Art Forms in Flux

Art Forms in Flux
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Hairpin Arts Center
2810 N. Milwaukee
Chicago IL 60618

Claire Ashley, Jovanka Azyadet, Ilena Ferrer & Michelle Prevost, Sarah Goldberg & Alexander Mauney, Stephanie Graham, Kelly Lloyd, Ryan Thompson, Galina Shevchenko, and Hillary Wiedemann

Two Lights Theatre Company and Hairpin Arts Center are pleased to announce Art Forms in Flux. Inspired by the script for their upcoming production of State Park, by Chicago playwright Aaron Weissman, this unique program invites seventeen artists (aka Fluxists) to be in residence at Hairpin Arts Center for two weeks as they develop original work in response to the text. Art Forms in Flux is curated by Amanda Roscoe Mayo, produced by Daniel Dvorkin and Matthew Olson, and is funded by a collaborative project grant given to Two Lights Theatre Company and the Logan Square Chamber of Arts/Hairpin Arts Center from The Chicago Community Trust.
 *Individual tickets will be available at the door for $10 or by visiting Series tickets will be available, including admission to the full-production of State Park to be produced in the fall of 2016.

Amanda Roscoe Mayo is a Curator of Contemporary Culture working independently in Chicago. She is the founder and Co-Director of Studio 3325 an artist-in-residence program in Logan Square and art critic for SFAQ. In addition to the visual arts Mayo is a Production Director for Chicago Independent Radio Project (CHIRP) and music journalist at Consequence of Sound.

NEWGLOBALMATRIARCHY Film Screening and Brainstorming Session

Join Oya and Lakshmi for a film screening featuring women of color artists and filmmakers followed by a brainstorming session exploring#NewGlobalMatriarchy (what does it mean, what is its language, what is its visual culture, how does it become manifest?)

Featuring videos by: Stephanie DurĂ¡n Castillo, Marisa Williamson, and Elizabeth Webb

Acre TV's Studio, 4th Floor of Mana Contemporary in Pilsen
Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Floor seating, so bring a pillow if you want.

Please be advised: some films contain mature content and might be triggering to certain individuals. Please email with any questions. 

For those of you who are out of town, this event will be live streamed and you can participate via twitter by tweeting @globalmatriarch


My collaborator Maya Mackrandilal and I are the goddesses Lakshmi and Oya and we are heading the #NewGlobalMatriarchy.  In this new work #TheNewGlobalMatriarchy will be presenting poetry, music, and critiques on on AcreTV "The Set Speaks" and 24/7 live feed on this week March 7-13th

We hope you tune and can drop by some of the activities we have planned!! If not you can always tweet Lakshmi!

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