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Sixty’s Top Picks of 2012

Sixty's Top Picks of 2012
As Sixty continues to explore all facets of visual art in Chicago, we asked some of our contributors to reflect back on this past year and discuss the most memorable encounters of 2012. Time Zone – Toby zur Loye Of the Chicago art events that I attended in 2012, a summer exhibition in the Fulton Market District has left the most lasting impression.  Time Zone was on display from June 8-28 in the... 

Art, Culture, and Popcorn at the MDW Fair

Art, Culture, and Popcorn at the MDW Fair
The MDW Fair, which began as a collaboration between the Public Media Institute, Document, Roots & Culture and threewalls, is a biannual showcase of independent art initiatives, spaces, galleries, and artist groups which highlights experimental culture locally, nationally, and internationally. This fun and vibrant gathering of creative souls took place Nov. 9-11 at the new Mana Contemporary Art... 

LVL3 Featured Article Exchange // Daniel Shea

LVL3 Featured Article Exchange // Daniel Shea
This marks the first of a series of article exchanges based on a partnership between Sixty Inches From Center and LVL3 Gallery. The goal of this partnership is to build bridges within our writing community, help promote one another to new audiences across the board and give more exposure to the art that keeps our Chicago experience compelling. LVL3 is an exhibition space in Chicago, IL. LVL3 is dedicated... 

MDW Fair Interviews Galore!

MDW Fair Interviews Galore!
A few weeks ago, I hopped over to the Geolofts for the second iteration of the MDW Fair. Organized collaboratively by the Public Media Institute, Roots & Culture, and threewalls, the Fall Showcase coincided with the Hand in Glove Conference for innovative visual arts facilitators. As I poke around, I interviewed a number of participants to get a sense of what was going on in their little art islands... 

SIFC Photobooth at the MDW Fair

SIFC Photobooth at the MDW Fair
On April 23rd and 24th at the inaugural MDW Fair located in the Geo Lofts we set up the SIFC photo booth and invited the public to have their portrait taken and share a message with the world. All weekend long we asked one question, “What does art mean to you?”   Information about MDW threewalls, Roots and Culture and Public Media Institute announce The MDW Fair, a gathering of independent... 
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