This is Chase Joynt and Mary Bryson’s “Resisterectomy,” a four-part multimedia installation that, in Joynt’s own words, “juxtaposes the narrative of trans sex-reassignment surgeries with the narrative of cancer surgeries—mastectomy and hysterectomy.” Read more here.
The Maroon sat down with artist Chase Joynt, who underwent surgical procedures for his gender transition and brings his newest autobiographical work to the Gray Center.
The Gray Center Lab makes Newcity's annual "Best of Chicago" in its first year!
Baraka de Soleil scoops the soaking wet fragments of a Paul Laurence Dunbar poem out of the bucket in front of him and solemnly offers them to each of the audience members crouching beside him in the dark. “Listen!” he says conspiratorially as he swirls the water in the bucket. “Listen!” ...
On September 24, 2013 the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry opened the Gray Center Lab, a 1100+ square foot seminar space, research facility, exhibition/performance space, and production studio at the University of Chicago’s Midway Studios.