Scrappers: Recycling the American Dream is a 2010 multi-award winning film documenting two metal scavengers weathering the 2008 financial collapse and crackdowns on undocumented immigrants, which jeopardize their means of providing for their families. Co-Directed / Co-Produced by Chicagoans, Brian Ashby, Ben Kolak, Courtney Prokopas, who will be present to discuss the film following the screening. […]
No Place Like Home curator, Dawoud Bey will discuss the work in the exhibition and how the show developed. Bey will be joined Jon Lowenstein, Jason Reblando, Jessica Rodrigue, and David Schalliol at 3 pm in Gallery 4. Free!
The acclaimed documentary film The Pruitt-Igoe Myth comes to the Hyde Park Art Center for a free screening. If you missed it at the Gene Siskel Film Center over the summer, now is your chance to see this important film. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011) explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional […]
The development of residential districts and the efforts to reform them have profoundly affected Chicago. From Jane Addams’ efforts to the Plan for Transformation, Chicago has been particularly important in the development of social housing policy, as well as the understanding of how home and community are intertwined. Panel participants will address these issues and […]
In collaboration with the Journal of Ordinary Thought, Ronne Hartfield will facilitate a workshop to explore writing about topics of home and place. This event is held in conjunction with the concurrent exhibition No Place Like Home. Please RSVP to Rachel Hudak at email@example.com.
Gallery 4 Exhibition: No Place Like Home Curated by renowned photographer, Dawoud Bey The exhibition presents a dynamic mix of photography by six emerging Chicago-based photographers; Lisa Lindvay, Jon Lowenstein, Jason Reblando, Jessica Rodrigue, David Schalliol, and Leilani Wertens. Each artist will exhibit a recent series of work centered on the representation of home, and by […]