Oct 28th 2017

Singing Stones Closing

@ DuSable Museum of African American History

740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, IL 60637

Opening Saturday, October 28th, from 2PM - 5PM

On view through Sunday, October 29th

Join EXPO CHICAGO and the Chicago Architecture Biennial for a special encore of select performances as part of this official closing reception of Palais de Tokyo | Singing Stones at The Roundhouse at the DuSable Museum of African American History.

Free and Open to the Public.

1:45 pm | Opening Remarks

2:00 pm | Performance: Cauleen Smith
If Thoughts could Heal (2017)

3:00 pm | Performance: Floating Museum
Parable of a maroon moon ritual & a southern tree (2017) Part 2, by Avery R. Young

4:00 pm | Performance: Thomas Teurlai
Score for bodies and machines (2017)
Performed by Benjamin Wardell & Anna-Martine Whitehead

5:00 pm | Closing Remarks

About the exhibition

Wilfrid Almendra, Daniel G. Baird, Floating Museum, Dorian Gaudin, Lola Gonzàlez, Bouchra Khalili, Guillaume Leblon, Florian Pugnaire & David Raffini, Cauleen Smith, Thomas Teurlai, Raphaël Zarka, and Andrew Schachman

Singing Stones, curated by the Palais de Tokyo’s Katell Jaffrès, brings together 11 emerging artists from both the French and Chicago art scenes, as part of the first Hors les Murs exhibition in the United States, in partnership with the Institut français. Presented within The Roundhouse—a 17,000 sq. ft space built in 1881 and designed by Burnham & Root—at the DuSable Museum of African American History, the exhibition will present an intimate dialogue between original productions and pre-existing works to open during the sixth edition of EXPO CHICAGO (September 13–17), and will run concurrently through the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial (September 16, 2017–January 7, 2018). The exhibition design will involve a strong architectural component through a partnership with the Graham Foundation with Guest Designer Andrew Schachman, to collaborate with Jaffrès on a singular approach to the space and exhibition design.

The program is an extension of the French-American Curatorial Exchange initiated in 2013 with the Cultural Services of French Embassy in the United States.

Opening Night
Tuesday, September 12 — Palais de Tokyo Hors les Murs reception
8:00–11:00pm — Free entry, please RSVP here.

Extended hours during EXPO ART WEEK
Wednesday, September 13 — 10:00am–7:00pm
Thursday, September 14 — 10:00am–7:00pm
Friday, September 15 — 10:00am–7:00pm
Saturday, September 16 — 10:00am–7:00pm
Sunday, September 17 — noon–7:00pm

Exhibition Hours during run of show
September 18–October 29
Mondays Closed
Tuesday–Saturday — 10:00am–5:00pm
Sunday — 12:00–5:00pm

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