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Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening

10/03/2015
Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening
Sri Chowdhury, “Affected Painting,” site specific installation, 2015. Wood, linen, oil paint, concrete, plants, light gels, shadows, ceramics, dimensions variable. Photo by Clare Britt.
Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening
“Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening,” Installation view, Left: Essi Kausalainen, (top to bottom) “ABC,” 6’46”; Orchard, 9’04”; “Pine & Palm, “11’ 36”, 2013. “Transverberate,” 2015. Right: Sri Chowdhury, “Affected Painting,” site specific installation, 2015. Wood, linen, oil paint, concrete, plants, light gels, shadows, ceramics, dimensions variable, Sector 2337, 2015. Photo by Clare Britt.
Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening
Linda Tegg, “Terrain (Prairie Grass)” (2015), Whole Foods Bulk Bin Seeds (Small Red Chilli Beans, Extra Large Fava Beans, Black Beans (Turtle Beans), Pinto Beans, Mung Beans, Flageolet Beans, Pigeon Beans, Black Garbanzo Beans, Wild Rice, Soy Beans, Baby Lima Beans, Fava Beans, Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), Dark Red Kidney Beans, Navy Beans, Steuben Yellow Eye Beans, Scarlett Runner Beans, Cannellini Beans (White Kidney Beans), Adzuki Beans, Great Northern Beans, 32 Bean & 8-Vegetable Soup/Chili, Countrywild Brown Rice Blend, Olde World Pilaf, Lundberg’s Wild Blend, Mayacoba Beans (Canary Beans), Jacob’s Cattle Trout Beans, Christmas Lima Beans, Tiger Eye Beans, European Soldier Beans, Petite Golden Lentils, French Green Lentils, Brown Lentils, Petite Crimson Lentils, Black Lentils, Ivory White Lentils, Red Lentils, Large Green Lentils, Giant Peruvian Lima Beans, Black-eyed Peas, Raw Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas), Yellow Popcorn, Heirloom Popcorn Kernels, Black Barley, Kamut Berries, Buckwheat Groats, Kasha, Freekeh, Barley (Pearled), Hard Red Winter Wheat Berries, Wheat Berries (Soft White Pastry), Spelt Berries, Rye Berries), dry wall, lights, growing media, plastic, dimensions variable.
Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening
Spread from affiliated publication. Design by Sonia Yoon.
Oct 09 – Nov 21, 2015 / Sector 2337, Chicago IL + May 06 – Jun 19, 2016 / Vox Populi, Philadelphia PA Featuring artists Sebastian Alvarez, Srijon Chowdhury, Katy Cowan, Zoe Crosher, Lindsey French, Essi Kausalainen, Deanna Ledezma, Wilfredo Prieto, Steve Ruiz, John Steck Jr., Linda Tegg, and Andrew Yang; a night of performances by Katherine Behar and Joshua Kent (curated by Every house has... +

