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Chicago

The Carousel Space Project

Exhibition Detail
EX
1310 N Hoyne Ave Apt 1
Chicago, IL 60622


May 18th, 2012 - May 31st, 2012
Opening: 
May 18th, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
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WEBSITE:  
http://carouselproject.blogspot.com/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
North Side
TAGS:  
surrealism, conceptual, mixed-media, photography
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The Carousel Space Project presents a collaborative exhibition project that will travel to 3 cities: Chicago, New York, and Ft. Wayne.

EX: Creative Collaboration honors and breaks surrealist conventions, bringing a diverse collection of artists together and conversing through corpses.

Friday May 18th
6pm-9pm
The Carousel Space Project


Curated by Dan Swartz of Wunderkammer Co.

Artists Include: 
Abdi Farah, Ali Aschman, Avneet Pannu, Christina Long, Dan Callis, David Carpenter, Emily Weiss, Jake Saunders, Jennifer Mills, Jess Poplawski, John McCormick, John Silvis, Josh Dihle, Joshua Cave, Joyce Lee, Kate Mangold, Kathryn Drury, Kristina Paabus, Lacey Richter, Liza Cucco, Nicholas Steindorf, Reid Strelow, Robin Kang, Sommer Starks, Stephanie Carpenter, and Zach Klein.

Inspired by The Exquisite Corpse parlor game, which was originally intended to provoke further creativity by removing sole authorship and pre-conceptions of form, EX will produce a vivid experience for its viewers, and facilitate new connections between the artists in disparate communities. As part of their mission to revitalize communities through contemporary art, Wunderkammer Company is interested in the innovation inherent to the collaborative process. To facilitate this, EX takes the Surrealist tradition of the Exquisite Corpse and creates an indirect collaboration between artist, curator, and administrator.


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