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Join us for the opening reception for "Eclipsing" on Friday, January 26, 2018, 7-9 PM.

“Eclipsing: the politics of night, the politics of light”
A group exhibition curated by Amina Ross and Justin Chance
On view: January 26-March 16, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, January 26, 2018, 7-9 PM
Arts Incubator Gallery: 301 E Garfield Blvd

Eclipsing Afterparty: 9-11 PM
Currency Exchange Café and BING: 305-7 E Garfield Blvd

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Friday 10 AM-6 PM
This exhibition is free and open to the public.

Challenging assumptions of darkness, "Eclipsing: the politics of night, the politics of light" is a group exhibition that implicates the eclipse as a metaphor, exploring conversations of power, landscape, language, space and visibility. Featuring artists Carris Adams, Bethany Collins, Cream Co., Terrell Davis, Angela Davis Fegan, Sabrina Granados, Deana Lawson, Kelly Lloyd, Shala Miller and Liz Mputu.

Eclipsing Afterparty:

In celebration of the Eclipsing exhibition opening, the Currency Exchange Café and BING will remain open late for drinks, music, and books! The Café will be open all day, with extended hours until 11:00 pm. Eclipsing cocktails will be for sale. BING stays open until 9:00pm offering a 20% discount off all books after 7pm.

Eclipsing Workshops (FREE with RSVP):


This exhibition is a program of the ECLIPSING FESTIVAL that converges around the first lunar eclipse of January, 2018. The festival offers a constellation of events, experiences, and exhibitions including a workshop mini-series, a performance festival, a vegan marketplace, a performative lecture, and a film/video screening. ECLIPSING programs are hosted by Chicago art organizations Arts and Public Life, Links Hall, and Threewalls.


Complete festival schedule: www.eclipsing.info.
Questions? Contact Nikki Patin at npatin@uchicago.edu.



Arts + Public Life, an initiative of UChicago Arts, builds creative connections on Chicago's South Side through artist residencies, arts education, and artist-led projects and events. We envision a robust, collaborative, and meaningful relationship between the University of Chicago and the South Side's vibrant civic, cultural, and artistic communities. Learn more at arts.uchicago.edu/apl.
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