Stories from the Inside

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Making Herstory

Along with art objects, performances, videos, oral histories, and ephemera, a key component of Making Chances is its timeline. Designed by artist Edie Fake, this dynamic timeline charts a nonlinear path around the exhibition. Events are posted...


Expanded Moments in a Changing City

I was born in Mexico and my family moved to a suburb about an hour away from Chicago when I was young. And so, while Im not a resident of Chicago, I am very aware of the many changes the city is facing.

I visited Pilsen for the first time several...


Soheila Azadi in "Gush"

The University of Illinois at Chicagos 2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions are underway, and I was granted the opportunity to learn more about one of the ten newly minted masters featured: Soheila Azadi. An interviews catalyst is to delve...


An Interview with Chris Reeves and Aaron Walker

Chris Reeves and Aaron Walker's Art & Exhibition Hall Lobby Installation, Thing-stead, is on view through the end of April at 400 S. Peoria St. In this interview, they talk about the concepts and inspiration behind their ongoing artist book...
Reading Room

Highlights from the Standard of Living Reading Room

Gallery 400s exhibition, Here, There, Everywhere, features works by both individual artists (Lara Almarcegui, Guy Ben Ner, Ramiro Gomez and Alevtina Kakhidze) and collectives (The Beehive Collective, Ryan Griffis & Sarah Ross), who focus their...


An Interview with Sheila Bapat

Author and advocate Sheila Bapat talks with community engagement intern Maxim George about her recently published book Part of the Family? Nannies, Housekeepers, Caregivers and the Battle for Domestic Workers' Rights, her work for justice on...