Video as Video: Rewind to Form

Curated by Alicia Eler and Peregrine Honig “Video as Video: Rewind to Form” explores the medium of video through the use of painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and Internet-based coding languages. The show features work by nine international artists: Rob Carter, Rochelle Feinstein, James Gulliver Hancock, Abhishek Hazra, Julie Lequin, Mioon, Julie Orser, Luana Perilli and […]

“Video as Video: Rewind To Form” Lecture and Screening at Oberlin College Art Department

This Thursday March 12th at 4:30pm in Classroom 1, critic/curator Alicia Eler (OC ’06) and artist Peregrine Honig will lecture on their recent curatorial project “Video as Video: Rewind to Form,” which opened at Swimming Pool Project Space in Chicago in September 2008. All the videos from the show will be screened on Wednesday March […]

Swimming Pool Project Space, Marketing & Copywriting

Swimming Pool Project Space  Swimming Pool Project Space was a standby of the Chicago art community from 2008-2011. An artist-run gallery space opened by well-known local artist Liz Nielsen, the Swimming Pool – or “The Pool” as it was affectionately called – hosted more than 25 shows during its successful three-year run. Nielsen refers to […]

Newcity Newspaper: Review of “Video as Video: Rewind to Form”

RECOMMENDED If you haven’t been to Albany Park’s new art gallery, Swimming Pool, the current show, “Video as Video: Rewind to Form,” is the perfect excuse for a Saturday outing (Saturday being the only day this independent space is open to the public). The curators are intent on delivering video that has been distilled to […]

Flavorpill Chicago: “Video as Video: Rewind to Form”

Swimming Pool Project Space says… Given its title, you might expect this exhibition to reclaim video’s fundamental qualities, returning to critic Clement Greenberg’s intellectual territory or that of the structural filmmakers of the 1960s. But this international group show’s spirit (and its rewards) lie elsewhere. Videos by Julie Lequin, Rob Carter, Julie Orser, Luana Perilli, […]

Huffington Post: The Changing Landscape – Artists Take Charge

Liz Nielson is another example of the multifacited, multidirectional artist. Besides making her own art, she works for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has just opened a gallery with Joshua Kozuh. Named Swimming Pool Project Space, the gallery does rather feel like a swimming pool, with its blue floor. Opening there tomorrow (Saturday, September […]