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Opening Reception: Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today

September 14, 2018


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us in celebrating the opening of Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today at Gallery 400 on Friday, September 14 from 5:00-8:00pm. The exhibition will run until October 20.
The reception is free and open to all.
Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today explores how disabled artists and designers in Chicago were integral to the development of a local and national disability rights movement, creating radical change for more than one fifth of the US population, as well as for all of American society, and influencing lasting transformation in the visual art and design fields.
The exhibition, which spans historical to contemporary, will include work by: Dawoud Bey, Winnifred Birts and Kenneth Willaims, Jude Conlon, Sky Cubacub, Susan Dupor, Terence Karpowitz, Stephen Lapthisophon, Riva Lehrer, Tom Olin, Hollis Sigler, Andy Slater, Barak adé Soleil, Anna Stonum, and Sandie Yi.
With contributions from Todd Bauer, playwright; Jack Catlin, architect; Mike Ervin, playwright, author; Kris Lenzo, dancer; Susan Nussbaum, playwright; author, Bill Shannon, dancer; Alana Wallace, dancer.

Location

Gallery 400 1333 S. Halsted

Fee

FREE

Audience

General public/Campus community/Faculty/Staff/Students/Prospective students

Website

gallery400.uic.edu/exhibitions/chicago-disability- . . .

Contact

gallery400@gmail.com
312-996-6114

Category

Cultural Events/Exhibits and Readings/Performing Arts

Department

School of Art and Art History

Last updated

08-28-2018

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