photography, Moving Image, and New Media Arts.
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