The New [New] Corpse

08/03/2014
The New [New] Corpse
The New [New] Corpse Installation View, Sector 2337, 2014. Photo by Joseph Rynkiewicz.
The New [New] Corpse
The New [New] Corpse, Installation View, Sector 2337, 2014. Photo by Joseph Rynkiewicz. Left to right: Joseph Grigely, “Songs Without Words (Faust),” 2012. Pigment Print, Edition 2 of 3, 35 x 29.5″; Joseph Grigely, “Songs Without Words (Sekou Sundiata),” 2012. Pigment Print, Edition 2 of 3, 35 x 29.5″; Shane Ward, “Victory,”2014. Lead, flocking, granite, extruded polystrene, 58″ (h) x 14 x 14”; Carlos Martiel, “Break the Night,” 2014; Heather Mekkelson, “Debris Field: dependent clause,” 2008. Steel, ceramic, tile, gypsum, board; Jason Lazarus, “Untitled (Vienna, Austria),” 2008. Photographic print, 35 x 27″.
The New [New] Corpse
The New [New] Corpse, Installation View. Photo by Joseph Rynkiewicz. Left to right: Carlos Martiel, “Break the Night,” 2014. Documentation of a 2014 performance at Art League Houston; photograph by Alex Barber, 16 x 24″; Heather Mekkelson, “Debris Field: dependent clause,” 2008. Steel, ceramic, tile, gypsum, board; Jason Lazarus, “Untitled, (Vienna, Austria)”, 2008. Photographic print, 35 x 27″.
The New [New] Corpse
The New [New] Corpse, Installation View, Sector 2337, 2014. Photo by Joseph Rynkiewicz. Left to right: Aman and Auburtin, “Loop Island;” Preston-Myint, “Of Their Slaves and Of Thier Marriages;” Aman and Auburtin, “Loop Island;” Ward, “Victory;” Mekkelson, “Debris Field: told them to look after the young ones;” and Xaviera Simmons, “Super Unknown #2,” 2010, 89 x 42″.
The New [New] Corpse
Young Joon Kwak, “Aggregate Body (Book),” 2014. Edition of 50 + 2 Exhibition copies, 12 x 12 x 1/2″.
The New [New] Corpse
The New [New] Corpse, Installation View, Sector 2337, 2014. Photo by Joseph Rynkiewicz.
Oct 16 – Dec 11, 2014 / Sector 2337, Chicago IL Featuring Benjamin L. Aman & Marion Auburtin, Joseph Grigely, Young Joon Kwak, Jason Lazarus, Carlos Martiel, Heather Mekkelson, Aay Preston-Myint, Rachel Niffenegger, Xaviera Simmons, Shane Ward, and Shoshanna Weinberger; with Jane Jerardi as our November Studio Resident.
A group show with... +

Field Static: A Group Show About the Object

06/27/2013
Field Static: A Group Show About the Object
“Field Static”, Installation view, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL. Photo by Clare Britt.
Field Static: A Group Show About the Object
Stephen Lapthisphon, “Taxonomy of Root Vegetables”, 2012. Installation view, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL. Photo by Clare Britt.
Field Static: A Group Show About the Object
Ellen Rothenberg, “Constellation”, 2012. Installation view, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL. Photo by Ryan Weber.
June 2nd – June 13th, 2012 at the Co-Prosperity Sphere .:. 3219 South Morgan Street  Chicago, IL 60608
Featuring the work of Ellen Rothenberg, Mark Booth, Stephen Lapthisophon, Heather Mekkelson, Christian Kuras and Duncan MacKenzie, Carrie Gundersdorf, Justin Cabrillos, and Rebecca Mir. Field Static examines the possibilities of objects as they engage with each other and thereby embody a network, or constellation of points. What begins to emerge is an... +

Ghost Nature

01/17/2013
Ghost Nature
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, Chicago, 2014 (installation view).
Ghost Nature
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, Chicago, 2014 (installation view). Left: Heidi Norton, Anaphase Mutated, 2014, glass, resin, plants, paint, wood, 61 1/2 x 52 in. Right: Akosua Adoma Owusu, Anancy, 2012, video and slides, 2:00 min.
Ghost Nature
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, Chicago, 2014 (installation view). Left: Jenny Kendler, Camouflage V (Ultra-deflector for endangered Bird of Paradise), 2013, vintage porcelain bird, glue, paperclay, acrylic, gold leaf, 10 x 6 x 6 in. Center: Assaf Evron, Untitled, (sRGB 1996), 2012, MDF and epoxy, 32 x 35 x 18 in. Right: Carrie Gundersdorf, Four Sections of Saturn’s Rings, 2013, colored pencil and watercolor on paper, 40 x 60 in.
Ghost Nature
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, Chicago, 2014 (installation view).
Ghost Nature
Akosua Adoma Owusu. ” Anance,” 2013, dual video projection, 1.37 min. Installation view, La Box, ENSA, 2014.
Ghost Nature
Ghost Nature, La Box, Bourges, 2014. Installation View.
Ghost Nature
Ghost Nature, La Box, Bourges, 2014. Installation View.
Ghost Nature was featured in issue 7 of the Journal for Artistic Research. La Box, ENSA, Bourges: January – April, 2014. Gallery 400, Chicago: January 17 – March 1, 2014. Artists: Sebastian Alvarez, Art Orienté objet (Marion Laval-Jeantet and Benoît Mangin), Jeremy Bolen, Irina Botea, Agnes... +