April 25 – June 10, 2022
Exhibition Hours Monday through Friday: 8am-9pm; Saturday and Sunday: 12pm-8pm
The exhibition Common Place, Uncommon Space: Is Healthcare a White Space? grew out of a Gray Center Fellowship between illustrator Julia Kuo and University of Chicago physicians and researchers, Monica E. Peek and Elizabeth L. Tung of the Department of Medicine, for a project that considered how illustration might play a role in examining the barriers that distrust and difference can form between patients and their doctors.
Join the Gray Center for Arts Inquiry to welcome professional skateboarder and designer Alexis Sablone, author Kyle Beachy, and performance theorist Tina Post along with FroSkate, Natty Bwoy Chicago, Timothy Johnson, Sonnenzimmer (Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi), Maxwell Neely-Cohen, Kristen Ebeling, Every house has a door (Matthew Goulish and Lin Hixson) for The Useless Tool (Skate Session) a day of skateboarding and conversation about skateboarding as social and embodied practice, inspired and guided by the structure and rhythms of the skateboard session.
A Thousand White Plastic Chairs documents Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s performance in the Logan Center Penthouse in March 2020, as part of “The Sonic Image,” an evening of performances conceived by Gray Center Fellows Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Hannah B Higgins, and W.J.T. Mitchell during their Thinking Through Sound Fellowship.
Ulysses in the Subway was created by Gray Center Mellon Fellows Marc Downie and Paul Kaiser of OpenEndedGroup as part of Framing, Re-Framing, and Un-Framing Cinema, their 2016 Mellon Collaborative Fellowship with Tom Gunning (University of Chicago, Cinema and Media Studies), and in collaboration with legendary experimental filmmakers Ken and Flo Jacobs. Presented in 3D.