May 23rd 2014


@ Mana Contemporary Chicago

Room 410, 2233 S. Throop St., Chicago IL

Opening Friday, May 23rd, from 6PM - 9PM

On view through Saturday, May 24th

Gratification is an exhibition that addresses the relationships that exist among food, politics, and desire. Using food as a platform, the six artists in the show explore issues such as identity politics, morality, cultural inclusivity, and sexual objectification. Gratification is an extended dialogue about how food operates as a metaphor that reveals the way that we relate and transform ourselves.

Participating artists: Molly Hewitt, Annelies Kamen, Jedediah Johnson, Billy McGuiness, Leonard Suryajaya, and Hyounsang Yoo.

The exhibition is organized by Tie Jojima, Eric Lengsouthiphong, Kyle Riley, Nhung Walsh, and Danyu Xu.

Organizers are students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Events The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Public Viewing Gallery hours: Friday and Saturday from 12-5pm, by appointment on weekdays.

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