2013 Events

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2013 Events

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Curious Cinema: Fall 2013 Program
Join us at the Flaxman Library for a new monthly series of loosely-programmed screenings from our 16mm print collection. We have a number of rare prints, new acquisitions, and other titles that we don’t often have a chance to see. Curious? Then…

Curious Cinema: Spring 2013 Program
Join us at the Flaxman Library for a new monthly series of loosely-programmed screenings from our 16mm print collection.  We have a number of rare prints, new acquisitions, and other titles that we don’t often have a chance to see.  Curious? Then…

Alexis Petroff: Floating Drawings
Alexis Petroff discusses his installation currently on view in Clutch Gallery. Floating Drawings is a delectable exhibition of miniature sculptures by Alexis Petroff. There is no excess in this otherwise filled to the brim show. All the elements in…

Martin Kelly: Subtle Body
Martin Kelly discusses his installation currently on view in Clutch Gallery. “And when I look inside of your temple It looks just like the inside of any one man.” —Patti Smith, Ain’t it Strange   In Hindu metaphysics and other esoteric…

Annotations: A Collaborative Performance Event
The Flaxman Library Special Collections and the Department of Sound invite you to join us for the third in our series of collaborative events. For this installment, we took the musical score as a starting point from which to consider the…

Polyculture Film Premiere
Polyculture is a film about sustainable food practices, a group of people whose aim is to bring awareness to the idea of "concious consumption," and documentation of the May 2013 event "Polyculture: A Locally Resourced Performative Brunch at City…

David Getsy: "This Continually Computerized Catalogue": Participation, Database Aesthetics, and Dan Flavin's 1967 exhibition at the MCA Chicago
For his first major museum show at the MCA Chicago in 1967, Dan Flavin installed one of the earliest commercially available IBM mainframes so that visitors could produce on-site unique dot-matrix printed variations of the text which served as the…

A conversation with Canadian artist Micah Lexier. Publications play a significant role in Lexier's own practice, and this conversation will give space to discussing his works within the context of a number of early Conceptual artworks held in the…

Laura Davis: Your Eye is My Ear(lobe)
Laura Davis (Faculty, Contemporary Practices) discusses her installation on view in Clutch Gallery "Your Eye is My Ear(lobe)"It’s not everyday that you open your jewelry box filled with shoulder-length earrings from the 80s and find yourself in a…

Radius Broadcast
Radius Library will be in residence in the Special Collections Reading Room from November 13th - 30th.  Radius is an experimental radio broadcast platform based in Chicago. It features a new project monthly with statements by artists who use radio…