Tag Archives: No Place Like Home

Film Screening and Discussion: Scrappers: Recycling the American Dream

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. […]

Curator’s Talk with the Artists of No Place Like Home

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!

Film Screening and Discussion

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 […]

Symposium: The Home in/as Community

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 […]

Neighborhood Writing Alliance Workshop

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 rhudak@jot.org.

Exhibition Reception for No Place Like Home

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 […]