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THE JOURNEYMAN

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© Courtesy of the artist and threewalls
THE JOURNEYMAN

119 N. Peoria #2C
Chicago, IL 60607
September 7th, 2012 - October 20th, 2012
Opening: September 7th, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.three-walls.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
West Loop/West Town
EMAIL:  
chase@three-walls.org
PHONE:  
312-432-3972
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 11-5
TAGS:  
recording studio, library, installation

DESCRIPTION

Performative Slide Lecture: Saturday, September 22nd,  3pm
With an accompanying bi-fold and essay by Terri Kapsalis.

Filmmaker Cauleen Smith wraps up her 2-year Chicago residency and research on Sun Ra with her exhibition The Journeyman - an installation, recording studio, and library about artistic process, research and the relationship between an artist and the subjects they revere. The exhibition will be accompanied by the release of a limited edition vinyl record mixed by Smith that includes recordings she made over the course of her project in Chicago and materials found in the Sun Ra archive at Experimental Sound Studio.

Experimental filmmaker Smith has been a “long-term” resident of threewalls’, first joining us in 2010 as part of the Studio Chicago program in conjunction with the Sullivan Galleries at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Initially Smith intended to extend her on-going film work on jazz, radical black creativity, and the American urban matrix to a work on Chicago and the legend and impact of phenom Sun Ra. Her research led her down a winding path to residencies at the University of Chicago, Center for Race and Culture, and Experimental Sound Studio’s Sun Ra archives.