Jan 10th 2018

Murmurs and Palpitations: Her Environment #7

@ TCC Chicago

2547 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Opening Wednesday, January 10th, from 7PM - 10PM

On view through Saturday, January 27th

Murmurs and Palpitations is a show about ritualized processes of healing and understanding. The show confronts the politics of navigating emotional responses within an environment of virtuality by directly remediating our lived experiences. The pieces in this show pose the question of the dynamic between intimate and immersive media and the ontological self, as experienced through multiple senses and ritualistic gestures. Interpreting Murmurs and Palpitations as sensory and experiential – living electronics – listening to the pulses and vibrations of the works, as they change rhythm through the practice of their language, their breath, the sound and smells of their environment.

Her Environment is an expanded new media art series highlighting feminine spectrum artists. Our focus is on broadening the understanding of how New Media practices can be used in multiple forms of art making, from video to installation and performance. Our aim is to show pieces that challenge how new media can be used, and the male dominated culture that surrounds it.

murmuring of screens, of bodies
living electronics, low, soft voices
breathing && quivering
incoming messages && touches
exercise in the form of repetitive motions

Curated by Chelsea Welch, Iryne Roh & the Her Environment Team N.Y.

Video Games:
Paloma Dawkins – Gardenarium (Canada)
Tahutahu Studios – Idearum (Madrid, Spain)

Erin Gee (Canada)
Hannah Newman – Sky Water (Portland, OR)
Samantha Fickel – Touch Screen (Illinois, US)
Rena Anakwe – Living Narratives [iter.03] (Brooklyn, NY)
Madeeha Lamoreaux – Obtained | Retained [Blood Battery] (Chicago, IL)

Hiba Ali – Con-tai-ner (Chicago, IL)
Hifsa Farooq – Two Fans (Lahore, Pakistan)
Yaloo Pop – New Millennial Workout Routine (Seoul, Korea/Chicago, IL)

Mitsu Salmon (Chicago, IL)

01/10/2018 ~ 01/27/2018
Gallery hours and Workshops: TBA
MURMURS AND PALPITATIONS is open for viewing from January 10th through the 27th!

♥♥Suggested Donations: $5~10♥♥
All proceeds will go to Her Environment and the participating artists! Drinks by TCC Gallery, photos by Jordyn Belli.

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