Spring 2016 Events

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Performance and Conversation: Candela with Bomba con Buya

Performance

Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 2:30PM to 5:00PM

Join us for a performance of Candela by Bomba con Buya, followed by a conversation with Candela co-producers Brenda Torres-Figueroa and Arif Smith, moderated by Aislinn Borsini chapter coordinator ...

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Opening Reception: our duty to fight

Opening Reception

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Join us for the opening reception of our duty to fight, organized by Black Lives Matter Chicago.
"our duty to fight" is a call to join the rebellion being waged. Artworks created especially for th...

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Form Fit: Julia Klein

Lecture

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Julia Klein's work has been exhibited in solo and two-person exhibitions at Vox Populi (Philadelphia), Sidecar Gallery (Hammond, IN), Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, and the International Museu...

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Voices: Erin Manning

Weather Patterns or How Minor Gestures Entertain the Environment

Lecture

Monday, April 18, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

A weather pattern: the smell of red. A minor gesture: the force of form that makes a work work. How do weather patterns qualitatively alter the field of experience? What are the minor gestures of ...

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Reception and Artist Talks: A cavern. In the middle, a boiling cauldron

Artist Talk and Opening Reception

Friday, April 15, 2016 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

The School of Art & Art History welcomes you to join us for the reception of A cavern. In the middle, a boiling cauldron, the last in a series of three UIC MFA Thesis Exhibitions in Studio Arts...

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Voices: Robin Kelsey

Julia Margaret Cameron and Karl Marx: Photography, Art, and Capital, c. 1867

Lecture

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

When Das Kapital was first published in Germany in 1867, Julia Margaret Cameron was in the midst of a decade or so of extraordinary photographic work in England. In this talk, Professor Kelsey will...

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Please Don’t Bury Me Alive!

Anthony Romero and Josh Rios

Event

Saturday, April 9, 2016 – 12:45PM to 2:00PM

“There is something about Mexico. An overall hidden concealed violence about the landscape itself. Many artists and writers have gone to Mexico and been completely destroyed, you know . . . So you ...

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Reception and Artist Talks: The Crystalline Regime

Artist Talk and Opening Reception

Friday, April 8, 2016 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

The School of Art & Art History welcomes you to join us for the reception of The Crystalline Regime, the second in a series of three UIC MFA Thesis Exhibitions in Studio Arts, Photography, Movi...

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UIC 2016 MFA Screening 2: Do Systems Dream of Monster Sheep? Little Stabs at Narrative by Liz Cambron and Jimmy Schaus

Works for the Screen by Graduating UIC MFAs

Screening

Thursday, April 7, 2016 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM

The recent experimental narrative work of Liz Cambron and Jimmy Schaus deals with individuals navigating activism and cultural production in a time of heightened surveillance, mass incarceration, a...

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Voices: Mario Ybarra, Jr.

Lecture

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Mario Ybarra Jr., is a visual and performance artist, educator, and activist who combines street culture with fine art in order to produce what he calls “contemporary art that is filtered through a...

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