Spring 2015 Events

Barber

Does the world exist, if I am not watching it?

Curated by Josh B. Mabe, Program Director, Chicago Filmmakers and Erin Nixon, Assistant Director, Gallery 400

Screening

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Inspired by the work of Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen in the exhibition Visibility Machines, this screening probes the deceptive and clandestine ways in which military projects have deeply transf...

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Polermo

Art History Lecture: Charles Palermo

Photography and Modernism

Lecture

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

In "Photography and Modernism," Charles Palermo argues that there has been a tension in writing about photography, between a desire for presence—which brings along with it a type of ethical concern...

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How To Survive A Plague

How to Survive a Plague

Screening

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and Chicago Freedom School for a screening of the documentary film How to Survive a Plague. The film chronicles the early AIDS epidemic and the struggles of two HIV/AIDS activ...

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Malcolm

Malcolm X: A Participatory Teach In

Event

Saturday, February 21, 2015 – 1:00PM to 4:00PM

On February 21st, join us to learn, imagine, remember and strategize with Black Lives Matter: Chicago in a participatory teach in on the grassroots organizing of Malcolm X: what he felt, what he kn...

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Fruitvale

Fruitvale Station

Screening and Talk Back on Police Violence

Screening

Thursday, February 12, 2015 – 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Why do young Black men in the Chicago Public School system get suspended disproportionately at 11 times the expulsion rate of district schools within charter schools? How do racially unjust police ...

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Regarde

Form Fit: Matthew Jesse Jackson

Lecture

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 – 7:00PM to 7:00PM

Join Matthew Jesse Jackson as he presents "Regarde Moi!", a talk on his work with the collective Our Literal Speed. Our Literal Speed is an ongoing media opera/text-and-art enterprise located ...

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Getsy Image

Art History Lecture Series: David Getsy

"Approximate Invisibility: Sexuality and Gender in Dan Flavin's Dedications"

Lecture

Monday, February 9, 2015 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Join the Art History Department at UIC as they welcome David Getsy to Gallery 400 for a public lecture. Getsy presents "Approximate Invisibility: Sexuality and Gender in Dan Flavin's Dedications," ...

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Farocki War

War at a Distance

Screening of work by Harun Farocki

Screening

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen, Gallery 400 presents the documentary War at a Distance by Harun Farocki. This work explores the connections ...

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Lazarus 1

Jason Lazarus for Trunk Show

Event

Saturday, January 24, 2015 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

In conjuction with Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen, join Trunk Show organizers Raven Falquez Munsell and Jesse Malmed and artist Jason Lazarus for the release of the limited-ed...

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Alac 1193

Form Fit: EJ Hill

Lecture

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 – 6:30PM to 8:00PM

EJ Hill is a Los Angeles-based artist known for his durational, physically demanding performances. Hill's performances often possess an element of institutional critique or are direct in their addr...

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