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Live Musical Performance by David Schulman

Soundscaping improvised live by electric violinist David Schulman fill the latest installation by Tina Tahir, Botany of Desire. Schulman’s music has been described by The Washington Post as “mysterious and beautiful,”and has been heard serendipitously around HPAC at odd moments since 2014. In building live soundscapes for Tahir’s installation, Schulman finds musical uses for cast-off materials […]

New Exhibitions Reception: Paul Mpagi Sepuya and Tina Tahir

Join us in celebrating the two new solo exhibitions in the Cleve Carney Gallery and Gallery 2 featuring installation work by Tina Tahir and photograhpy by Paul Mpagi Sepuya.  The works on view have resulted from the artists making work in the Art Center’s 2nd floor studios in the Guida Family Creative Wing. The artists […]

Open Studio: Tina Tahir

  Tina Tahir grew up in Southern Germany and currently lives in Chicago. Using images of nature and botany, she makes drawings, sculptures, books, and installations that survey the notion of impermanence. Tahir’s work urges a reconsideration of the natural world—poisonous foliage, toxic blossoms, and nature’s force over man-built spaces and objects—bringing its ambivalent character […]

Open Studio: Tina Tahir

Tina Tahir grew up in Southern Germany and currently lives in Chicago. Using images of nature and botany, she makes drawings, sculptures, books, and installations that survey the notion of impermanence. Tahir’s work urges a reconsideration of the natural world—poisonous foliage, toxic blossoms, and nature’s force over man-built spaces and objects—bringing its ambivalent character into […]