On Being an Artist and a Mother / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — What does it mean, bodily, physically, emotionally, mentally, and perhaps spiritually, to be what Simone de Beauvoir deemed “the second sex,” to be a woman and, moreover, to be a mother? These are questions that Chelsea Knight explores in her latest video work “The Breath We Took” (2013), now on view at Aspect […]

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 […]

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 […]