Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In Session Three: Jaclyn Jacunski, Norman Long and Rose Hernandez Wednesday APR 12 6:30PM

In Session Three: Jaclyn Jacunski, Norman Long and Rose Hernandez 

Wednesday APR 12 6:30PM

Free and open to the public.

Join sound artist Norman Long, installation artist Jaclyn Jacunski, and momevent artist Rose Hernandez for the third of of 6 THAWALLS In-Session installments.

A remix of the traditional lecture or panel, In–Session is a critical interdisciplinary salon that incorporates reading, conversation, and performance. The salons are focused on a selection from a shared reading list which is compiled based on a theme. Artists, curators and community members curate the In–Session, selecting the reading and the performers. After the conversation on the selection, it is activated by performance—music, song, poetry, dance or movement.

Rose Hernandez
Rosè is a Chicago-based artist and healer performing through practices of butoh, theater, sound, ritual, and reiki. Using their body Rosè searches for the healing of themselves, their community. Rosè performs as a necessary act of release, chiseling themselves out of the oppressive structures they were developed in. Their performance worlds worlds, one that is perfectly fit for the others.

Rosè attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA 2008). They were awarded with residencies at Links Hall, ACRE, and were a sponsored artist at High Concept Laboratories.

Photo credit goes to Charo Oquet
Jaclyn Jacunski
Jaclyn's books, newspapers, prints and sculptures are inspired by political controversies that surround land, communities, and small acts of resistance. The work frames evidence of those acts, lifting them out of context in order to re-think them. She is interested in how these acts manifest in public spaces and neighborhood landscapes as an expression of resisting powerful cultural systems such as gentrification, environmental threats, and state violence. Jaclyn collects found objects, news images, and architectural elements then rearranges them. She explores controversies in Chicago neighborhoods and beyond while considering the impact of an individual's voice within a given community. Her art employs diverse practices but is defined by printmaking's populist ethic in the distribution of art with posters and zines. She uses the land as a character imbued with physiological expressions that reflect the social, political, and financial networks that either bind us together or create divisions between us.
Norman Long
Norman is a local sound artist/designer/composer born and raised on the South Side of Chicago. He has exhibited and performed in galleries in Chicago, Ithaca, NY, London, and the San Francisco Bay Area. His current work focuses on sound art production within the larger context of landscape. His work revolves around the themes of memory, space, silence and the invisible. His goal as an artist/designer is to create spaces reflecting history, culture and diversity of community and ecology. He now lives in Chicago and continues to compose, design & perform. He has performed at Kavi Gupta Gallery, HungryMan Gallery, the OPP shop, Brown Rice and the Chicago Underground Library. He has composed a sound installation at the Lincoln Park Conservatory as part of the Experimental Sound Studio’s Florasonic Series. He is also a member of the World Listening Project and the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology.
Venue Information:
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL, 60611


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