@ Arts Incubator
301 E Garfield Blvd
Opening Saturday, October 12th, from 8PM - 11PM
On view through Tuesday, November 12th
Through the use of linguistics, sound, and materials, groun(d) examines the murder of Trayvon Martin. Featuring sculpture, installation, and signage composed of materials that reference the incident, avery r. young presents this work as a memorial to honor Trayvon’s death, while challenging the circumstances surrounding the event. Featuring collaborative works with Douglas Ewart, Stephen Flemister, Cheryl Reese and La Keisha Leek, groun(d) transforms the Arts Incubator gallery into sacred ground.
Opening Reception and Performance:
October 12, 8-11pm
Off the Record Part 1: Arts Incubator | October 12, 8-11pm
Off the Record Pt. 1 is the first installment of performances celebrating the release of music and sound design created during avery r. young’s 2012-13 Arts + Public Life residency. “booker t. soltreyne: a race rekkid” is a collection of songs that speak to relations in race, gender, and politics inside the Obama era.
Off the Record gives music fans the opportunity to hear a new record, often in advance of its release. Each party features the new recording as well as the artist(s) performing the music live. The Listening Party may include a Q&A with the artists, live podcast taping, group discussion, or DJ set.
Sponsors: Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) of the City of Chicago, Elastic Arts Foundation, Saki, Arts + Public Life, and Rebuild Foundation
Off the Record Part 2: Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall | October 24, 7-10pm
Performers: avery r. young, Leroy Bach, and Coolout Chris
Off the Record Pt. 2 is the second installment of performances celebrating the release of music/sound design created during avery r. young’s 2012-13 Arts and Public Life residency. “booker t. soltreyne: a race rekkid” is a collection of songs that speak to relations in race, gender, and politics inside the Obama era. avery will perform selections from the album, talk about the process, and premiere a video.
Sponsors: Arts + Public Life, The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, Elastic Arts, New Skool Poetiks, and Rebuild Foundation
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