The Dangerous Professors
2055 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60608-4115
Opening Saturday, May 13th, from 6PM - 10PM
The Dangerous Professors, a curatorial project exhibiting over one hundred and fifty artists–educators, acts as a counter-action to the pervasive rightwing impulse whose spirit jeopardizes civil, artistic and academic freedom by calling out, shaming, and harming those it opposes. The exhibition responds by first inviting artists who define themselves as educators to participate, the result of which creates a list of art-educators that can be deemed, in the current political climate, as dangerous. Second, the exhibition portrays the spectrum of art done by the presumably “dangerous” educators, and has the potential to become “dangerous art.” Third, the exhibition will provide a publication that voices the individual concerns of the artists-educators participating in the show. The text will structure a platform for public dialogue that furthers the development of strategies toward radical education.
Participating artists, by alphabetical order:
Tal Adler, Nelly Agassi, Yair Agmon, Alberto Aguilar, Hiba Ali, Brandon Alvendia, Claire Arctander, Rajee Aryal, Claire Ashley, Yochai Avrahami, Ido Bar El, Brit Barton, Leslie Baum, Lauren Beck, Erik Beehn, Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Marrisa Benedict, Iris Bernblum, Troy Briggs, Austen Brown, Stella Brown, Alex Chitty and her Intro to Sculpture SP17 Class, Thomas Comerford, Kate Conlon, Adam Crosson, Matty Davis, Dana DeGiulio, Jen Delos Reyes, Joshua Demaree, Patrick F. Durgin, Trey Duvall, Liz Ensz, Hope Esser, Assaf Evron, Adam Farcus, Hannah Feldman, Jase Flannery, Eric Fleischauer, Danny Floyd, Benjamin Foch, Lindsey French, Rainer Ganahl, Alex Gartelmann, Beate Geissler and Oliver Sann, Rami George, Azadeh Gholizadeh, Danny Giles, Adela Goldbard, Kevin Goodrich, Alex Goss, Joseph Grigely, Dan Gunn, Ilan Gutin, Yoav Hainebach, Lise Haller Baggesen, Kate Hampel, Stevie Hanley, Laura Hart Newlon, Cameron Harvey, Jessica Harvey, Joe Havel, Daniel Hojnacki, Boyang Hou, Cathy Hsiao, Christalena Hughmanick, Lesley Jackson, Jaclyn M. Jacunski, Mathew Paul Jinks, James Kao, Leonardo Kaplan, James Pepper Kelly, Annie Kielman, Alexandra Laking, Jason Lazarus, Kirsten Leenaars, Nazafarin Lotfi, Daniel Luedtke, Robert Lundberg, Liz MacCarthy, Jennifer and Heather Mackenzie, Jill Magi, Jesse Malmed, Devin Mays, Billy McGuinness and Rhoda Rosen, Sarah Mendelsohn, Arthur Menezes Brum, Orr Menirom, Roland Miller, Niccolo’Maria Moronato, Jason Morris, Eileen Mueller, Yue Nakayama, Kia Miakka Natisse, Abbéy Odunlami, Gilad Ophir, Allyson Packer, Roni Packer, Jason Pallas, Dan Paz, Lee Sparks Pembleton, Juan-Carlos Perez, Tony Perucci, Eli Petel, Phil Peters, Benjamin Peterson, Drew Peterson, Cole Pierce, Sreshta Rit Premnath, Jeff Prokash, Chris Reeves, Elliot Reichert, Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez, Josh Rios, Roee Rosen, E. Aaron Ross, Greg Ruffing, Alison Ruttan, Avi Sabah, Gabriela Salazar, James Scheuren, Matthew Anthony Schlagbaum, Fred Schmidt-Arenales, Gregory Sholette, Teresa Silva in collaboration with Sebastián Aguirre, Suzanne Silver, Edra Soto, Felipe Steinberg, Antoinette Suiter, Dov Talpaz, Kenneth Tam, Marvin Tate, Ryan Thompson, Ruby Thorkelson, Diana Torres, Martha Tuttle, Udita Upadhyaya, Rambod Vala, Ramyar Vala, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Philip Vanderhyden, Amy Vogel, Allison Wade, Lisa Walcott, Kingston Waller in collaboration with Kelly Lloyd, Julie Weber, Tyrone Williams, R. Treshaun Williamson, Student of Ryan Coffey, Masha Zusman and Valery Bolotin.
Public event for the release of The Dangerous Professors Publication: Thursday, May 25, 6pm to 10pm
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