Oct 9th 2016

Comfort Station is proud to present a panel discussion with Juneer Kibria and Alison Ruttan about Kibria’s current exhibition in the Comfort Station gallery space.

Juneer Kibria
A* conceptual contractor – moving from one project to the next – as the space, the idea and the work is constantly negotiated.
Previous solo projects includes, Presence’ Tense – A site-induced installation with modular concrete pillars at Twelve Gates Art Center, Philadelphia in 2014 and Hidden Noise – a solo site specific installation at The Mission in Chicago. Including oddball outdoor curation such as A* Haul, and Lawn Gallery*.

Alison Ruttan
Alison Ruttan is a project-based artist whose work focuses on a topical investigations. At present she is involved with a long-term ceramic sculpture series that is following the conflicts in the Middle East. Her work has been exhibited at Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota,The Chicago Cultural Center, Crystal Bridges Art Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Elmhurst Art Museum, Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, California, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, Galerie Wit, Wageningen, Netherlands, Rocket Gallery, London, England, The Drawing Center, New York City, New York, Her work has been written about in Art In America, Flash Art, Chicago Tribune, Art Papers, Chicago Magazine, New Art Examiner. Awards include The Illinois Arts Council, Jerome Foundation, Art & Technology Residency; Wexner Museum, Artists Residency; Wild Animal Park.

Comfort Society is a weekly lecture series held Sundays at 1 during the Logan Square Farmer’s Market. Lecture topics range from the useful to the unexpected. Sponsored by Intelligentsia Coffee.

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