Mar 8th 2019

Port of Call: Closing

@ Chicago Art Department

1932 S Halsted St. Ste 100, Chicago, IL 60608

Opening Friday, March 8th, from 5:30PM - 7PM

On view through Friday, March 8th

Join us for the closing celebration of Port of Call with an artist talk and open hours on March 8, 2019. The Artist talk will kick off at 5:15 pm and with a closing reception from 6:30 pm- 10 pm.

Port of Call is a shipping industry term referring to the stops that a vessel makes throughout its voyage. Its secondary and vernacular definition refers to “any of a number of places that a person visits in succession.” The adjacency of these term creates an analogy between humans and the infrastructure of global shipping. A Port is a location that is both transient and permanent. They are permanent fixtures to house impermanent vessels, goods, and bodies. Ports act as punctuation marks in the language of global infrastructures. These pauses and hesitations are the sites where human experience is sutured to that of cargo as it passes amongst locations

Artists: Neeraja D, Ji Su Kwak, Haerim Lee, Joseph Josue Mora, Annie Raccuglia, Luis A. Sahagun, Yasmin Spiro, Hope Wang. Curated by CAD Core artist Ahmed Ozsever.

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