A Midsummer Group Show Dream / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — As we settle into midway-through-summer mode here in the city that does sleep sometimes, we spend more time hanging at the beach, BBQing with friends and generally chillaxing. With this slowing down of general movement comes the proliferation of — wait for it! — the summer group show. Hate on them if you […]

Performance Anxiety Screening & Reception: Gallery 400 on April 7 at 8pm

PERFORMANCE ANXIETY Gallery 400 at University of Illinois at Chicago 400 S. Peoria Wednesday, April 7 8pm Art critic Alicia Eler and video art collector Jefferson Godard present Performance Anxiety, a program of short video works dealing with performances of cultural identity. In navigating complicated understandings of gender, race, class, sexuality, or existence in on- and […]

Response: Art & the Art of Criticism

Response: Art and the Art of Criticism with Carrie Schneider University of Illinois at Chicago’s I-Space Gallery April 24-May 30, 2009 Alicia recently participated in “Response: Art & the Art of Criticism” at I-Space Gallery (April 24-May 31, 2009), a show that examines the role of the art critic today, and was part of a […]