Exhibitions

NINE LIVES: The Renaissance Society

Marwa Arsanios, Still From Have You Ever Killed A Bear? Or Becoming Jamila, 2013-2014. Courtesy of the artist and Mor Charpentier, Paris
Will Wilson (Diné), “Mexican Hat Disposal Cell, Navajo Nation (Connecting the Dots series),” 2020, drone-based digital photograph (triptych), ca. 44 x 110” total. Collection of the artist. From “Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology” at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

A group exhibition at the Renaissance Society, Chicago. Co-curated with Karsten Lund and running from Sep 12-Nov 15, 2020.  You can download the digital catalogue here. Nine Lives takes shape around a set of protagonists, whether real or imagined, past or present, as if this exhibition were a… +

Inner Telescope: Eduardo Kac

Eduardo Kac, Inner Telescope, 2018. Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago. Photo courtesy of artist.
Eduardo Kac, Inner Telescope, 2018. Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago. Photo courtesy of artist.
Eduardo Kac, Inner Telescope, 2018. Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago. Photo courtesy of artist.
Eduardo Kac, Inner Telescope, 2018. Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago. Photo courtesy of artist.

Sep 07-Sep 30, 2018 Co-curated with Fulla Abdul-Jabbar About the show: Inner Telescope is a solo exhibition  by Eduardo Kac (pronounced “Katz”) of an artwork created for the conditions of Outer Space. Central to this show is an abstract form of the same name—an Inner Telescope conceived for zero… +

If the hours were already counted: Angelika Markul

Angelika Markul If the hours were already counted, 2016. Installation video with music by Simon Ripoll-Hurier. Film, black and white, sound, 11’47’’ loop. Naica crystal framed and a crystal-shaped installation.

May 11-July 29, 2018 / Sector 2337, Chicago “This is a landscape where one knows one is not welcome within, but where one wants to stay. The scientists are decked out in suits to prevent the cave’s extreme heat and atmosphere from getting to them, but… +

Coming of Age

Takahiro Iwasaki, Phenotypic Remodeling (Chicago), 2017. Site-specific installation (newspaper inserts and packages), dimension variable. Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Photo by Clare Britt.
Takahiro Iwasaki, Out of Disorder (brush), 2017. Toothbrush, dimension variable. Photo by Clare Britt.
Coming of Age, Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Left: Takahiro Iwasaki, Architecture (roach motel), 2012. Cockroach trap and watch, dimension variable. Right: Takahiro Iwasaki, Out of Disorder (Navy Pier), 2017. Beach towel, dimension variable. Photo by Clare Britt.
Takahiro Iwasaki, Tectonic Model, 2017. Books. Dimensions variable. Photo by Clare Britt.
Coming of Age, Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Photo by Clare Britt.
Tsherin Sherpa, Untitled, 2017. Acrylic and ink on cotton, 44 x 45.5”. Photo by Clare Britt.
Coming of Age, Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Photo by Clare Britt.
Aki Inomata, I Wear the Dog’s Hair and Dog Wears My Hair (detail), 2014. Cape made of dog’s hair; 11×27”. Photo by Clare Britt.
Ebony G. Patterson, 10, 18, 47, 33, 28, from Invisible Presence: Bling Memories, 2014. Fabric, acrylic paint, adhesive, fabric flowers, pinus palustris, lace, rhinestones, ribbons, tassels, crochet doily, crochet tassels, fabric appliques, glitter, pearls, 119 x 24 x 12”. Photo by Clare Britt.
Coming of Age, Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Coming of Age, Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Left (floor) Ebony G. Patterson, 10, 18, 47, 33, 28, from Invisible Presence: Bling Memories, 2014. Fabric, acrylic paint, adhesive, fabric flowers, pinus palustris, lace, rhinestones, ribbons, tassels, crochet doily, crochet tassels, fabric appliques, glitter, pearls, 119 x 24 x 12”; (middle wall): Rhonda Holberton, A FIXED RESISTANCE, 2016. Pigment Print on Wallcovering, 12.5 x 55’’; floor: A Fallen Pixel, 1 & III, 2016. Foam, Polyurea. 18 x 11 x 11.25″, 28.25 x 17 x 17.25″; Right: Essi Kausalainen, “Anette and Marin at the beach,” 2017. HD video, 7 min. Photo by Clare Britt.Photo by Clare Britt.
Rhonda Holberton, A Fallen Pixel, 1 & III, 2016. Foam, Polyurea. 18 x 11 x 11.25″, 28.25 x 17 x 17.25″. Photo by Clare Britt.
Coming of Age, Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Left (wall): Rhonda Holberton, A FIXED RESISTANCE, 2016. Pigment Print on Wallcovering, 12.5 x 55’’; floor: A Fallen Pixel, 1 & III, 2016. Foam, Polyurea. 18 x 11 x 11.25″, 28.25 x 17 x 17.25″; Right: Essi Kausalainen, “Anette and Marin at the beach,” 2017. HD video, 7 min. Photo by Clare Britt.
Essi Kausalainen, “Anette and Marin at the beach,” 2017. HD video, 7 min. Photo by Clare Britt.
Aki Inomata, Why Not Hand Over a “Shelter” to hermit crabs? -Border, 2009-2016. Installation view, Sector 2337. Resin, dimensions variable. Photo by Clare Britt.
Aki Inomata, Fugian from “Why Not Hand Over a “Shelter” to hermit crabs? -Border, 2016. Resin, 2.25×2.33×2.5”. Photo by Clare Britt.
Rebecca Beachy, taxidermy bird w/poem inherent, 2017. Bird’s-nest mud capsule. Poem by Dan Beachy-Quick, 2014-2017. Photo by Clare Britt.
Ebony G. Patterson, Excerpt from Invisible Presence: Bling Memories, 2014. In collaboration with Michelle Serioux HD Video, 9:40min. Photo by Clare Britt.
Rebecca Beachy, gravel path, 2017. Amish horse cremains from Chesterhill, Ohio, dimensions variable. Installation view, Sector 2337, Chicago, 2017. Photo by Clare Britt.

Sep 09-Nov 19, 2017 at Sector 2337 Featuring Rebecca Beachy, Rhonda Holberton, Essi Kausalainen, Takahiro Iwasaki, Aki Inomata, Ebony G. Patterson, and Tsherin Sherpa The libidinal flux of the teenager has left a permanent mark on culture, normalizing radical consumption in service of an endless… +