Opening Wednesday, May 29th, from 5PM - 6PM
Jefferson Godard is a video art curator, gallery director, educator, and trained architect. Currently he serves as Director of Aspect/Ratio, a contemporary art gallery located in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago and teaches in Art and Art History at Columbia College Chicago. He has curated video art based exhibitions and screenings at spaces including: The Chicago Architecture Biennial, Gallery 400 at UIC Chicago, Nice and Fit Gallery Berlin, Souvenirs from Earth channel in France, Shane Campbell Gallery Chicago, and The Mission Chicago. Godard has worked on several high-rise residential projects in his hometown of Miami, Florida and worked on an award-winning urban park competition Bahndeckel in Munich, Germany. In addition to his curatorial and gallery endeavors, Godard has spoken on panels at the MCA Chicago, Moving image Art Fair New York, Chicago Artists Coalition, Art Cologne, and chaired a panel discussion at the College Arts Association Conference.
Installation image from “What She Sees When She Shuts Her Eyes,” Sabina Ott and Dana Berman Duff, 2019, Aspect/Ratio, image courtesy the artist and Aspect/Ratio