Collaborating with artists to produce new work that responds to the physical and psychic nature of a space, and considers historical and cultural frameworks, has always been central to our mission.”
“In reassembly, building components are taken apart, moved around, piled up and mixed with new construction to create alternative uses. This approach views a building’s materiality as a matter-of-fact, while stripping away the assumptions commonly associated with disused properties.”
“A Southern Exposure” will include a survey of South Side icons including many of the architects and styles that made Chicago famous, including buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Burnham and Eero Saarinen.
The site-specific performance will continue their investigation of “intimacy and domestic space within legacies of modernist architecture.”
“Hey Play!” shows how the medium of games extends through a number of continuums: digital to analog, introspective to social, curated to collaborative, sedentary to sweaty, serious to silly.
The daunting task of finding designs that wouldn’t fade in front of Takashi Murakami’s works at the Museum of Contemporary Art led us to Elena Bobysheva’s carefully constructed pieces, with strategic cutouts and strong colors.
We could do a top fifty of the CAB alone; it’s a heckuva month.