Jun 9th 2018

Manal Kara: Panty Hoes at the Dawn of the Chthulucene

@ Hume

3242 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Opening Saturday, June 9th, from 7 - 10

On view through Sunday, July 8th

Hume is pleased to announce “Panty Hoes at the Dawn of the Chthulucene”, a solo exhibition by Manal Kara. The artist presents new sculptures in an environmental installation.

Please join us Saturday, June 9th from 7-10pm for the opening reception. Complimentary beverages by Pipeworks Brewing will be served.

“i was peeing outside and a ruby-throated hummingbird came up to my pee stream and started drinking it—

if wheat and corn domesticated humans into replicating them literally, what if millions of years ago plankton and algae forests had the idea to domesticate us metaphorically – that is, to fix fate such that we would later exhume their remains and render them undecayable, exempt them from oblivion, ascertaining the immortality of their material legacy? is the great pacific garbage patch not just these same algae of 300 million years ago returning to their ancestral home after making a devil’s deal and transcending their earthly bodies to become something Other, ugly, heavenly, colorful, diseased, divine, unholy, impervious, impermeable—

youtube: the sopranos, but only gabagool

youtube: alex jones, succubus with goblins

youtube: larry enticer, just gonna send it

if certain plants have domesticated humans, and memes like capital and religion parasitize humans, do they work in tandem or at odds with one another? who really runs the corn futures market?

they/them are a hoe because they/them delight in fornication: to fuck without replication—

you better redneckognize in the name of jah.

feminine alienation from capital, the straightest element, upon a genderless earth, every species in drag, multifarious drag—

human extinction now”

Manal Kara is a self-taught Moroccan-American artist living and working in Gary, IN and Chicago, IL. They have exhibited work nationally and internationally.

Hume is an all-volunteer artist-run space. This will be our last exhibition as a collective and we thank all of the folks who have supported us and the artists we’ve shown. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for future events such as a big ol’ finale blowout party ♥

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