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Heaven Gallery

Exhibition Detail
At that very moment
Curated by: heaven gallery
1550 N. Milwaukee Ave. 2nd floor
Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60622


October 19th, 2012 - November 18th, 2012
Opening: 
October 19th, 2012 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 
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http://heavengallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
North Side
OPEN HOURS:  
Fri 2-6pm Sat and Sun 1-6pm
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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
TAGS:  
Jesse Butcher, Kristina Paabus, Soo Shin, video-art, conceptual, sculpture
COST:  
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October 19th 7-11 p.m.

1550 N. Milwaukee Ave.

At That Very Moment

Works by Soo Shin, Jesse Butcher, Kristina Paabus

Soo Shin is interested in the relationship human beings have to faith. The work explores the desperation and difficulty of keeping faith in the pursuit of meaning, spotlighting the grey area where uncertainty and vulnerability exist.

Kristina Paabus’ work examines systems, which we as groups and individuals use to enforce perceptions of structure. Her hybrid spatial conversations elaborate on constructions that allow us to interact with, and gain control over, our surroundings. These specific systems, such as language, architecture, beliefs, maps, and so on, serve as guides to expose the anatomy of human comprehension, and an inevitable paradox.

Jesse Butcher’s works deal with an American “wanderlust” for meaning and understanding. He is interested in the complex issue of delineating identity and place, and the place between Black and White or Good and Bad.

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Soo Shin was born in Korea. She received both her BFA and MFA in painting and printmaking from Ewha Womans University in Seoul and an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She recently had a solo exhibition, Weave Between the Two, at the Korean Cultural Museum in Wheeling, IL. She lives and works in Chicago.

Kristina Paabus was born in Massachusetts. She studied Fine Arts and Religious Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Fine and Applied Arts at The Estonian Academy of Arts, and Fine Arts and Art History at Rhode Island School of Design. In 2009 she earned her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and then moved to Estonia as a Fulbright Fellow and Visiting Artist at the EAA. Paabus has exhibited and participated in residencies both nationally and internationally. She currently lives and works in Chicago where she is a faculty member and Graduate Coordinator in SAIC’s Department of Printmedia.

Jesse Butcher was born in Germantown, TN and lives and works in Chicago. He received a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2005 and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011. He recently participated in Breaking Glass: Summer Residency at The Graham Foundation. He currently teaches at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


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