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Showcase Watchlist: David Hooker  
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10/20/12 Posted 10/20/12

(Image: David Hooker, The Service Project: Winfield Mounds, 2012, digital video; © David Hooker)   David Hooker (lives in Chicago, Illinois) David JP Hooker's artistic practice explores his fascination with objects, places, history and community through ritual actions, looking for ways in which ritual can have a positive influence in our understanding of our environments and ourselves. He creates work in a variety of media, including performance art/video, sculpture, collage, and ceramics. Da... [more]

20121004134445-freak_me_out_nbechtol Lost Artists Colony - FIND'em! soon to be legend  
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Lost Colony Artists, David Bechtol, Nancy Bechtol at Avondale Arts Fest September 23rd, 2012 - September 23rd, 2012
Posted 9/23/12

just check this out on Oct 13. lucky number. amazing fun and art, music, food, and maybe you dancing too! All media, all styles all really interesting works. come [more]

20120413000033-01__41112 The Subtle Perspective  
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Jin Lee at Devening Projects + Editions April 22nd, 2012 - June 2nd, 2012
Posted 5/4/12

As the title suggests, subtle contradictions frame Jin Lee's current show, The Near and the Far at the Devening Project Space. There is always the stark contrast of interior vs. exterior at Devening: the dilapidation of West Carroll that secrets the crisp clean whiteness of the gallery. Lee's photographs soften, yet continue this contrast, playing stark against serene, universality against specificity, and yes, near against the distant far. The works are immaculately installed in the solely dedicated... [more]

20120412161637-post-party_2 'Trouble': Nicholas Sistler channels Kinsey porn  
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Nicholas Sistler at Firecat Projects April 27th, 2012 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 4/23/12

Here's a link to an on-line article in the Chicago Reader. This previews the exhibition. http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/trouble-nicholas-sistler-channels-kinsey-porn/Content?oid=6104121 [more]

Dawoud Bey: On Our Chicago Watchlist  
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1/18/12 Posted 1/18/12

(Image: Dawoud Bey, Aoife, Chicago; © Dawoud Bey) Dawoud Bey (b. 1953, New York, NY) Dawoud Bey is an American photographer renowned for his large-scale color portraits of adolescents and other often marginalized subjects.  Of his work with teenagers Bey has said, “My interest in young people has to do with the fact that they are the arbiters of style in the community; their appearance speaks most strongly of how a community of people defines themselves at a particular historical moment.” Du... [more]

Greg Stimac: On Our Chicago Watchlist  
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12/13/11 Posted 12/13/11

(Image: 24" x 30", 2011, inkjet print; © Greg Stimac) Greg Stimac (b. 1976, Euclid, Ohio) Greg Stimac explores the American ideologies found in mowing suburban lawns, campfires, snowmen, roadside memorials erected after automobile accidents, discarded urine-filled plastic bottles, and gunplay at unregulated outdoor firing ranges spread throughout the United States. In 2005, Stimac received his B.F.A. in photography from Columbia College, Chicago, and was awarded an Albert P. Weisman Memo... [more]

Showcase Winner: Holly Murkerson  
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12/8/11 Posted 12/8/11

(Image: Holly Murkerson, Landlocked Blue, 2011, Hand-built red oak writing table, blue mirror board, glass, archival inkjet prints, glacial tint, wave crest, glow, creamy orange; © Holly Murkerson / Installation photo by Olivia Valentine) Holly Murkerson (b. 1982, Lakeland, Florida) To be mostly in the dark, we cry out, and an echo resonates, confirms that there is a limit to this space that we cannot see.  There is comfort in this.  In ancient Greek epigraphy the use of the grid on stone conf... [more]


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