2nd Floor Rear 2017 > Ritual:Day 2- Off The Pink Line

2nd Floor Rear: 2017 Ritual \\ Day 2- Off The Pink Line
Associate Curator, Pilsen | Jonny Sommer
Director | Katie Waddell

"2nd Floor Rear: 2017 Ritual was moveable feast of artist-run events, projects, exhibitions, and performances that illuminated the occult, hidden nature of alternative arts practices and the communities of care that spring up around them. Over 125 Chicago artists, curators, organizers, and venues participated in 35 events."

-Text from Katie Waddell | Director + Curator, 2nd Floor Rear
*Click below for full Curator Statement.

This gallery provides documentation of "Day 2\\Events Off The Pink Line, Sunday, February 5, 2017" as curated and facilitated by Jonny Sommer and Katie Waddell. Artists, performances, exhibitions and installations by participating artists took place in the following locations: East Pilsen & MANA Contemporary, Little Village, and West Pilsen.

East Pilsen & MANA Contemporary:
"in silence from dawn til dusk" Open Heart Surgery Theatre (Rachel Ellison + Coleen MacPherson)43,200 moments of silent protest in response to the Muslim ban, Mana Contemporary Chicago, 2233 S. Throop St., Studio 619 \\ 6:30 AM-6:30 PM

"Shapes & Areas" Curated by Ericka Richardson, Exhibition \\ Tack Room, 1807 S. Allport St. \\ 12:00-4:00 PM

"Futility II" 2nd Performance, Adrienne Deeble, Mana Contemporary, 2233 S. Throop St., Parking lot \\ 4:00 PM

"Public Screening" Performance \\ Marlo Koch + Emerson Sigman \\ Mana Contemporary Chicago, 2233 S. Throop St., Studio 510 \\ 2:00-4:00 PM

"A Song an Hour" Curated by Chris Reeves \\ Performance \\ Mana Contemporary Chicago, 2233 S. Throop St., 5th Floor Classroom \\ 2:00-6:00 PM

"The Thing That Does Not Need to Come up for Air" Performance, Mairead Delaney with Tamer Hassan\\ Mana Contemporary Chicago, 2233 S. Throop St., 6th Floor Project Space \\ 2:00-6:00 PM

"Memory Mandala (Found Objects)", Nancy VanKanegan, Participatory Performance \\ Mana Contemporary, 2233 S. Throop St., 4th Floor Project Space \\ 2:00-6:00 PM

Little Village:
"A Sonic Feast as Venus Approaches Mars", Participatory Music Coalition, Sound + Text + Movement + Ritual Participatory Event \\ F4F, 2846 W. 21st St., #3F – 4 \\ 2:00-4:00 PM

"This Ritual of Dreams", Curated by Danielle Wordelman, Exhibition + Participatory Ritual \\ F4F, 2846 W. 21st St., #3F – 4 \\ 2:00-6:00 PM

West Pilsen:
"FUTILITY I", Adrienne Deeble, 1st Performance \\ 18th St. Pink Line Stop \\ 1:00 PM

"Glitter Beach Oasis", Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero, Performative Experience \\ AMFM, 2151 W. 21st St. \\ 1:00-5:00 PM

"Lenses", Curated by Anja Morell + Sarita Hernández, 2-D Exhibition + Video Screenings + Performance + ‘Zine Production \\ Nitecap Coffee Bar, 1738 W. 18th St. \\ 2:00-8:00 PM

"Wish Piece", Arranged by Lauren Sudbrink,Performance \\ 2107 W. 21st Pl., 3rd Floor \\ 4:00-7:00 PM

"Oracles and Remains", Charles E. Roberts III, Multimedia Exhibition \\ Showboat, 2058 W. 21st St. \\ 4:00-8:00 PM

"To Clarify or Force a Pause", Curated video screening, aCinema
(Janelle VanderKelen + Takahiro Suzuki) \\ Eco, 2042 W. 21st St. \\ 7:00-10:00 PM

"and then there was REPAST" Interactive Multimedia Installation, And Then There Was Blak (Phillip Lambert + Jordan Gillespie + Gerardo Romero) \\ The Dojo, 2304 S. Blue Island Ave. \\ 7:00-11:00 PM

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