Opening reception for In Acts, a group exhibition at Weinberg/Newton Gallery inspired by the summit that will bring international artists to the University of Chicago’s campus later that month to ask: What is an artistic practice of human rights?
Events: April 2017
Artist and UChicago faculty Pope.L participating in Documenta 14, with support from the Gray Center.
Sofia Niazi (OOMK), Rose Nordin (OOMK), Leila Abdul Razzaq (author and artist) and Sheika Lugtu (cartoonist and researcher) share their perspectives and discuss the different ways that artists and activists in their respective communities are self-publishing for activism.
A two-day workshop investigating the role improvisation plays in various creative endeavors.
Day one of the multi-day summit, What is an Artistic Practice of Human Rights?, features an imersive day of artist presentations to include performances, screenings, conversations, and lectures.