Mar 18th 2012


@ Links Hall

3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657

Opening Sunday, March 18th, from 7PM - 9PM

On view through Sunday, March 18th

ARTE NO ES FÁCIL is a self-reflexive artwork based in creating relationships beyond pictures between Cuba and the United States. The project presents its final weekend of exhibitions exploring public presentation as a means of creating a more expansive discussion about art and current political realities. Collaborative works produced by pairings of emerging artists from Havana and Chicago will be presented on March 16th, 17th and 18th at Links Hall. Many Havana-based artists will be in attendance through cultural visas secured by ARTE NO ES FÁCIL, Linkshall and the MacArthur Foundation. For more information about the artists and the exhibitions visit

Sunday, March 18 at 7pm
Rachel Herman (Chicago) / Anthony Blackhood (Havana)
Dana Carter (Chicago) / Nestor Mederos (Havana)
Ana Olema (Havana) / Jason Pallas (Chicago)
Marilyn Volkman / Danielle Paz (project co-creators)

March performances include works produced by national and international artists, Omni Zona Franca, Red Rover Series, Zachary Cahill, Raychel Carrion, Dana Carter, Nestor Mederos, Rachel Herman, Anthony Blackhood, Ana Olema, Jason Pallas, Sam Stalling, Duniesky Martin, Celia y Yunior, Sage and Lindholm, Susana Delahante Matienzo, Andrea Smith, Ricardo Miguel Hernandez and Casey Smallwood, Q&A with artists to follow performances.

Links Hall is located at 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
BROWN, PURPLE & RED line stop at Belmont and RED line Addison stop. For more information 773.281.0824 /
*Tickets $15 at the Door / $12 Online / $10 Students & Seniors – or pay what you can
Links Hall promotes “pay what you can” programming so all can attend

ARTE NO ES FÁCIL is generously supported by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Links Hall, The University of Chicago: Department of Visual Art, The Open Practice Committee, Arts Council, The Claire Kantor Foundation, Art Chicago, NEXT, FOTA, and many generous private donations.

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