Events / weekly_view

18 Sep, 2019–25 Sep, 2019

Curatorial Programming

05 Sep, 2019–05 Jan, 2020

Easy Like Sunday Morning—North Lawndale at SAIC at Homan Square

In summer 2019, artist Akinbode Akinbiyi was in residence at Homan Square, engaging North Lawndale residents in a series of walking photography workshops. Akinbiyi also produced new photographs documenting the neighborhood and other parts of the city, which are on display at the Chicago Cultural Center and at Homan Square. 

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) at Homan Square
Exhibitions

19 Sep, 2019–05 Jan, 2020

...and other such stories
Mon - Fri10:00am - 7:00pm
Sat - Sun10:00am - 5:00pm

Explore how architecture shapes our communities, cities and environment. Featuring over 80 contributors from more than 20 countries, the third edition of the Biennial, ...and other such stories, traces narratives that originate from Chicago, revealing connections between various practices and the questions they raise across global communities, cities, territories, and ecologies.

 

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Chicago Cultural Center
Exhibitions

19 Sep–26 Sep, 2019

Re-collection
Mon - Sun1:00 - 5:00pm

Re-collection by Alexandra Pirici is an ongoing action that gives new form to memories, sensations and objects, producing a living environment that is both strange and familiar.

Chicago Cultural Center
Site Activations

19 Sep, 2019

Land Acknowledgement
Thur11:00am - 12:30pm

A land acknowledgment and discussion led by Heather Miller (Wyandotte), executive director of the American Indian Center of Chicago, and members of Chicago’s Indigenous community.

Chicago Cultural Center
Site Activations

19 Sep, 2019–05 Jan, 2020

Tania Bruguera and the Asociación de Arte Útil, and Jorge González at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Tues - Fri9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun9:00am - 5:00pm

A new, site-specific work from Tania Bruguera and Alistair Hudson of Asociación de Arte Útil, and a textile-based installation by artist Jorge González are on display for the duration of the Biennial. Both projects echo the social use of art and architecture that was pioneered by the Hull-House Settlement. 

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Exhibitions

19 Sep–12 Oct, 2019

Listed.
Thur - Fri10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat - Sun10:00am - 4:00pm

Visit the former Jane Addams Homes to participate in a site activation by Keleketla! Library in collaboration with the Stockyard Institute and National Public Housing Museum.

National Public Housing Museum
Site Activations

20 Sep, 2019

City Housing in a Cultural Matrix (Mumbai) - Part 1
Fri6:00 - 8:00pm

Part 1. From Janta Colony to Janta Colony (imaginary to destroyed) via print and film, love and music, state propaganda and people's archives, five-year plans and Emergency.

The US premiere of City Housing in a Cultural Matrix (Mumbai) is a three-part interactive performance-lecture series by CAMP exploring housing and development in India's second largest city.

Chicago Cultural Center
Performances & Films

20 Sep, 2019

Descendances du nu (Chicago)
Fri5:00 - 5:30pm
Sat2:00 - 2:30pm

Jimmy Robert’s Descendances du nu (Chicago) casts an unexpected human light on the Chicago Cultural Center’s historic building.

 

Performance will take place on the 3rd Floor Randolph Street Stairwell at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Chicago Cultural Center
Performances & Films

21 Sep, 2019

Artist Talk: Keleketla! Library
Sat3:30 - 5:30pm

Biennial contributor Malose Malahlela of Keleketla! Library gives an artist talk on on the inspiration behind the collective’s installation at the last remaining of the Jane Addams Homes through existing sounds and archival materials from the National Public Housing Museum.

National Public Housing Museum
Exhibitions

21 Sep, 2019

The Architecture of Advocacy
Sat11:00am - 12:30pm

A conversation focusing on questions of architecture and advocacy with Biennial contributors Maria Gaspar, Jhanea Williams (MASS Design Group), Eyal Weizman (Forensic Architecture), and Maurice Cox (newly nominated Chicago Commissioner of Planning and Development), moderated by Chicago Architecture Biennial Graham Foundation Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu.

Chicago Cultural Center
Lectures & Talks

21 Sep, 2019

Community Day: Making Space Together
Sat1:00 - 4:00pm

Join us for a community-led gathering at the (Former) Anthony Overton Elementary School featuring design installations and neighborhood walks alongside performances by Tiff Beatty, music by Sadie Woods, hands-on arts activities by ¡Anímate! Studio and with food provided by Miss Lee’s Good Food. Projects by Biennial contributors Borderless Studio, Herkes İçin Mimarlık (Architecture for All), studioBASAR and Zorka Wollny in collaboration with BlackSpace Chicago, students from Daniel H. Williams Preparatory High School, Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts will be activated throughout the afternoon.

(Former) Anthony Overton Elementary School
Site Activations

21 Sep, 2019

City Housing in a Cultural Matrix (Mumbai) - Part 2
Sat6:00 - 8:00pm

Part 2: From Footpath to Flat (via FSI) through the Slum Rehabilitation Authority, Transferable Development Rights, Transit Camps, Monsoons, Rocks, Courts, and four institutional histories. 

The US premiere of City Housing in a Cultural Matrix (Mumbai), a three-part interactive performance-lecture series by CAMP, explores housing and development in India’s second-largest city.

Chicago Cultural Center
Performances & Films

22 Sep, 2019

CITY HOUSING IN A CULTURAL MATRIX (MUMBAI) - Part 3
Sun3:00 - 5:00pm

Part 3 :From Right to Information (Virtual i.e. Real landscapes) via TDR, Cyprus, Speculative Housing, Capital Flight, GBGB Andolan, Multicam Stings, Drone Leaks, pdf and xlsx.


The US premiere of City Housing in a Cultural Matrix (Mumbai) is a three-part interactive performance-lecture series by CAMP exploring housing and development in India’s second-largest city.

Chicago Cultural Center
Performances & Films

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