Fall 2017 Events

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Screening: Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Presented in partnership with the Native American Support Program, Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi tells the history that forced the Lakota language to near extinction, while presenting a portrait of a co...

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Voices: Jani Scandura

Inside Inside: Alén Diviš’ prison walls


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Join us for a lecture on Alén Diviš (1900-1956), a Czech artist whose work portrayed the hallucinatory visual space of prison walls. In Inside Inside: Alén Diviš’ prison walls, Jani Scandura e...

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Voices: Bani Abidi

Artist Talk

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Bani Abidi is a contemporary Pakistani artist who works primarily in video, photography, and drawing. Hovering somewhere between truth and fiction, her work is an incisive and ongoing investigation...

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Forms & Features: Translation


Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Led by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney, this poetry discussion and creative writing workshop in conversation with the artworks in Traduttore, Traditore, on view November 3-Dece...

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Opening Reception: Traduttore, Traditore

Opening Reception

Friday, November 3, 2017 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Join us for the opening reception of  Traduttore, Traditore, curated by Karen Greenwalt and Katja Rivera. Traduttore, Traditore brings together a group of artists from around the world wh...

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Let X Stand, If It Can For The One’S Unfound (After Proceso Pentágono)

Voices: Harold Mendez

Artist Talk

Thursday, November 2, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Multidisciplinary artist and UIC MFA alumnus Harold Mendez will give an artist talk for Gallery 400’s Voices lecture series. Mendez is a first-generation American, born to Colombian and Mexican par...

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Gibson Recoder Threadbare

Voices: Sandra Gibson + Luis Recoder

Artist Talk

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Sandra Gibson + Luis Recoder stage the scene of film as orphaned object through the temporal labor of moving image installation. Collaborators since 2000, Gibson + Recoder unite the rich traditions...

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Propeller Fund 2017 Awards Ceremony


Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:00PM until Tuesday October 17, 2017 8:00PM

Propeller Fund proudly announces the ten grant recipients for 2017. Selected from upwards of ninety candidates, these self-organized, artist-led projects continue Propeller’s mission of promoting d...

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Voices: Christopher Harris

Artist Talk

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Christopher Harris's award-winning experimental films include a look at a post-industrial urban landscape, an optically printed and hand-processed film about Black outlaws, a pinhole film about the...

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What I Learned About Healing

Performance by Matt Bodett


Friday, October 6, 2017 – 3:00PM to 6:00PM

Drawing inspiration from Buddhist koans and the mythology of the Greek hero Herakles, artist Matt Bodett performs a series of twelve multi-sited works titled, Twelve: a series of performative koans...

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