Collective Threads:

Collective Threads

Join artist-in-residence Victoria Martinez as she shares research about the African Presence in Mexico, her studio process, and projects facilitated throughout her residency at the University of Chicago Arts Incubator. Participate in creating a weaving with paper images of textiles from Africa and Mexico and learn how fibers connect various communities.

Artist-in-Residence Application Due

Arts + Public Life and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture at the University of Chicago invite applications for their joint 2018/2019 Artist-in-Residence Program (Nov 1, 2018–Aug 30, 2019).

Applications open: Monday, June 25, 2018

Apply via the UChicago Arts SlideRoom:

Application due: Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:59PM CST

About the program
The artist residency is for Chicago-based artists, writers, thinkers, and collaboratives, with a preference given to artistic practices that:

Interior/Exterior: Towards a sustainable artistic practice by Glorimar Sanchez Marrero

"Interior/Exterior: Hacia una práctica artística sustentable"
"Interior/Exterior: Towards a sustainable artistic practice"

Free and open to the public

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Visiting Puerto Rican Artist-in-Residence, Glorimar Marrero Sanchez presents her collected works for a closing exhibition. The exhibition will feature a collection of still photography and three short films—Revolt in the Roosevelt, Biopsy, and The Phenomenom. The screenings will be followed by a brief Q+A session and a short reception.

Anna Daučíková & Assaf Evron: FOR

The immediate occasion for this coupling of Anna Daučíková (born in Czechoslovakia in 1950, currently living in Prague) and Assaf Evron (born in Israel in 1977, currently living in Chicago) is their shared interest in Soviet-trained artists of little renown but substantial visual impact: Ukrainian native Valery Lamakh, known for his decorative tilework on Kiev’s many Stalin-era residential buildings, and Russian-born Shlomo Eliraz, whose name today primarily survives in a handful of public murals scattered around Tel Aviv.