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March 2021

Center Sundays March

March 7 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for Center Sundays! Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks virtually from the comfort of your own home! Create Your Own Humble Fabric Patch with Lucia Calderon-Arrieta @ 1pm The humble fabric patch is a powerful garment intervention: it can be a simple, subtle means for mending, or a brave declaration of self-determination. In this workshop, participants will learn 3 embroidery techniques to express their identities through fabric patches. We will begin…

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Ground Floor Symposium: Chicago as Teacher

March 7 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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How do artists mentor and support the careers of other artists in Chicago? What does one have to do to find an experienced advisor to help navigate the art world? This conversation will attempt to articulate the obscure but impactful, formal or informal, networks of generosity in which Chicago artists participate. Ground Floor co-curator, Allison Peters Quinn talks with three generations of artists at Columbia College Chicago who actively pay it forward when it comes to assisting other artists careers.…

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Ground Floor Symposium: Chicago as Research

March 11 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Chicago’s rich history of political organizing, activism, and experimentation is deeply intertwined with the distinct histories of the city’s culturally diverse neighborhoods and communities. Artists exhibiting in Ground Floor 2020 (who earned their MFA in Chicago in 2019 and 2020) discuss how the context and history of the city influenced their practice. Featured speakers include, Bun Stout, Tiff Betty and William Estrada. Moderated by Ciera McKissick, Public Programs Coordinator. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87836606110 -- This program is a part of…

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Ground Floor: Excavating the Past and Present: A Panel Discussion

March 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Ground Floor artists explore and discuss the ways in which their practices excavate the past and present to articulate personal mythologies and understand the legacy of our time. Cecilia Beaven and Percy Lam explore the visual culture of their homelands in order to celebrate and revive them to develop new narratives to carry these narratives into the future and avoid extinction. J. Kent and Stella Brown collect ephemera to make objects that speak about systems of consumption, value, and the…

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April 2021

Center Sundays

April 4 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2021

Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for Center Sundays! Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks virtually from the comfort of your own home! Join us on Zoom here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89878680561

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Ground Floor Artists Film Screening & Talk

April 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a screening of shorts from our Ground Floor artists, Kayla Anderson, Atefeh Farajollahzade, and Forrest Simmons, followed by a Q&A with the artists about their work. Stay with the Body by Kayla Anderson. A conversation about technology’s potential to erase the body in video as a metaphor for the extinction of human beings. Things Remain by Atefeh Farajollahzade is an auto-fiction that explores the struggle of coping with loss as well as the psychological and physical division caused…

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