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Action Figures!

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Action Figures!

1950 W. 21st St.
Storefront space
Chicago, IL 60608
October 14th, 2011 - October 30th, 2011
Opening: October 14th, 2011 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://cobaltartstudio.blogspot.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
South Side
EMAIL:  
cobaltartstudio@gmail.com
OPEN HOURS:  
By appointment
TAGS:  
photography, mixed-media, digital, installation, video-art, performance, conceptual, sculpture
COST:  
FREE

DESCRIPTION

Action figures allow us to animate the inanimate, activate the inactive and stimulate fantasies. The exhibition !Action Figures! explores the relationships between direct action, the figurative art tradition, kinetics, performance, participation, activism, intervention and play.

Saul Aguirre - PerformanceCharcko & Alfredo Arcos - Video
PBR Street gang (Juan Compean/Antonio Martinez/Jose Arceo) - Sculpture
Charles Fairbanks - Video Manos/Buckius Cooperative - Videos
Micheal Flynn - Direct action/Photo
Eric J. Garcia - Sculpture
Andres Hernandez - Video/photography
Erik Howard -  Community activist work/Photography
Cara Levine & Cassie Thornton -  Performance/photodocument
Naomi Martinez - Figurine and sequential art
Carrie Morris - Bedaya Macbeth Puppetry installation
Daniel Pugh- sculpture/performance
Elvia Rodriguez Ochoa - Documentation of (local) direct action
Diana Solis - Drawings
Adrienne Vetter - Figurines
Build-a-Beaner Fiesta Time Exploratorium Experience (Aaron Michael Morales/Paloma Martinez-Cruz/Nuco Villanueva ) Painting/Performance
Eric Warner - photography
Wesley Wilson - Interactive game