Oct 12th 2019

Join us for a day filled with free art making activities, performances, open studios and more! See the full schedule below:

Unwritten Histories: Panel and Discussion led by Anne Hayden Stevens
(Muller Meeting Room)
A number of the artists in the Center Program are working with histories that are either undocumented or difficult to impossible to record. These histories are fruitful places to work for artists as they provide space for imagination rooted in stories and experience. This talk provides space for exploration of the artifacts, documents and ideas that inform the artists work. Artists Wen Liu, Elissa Osterland and Maryam Taghavi will each give a short presentation. The program will be followed by an open discussion and the opportunity to explore the artist’s work in the galleries.

Walking a Floor Plan, by Shir Ende
230-3pm, 4-430pm
(Main Gallery)
Can movement condition the production of space and its very logic? Can the body and the movement we choose have the power to control space? Walking a Floor Plan is a durational performance that seeks to create architecture through walking.

Book Release: “Deborah Boardman: Painter, &” Exhibition Publication
The Deborah Boardman retrospective exhibition catalog is here! Featuring moving and informative essays by Jessica Cochran, Robert Metrick, Tate Shaw, and Kristin Korolowicz, the 112 page book is a must for any chicago art lover. Books will be on sale for a special reduced rate of $20 ($25 regular price).

At Bounded Space
2:30 3:30pm
Join us for a tour of our exhibition Extended Self relating to boundaries of the body, space, and motherhood led by artist Hui Min Tsen.

Exhibition Reception for Ashley Freeby: Plots & Hems, Intersectional Touch, and Extended Self: Transformations and Connections
3- 5:pm
Join the artists in celebrating their work presented in our new series of exhibitions. Refreshments will be served.

Weighing In
4- 5pm
Jessica Mueller, durational performance this performance is based on the performers endurance. It runs approx 10-15 minutes.

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