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Weekly Picks: August 25 – 31

Weekly Picks: August 25 - 31
Monday || August 25 Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging, and the Future - Photographs by Judah Passow Award-winning documentary photographer Judah Passow spent a year photographing Scotland’s Jewish community, producing a portrait that captures the complexity and diversity of the Scottish Jewish life at the beginning of the 21st century. Based in London, Judah Passow has been working on assignments... 

Spudnik Press // Screenprint Your Own T-Shirt

Spudnik Press // Screenprint Your Own T-Shirt
Spudnik Press Cooperative, Chicago’s printmaking studio, offers classes to those who are fascinated, intrigued and eager to learn the art of printmaking. I had the pleasure of attending the “Screenprint Your Own T-Shirt” workshop and watch as individuals from all different career backgrounds learned and explored the craft of screen printing. This one-day workshop, led by Spudnik instructor Megan... 

What’s Your Art? Celebrating the Art Centers of Chicago

What's Your Art? Celebrating the Art Centers of Chicago
In celebration of Chicago’s rich landscape devoted to artists, art education, and the opportunity to inspire and become inspired, WBEZ invites you to the Chicago Cultural Center to join us in exploring these spaces and the role they play in shaping the artist in each of us. WBEZ has teamed up with Sixty Inches From Center (SIFC) to create “What’s Your Art?” and couldn’t... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || October 14th – October 16th

Week Ends, Art Begins || October 14th – October 16th
FRIDAY || October 14th, 2011 ALive Installation Project a WALL runs down the middle of DEFIBRILLATOR. Paired and paralleled side-by-side with a wall between them, two artists present a three-hour performance installation in order to explore the boundaries between dance and performance art. This is a DANCE UNION and DEFIBRILLATOR production. DEFIBRILLATOR Performance Art Gallery 1136 N Milwaukee Avenue Chicago,... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || June 24th – June 26th

Week Ends, Art Begins || June 24th - June 26th
There are only 24 usable hours in every day. You could spend at least 23.5 of those hours looking at art this weekend and not see it all. Even with the dozens of events happening, here are the hand-picked selections from all of us at Sixty Inches From Center.  If you want more, be sure to check out the links at the bottom to the guides we follow.   FRIDAY || June 24, 2011 Where is Where: AIDO... 

The Artist’s Responsibility

The Artist's Responsibility
Let me ask you this: What is an artist’s responsibility? Should they take the ideas that shape contemporary society and translate them into a visual language? Are they the ones who bear the weight of our cultural legacy? Is their purpose to leave the world in a more beautiful state than it was in when they entered it? Are they meant to teach us about our world, about ourselves and about each... 

“What’s Your Art?” | SIFC & WBEZ Celebrate Chicago’s Art Centers

For the inaugural Collective Project, Sixty Inches from Center is collaborating with WBEZ for “What’s Your Art?”: Celebrating the Art Centers of Chicago as part of the Off Air Series to showcase unique art centers within our city.  This showcase is our effort to bring attention to the art centers that are doing great things in our neighborhoods.  We also want to provide these art... 
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