Fall 2014 Events

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Opening Reception: Here, There, Everywhere

Opening Reception

Friday, October 31, 2014 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Please join us for the opening reception of Here, There, Everywhere, curated by Lorelei Stewart with the contributions of Ionit Behar and Pinar Uner Yilmaz and featuring artists Lara Almarcegui, Gu...

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Panel Discussion


Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

At the intersection of feminism, science fiction, and disco, this panel aims to locate the mother-shaped hole in contemporary art discourse. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Universal D...

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Two Poetry Readings:

Franny Choi's "Homebody" and Natalie Shapero's "Late Sign of Hunger"


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

In conjunction with the exhibition My Barbarian Universal Declaration of Infantile Anxiety Situations Reflected in the Creative Impulse, Gallery 400 and the Poetry Foundation co-present A Poetry Re...

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Voices: Karin Zitzewitz

Life in Ruins: Materiality, the City, and the Production of Critique in the Art of Naiza Khan


Monday, October 13, 2014 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Karin Zitzewitz is an Assistant Professor of South Asian Art History & Visual Culture at Michigan State University. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University in New York and pr...

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A Feminist Perspective on Gun Violence

Screening and Performance

Performance and Screening

Saturday, October 11, 2014 – 4:00PM to 6:00PM

In conjunction with Universal Declaration of Infantile Anxiety Situations Reflected in the Creative Impulse, Gallery 400 presents “A Feminist Perspective on Gun Violence in Chicago: Screening and P...

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Half Suffocated

Curated by Josh B. Mabe, Program Director, Chicago Filmmakers


Wednesday, October 8, 2014 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Inspired by Los Angeles art collective My Barbarian’s explorations of feminist legacies, maternal symbolism, and their own roles as cultural producers, the films and videos in Half Suffocated star ...

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I'll make you a movie after I eat

An exploration of Chicano/a aesthetics in film


Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:00PM until Monday October 13, 2014 8:00PM

Curated by Josh Rios and Anthony Romero, I’ll make you a movie after I eat
is a series of screenings, performances, and talks celebrating Chicana/o moving image works. Each screening will be acco...

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Screenings: Art 21

Art 21 Access '14 Film Series

Artist Talk, Discussion, and Screening

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:00PM until Wednesday November 5, 2014 8:00PM

Gallery 400 is proud to be a program partner for ART21's Access '14, a global initiative bringing unprecedented public access to the work and words of contemporary artists through free film screeni...

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Voices: Victoria Fu


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Join experimental filmmaker and photographer Victoria Fu as she discusses her practice. Fu lives and works in Los Angeles and San Diego, where she is Assistant Professor of Art at the Universi...

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Performance of The Mother by My Barbarian


Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:00PM until Saturday September 20, 2014 5:00PM

Performance times:

Friday, September 19, 7-9pm
Saturday, September 20, 3-5pm 
On two occasions, My Barbarian performs a live staging of their adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s 1932 play, "Th...

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