Sankofa City Summer School 2018
As we anticipate the construction of the Obama Presidential Center, and increasing interest in the surrounding neighborhoods, this design + prototyping workshop brings South Side residents and University of Chicago students together to visualize desired futures for our community. Workshop led by legendary filmmaker, entrepreneur and activist Ben Caldwell (Kaos Network, Los Angeles) and UChicago film scholar Jacqueline Stewart (Gray Center; Cinema 53; South Side Home Movie Project).
Swagger: Screening + conversation with Jennifer Wild, Jacqueline Stewart and Global Girls
Part urban fantasy and part ethnographic group portrait, Swagger (Olivier Babinet, 2015, 84 min) focuses on a dozen teenagers getting by in the streets, projects and schools of Aulnay-sous-Bois, a suburb of Paris that made the headlines during the riots of 2005. Screening followed by a conversation with Jennifer Wild, Jacqueline Stewart, and Global Girls.
Assemblage Assembly: On Binding
Studio R-A presents: Assemblage Assembly "On Binding" with Ann Hamilton, Buzz Spector, Jessica Stockholder, Sreeedeep Bhattacharya, Jenniffer Scappetonne and Bill Brown, Ted Brown, Zachary Cahill, Gabe Moreno and Brandon Truett. Food and drink will be served.