Shadowed! + elsetime: Ellen Rothenberg

03/04/2017
Shadowed! + elsetime: Ellen Rothenberg
Ellen Rothenberg, elsetime, 2015. Installation view, Sector 2337. Photo by Clare Britt.
Shadowed! + elsetime: Ellen Rothenberg
Shadowed! spread from book. Design by Sonia Yoon. Green Lantern Press, 2016.
Shadowed! + elsetime: Ellen Rothenberg
Shadowed! spread from book. Design by Sonia Yoon. Green Lantern Press, 2016.
About the exhibition: May 9 – July 3, 2015 / Sector 2337: elsetime, a solo exhibition by Ellen Rothenberg features new work in a wide range of media from photography, performance, and installation, elsetime examines the difficulty of artistic lineage exploring history’s dislocated presence. Central to Rothenberg’s artistic retcon is the image of her walking in the study of Bertolt Brecht. Rothenberg expands from there, refracting through additionally (and personally)... +

Slipping through the net of a metaphor: SITE SANTA FE // MUCH WIDER THAN A LINE

10/03/2016
Slipping through the net of a metaphor: SITE SANTA FE // MUCH WIDER THAN A LINE
Paolo Soleri (b. 1919, Turin, Italy; died 2013, Paradise Valley, AZ). Amphitheater, c. 1975. Commissioned by the Lloyd Kiva New for Institute of American Indian Arts, 1964. Image courtesy of the IAIA Archives, Santa Fe
Originally published by The Seen, Sept 2016. SITE Santa Fe stands close to the downtown historic district of the city, beside train tracks and Warehouse 21, a haven for artistic youth. Contextualized by a landscape that originally belonged (and still partially belongs) to Native Americans, within the architectural residue of a complex colonial and missionary histories, the Southwest... +

Kerry James Marshall // Profile of the Artist

04/28/2016
Kerry James Marshall // Profile of the Artist
Kerry James Marshall, The Actor Hezekiah Washington as Julian Carlton Taliesen Murderer of Frank Lloyd Wright Family, 2009. Hudgins Family NY. © Kerry James Marshall. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.
“We are not, as we sometimes like to imagine, independent thinkers with our own unique & groovy style of cognition: we have in fact inherited a narrow repertoire of prefab concepts, and we find ourselves thinking as thinking things on highly ramified architectonics of ideas, and along deeply grooved paths of thought-action.” [1]— Karen Houle Kerry James Marshall has... +

Notes On + Copy Drawings

03/13/2016
Notes On + Copy Drawings
Magalie Guérin, Copy Drawings, Installation View, Sector 2337, 2016. Photo by Clare Britt.
Working with Magalie Guérin as an editor on her a-chronological studio journal, we released the book in her solo exhibition, Copy Drawings, at Sector 2337. About the show: March 25, 2016 – May 15, 2016 / Sector 2337, Chicago. Copy Drawings was organized in conjunction with the publication of Guérin’s first book, NOTES ON (The... +

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... +