Summer 2015 Events

Workshop 3

Creative Resistance: Past|Present

P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom Workshop

Event

Saturday, August 8, 2015 – 12:30PM to 4:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and 96 Acres for the final workshop in 96 Acres’ latest series, P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom —free, intergenerational creative workshops around methods of implementing act...

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Smith Crow Requiem Web

Crow Requiem

A Screening and Discussion with Cauleen Smith, Ian Curry, and Krista Franklin

Screening

Thursday, August 6, 2015 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

In conjunction with the exhibition After Today, Gallery 400 presents the film Crow Requiem (2015) by artist Cauleen Smith. This work explores the figure of the crow through the histories of Syracus...

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Lena Baker Poster Web

Killing Black Women: Race, Gender, and Capital Punishment

Screening

Sunday, August 2, 2015 – 1:30PM to 4:30PM

Join Project NIA and Gallery 400 to kick off a month of events focused on how Black women have been and continue to be targets of state violence. A number of Chicago groups have come together in th...

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Falling Queens Endshake Aunts

Precarity

FULTONIA Mycelia Performance by Anna Martine Whitehead

Performance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

As we settle into our contemporary era of black horror, where Black death is hypervisible and overwrought, how do we take stock of the actions surrounding death? What do we know about a body b...

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Kirsten Leenaars, Dead, Double Dead, Very Dead, Dead, Dead, Dead, Dead, Text On Paper, 18"X21", 2015

The Imaginary Center of Perception

A collaborative performance by Kirsten Leenaars

Performance

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Albeit highly mediated in TV and the Internet, artist Kirsten Leenaars responds to the witnessing of the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, to name a few. Leenaars’ performance res...

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Yes Crew

Mothership

An Afro-Futurist & Afro-Surrealist Experience of Prophetic Imagination

Event

Monday, July 20, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Gallery 400 and the MB collective invite you to Mothership: An Afro-Futurist & Afro-Surrealist Experience of Prophetic Imagination. This multi-dimensional workshop hosted by a collective o...

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Natural Dye Workshop

with Marianne Fairbanks

Event

Saturday, July 18, 2015 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Gallery 400 and the Chicago Park District invite you to join us for a natural dye workshop in Julia de Burgos Park with artist Marianne Fairbanks.
Participants are invited to take in the beauty an...

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Workshop 2

I Am You & You Are Me: Collective Liberation

P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom Workshop

Event

Saturday, July 18, 2015 – 12:30PM to 4:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and 96 Acres for the second workshop in 96 Acres’ latest series, P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom
—free, intergenerational creative workshops around methods of implementing a...

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Requiem for Alvenia

FULTONIA Mycelia Performance by Sojourner Zenobia Wright

Performance

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – 1:30PM to 2:30PM

As part of the installation FULTONIA: Mycelia, Sojourner Zenobia Wright brings forth embodied memories of Dr. Alvenia Fulton as told to her by relatives and residents of the neighborhood where...

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Black Girl In Om After Today Yoga Workshop

Event

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Sure, we practice yoga. But, why? What are the benefits of yoga and can we practice at home without some yoga guru guide? If you’re curious about yoga as a holistic practice that you can cultivate ...

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