A HISTORY, A FRAGMENT, A TERRITORY OPENING FEATURING:
Curated by Chris Grieshaber
EXTRA Projects is pleased to invite you to the opening of Project 007: A HISTORY, A FRAGMENT, A TERRITORY on Friday,
November 8th, 2019 | 7-10PM. A HISTORY, A FRAGEMENT, A TERRITORY is curated by Chris Grieshaber, as part of EXTRA’s 2019-2020 programming series showcasing local Chicago-based emerging and mid-career talent.
This November, EXTRA showcases the work of Rebecca Tanda, featuring mixed media and sculptural work paired with a site-specific installation in manufactured materials such as glass and plastics. Topics such as development, neighborhood change and technology are investigated by referencing the history of the exhibition space. Through layers of opacity and transparency rendered physical, Tanda invites us to consider how these concerns might influence our lives now.
In addition, please join us for a mold-making workshop and artist talk on Sunday, November 17, 2019 | 2-5PM where the artist will introduce the premise of mold-making as a conceptual premise to her work, and walk participants through the process through a hands-on demonstration.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Rebecca Denise Tanda (b. 1994) is a visual artist and cartographer currently based in Chicago. Prior to moving to Chicago she participated in several mapping and geography projects in Hong Kong and Mainland China. A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Rebecca has exhibited regionally and internationally. Rebecca’s work considers space, power and mythology through a materially driven sculptural practice. Rebecca was an artist in residence at Franconia Sculpture Park in 2018 and will be in residence at the Foundation Fiminco in Paris from 2020-2021.
ABOUT EXTRA PROJECTS
EXTRA Projects is a multidisciplinary project space located in the front of basic studios, an artist studio building located in Logan Square, Chicago.
We provide opportunities for artists at any level to display engaging, challenging work in a low-key public setting for feedback, sharing, and discussion. Our mission is to develop and contribute to a critical understanding of the possibilities of art, and to support the development of the voices and strategies that make those possibilities rich and deeply rooted in culture.