Lion VS Gorilla is a Chicago-based gallery concept with a mission of encouraging collaboration, fostering community, and challenging barriers between artists and viewers. We believe that art should be rowdy, that people should fight for it, and that viewing should never be passive.
For our third show, we are presenting what may be one of the only all-neon group shows in Chicago. Central to /// is the way that light (or lack o...f light) can create, inform, and shape environment. This will be done through the neon art, an interactive light installation, and the audience members themselves (YOU.) There will be three DJ’s, a set by Space Cabin, drinks, and some surprises. Part of the proceeds will go to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Light Lab and its mission to nurture new work in this underutilized material. SAIC’s Light Lab is one of only two such neon studios in a U.S. academic institution. Opportunities to create and view neon art are limited, highlighting the importance of showing this work. Come show your support and come prepared to dance your little heart out.
Oh, and also, there will be a bouncy castle.
John E. Bannon, Keith Lemley, JiMaoC4, Hochul Shin, Isabella Kendrick, Vincent Tiley, and Dave K. Sharma
We hope to see you there.
Team Lion VS Gorilla
11/12/11, a Saturday in the month of November
Fulton Street Collective, 2000 W. Fulton (Fulton at Damen)
$5 suggested donation, part of the proceeds to benefit SAIC’s Light Lab