Act I: Play as Production
Curated by Lucy Stranger
Though slightly off the beaten path, Co-Prosperity Sphere is a cultural nexus in Chicago. It is the home of Lumpen Radio, the site of countless events and exhibitions, an active concert venue, and its stationary bar has been known to serve more than one wedding reception. Co- Prosperity welcomes hundreds of guests, its ever-changing dynamics not completely unlike that of an airport terminal. Even its overhead rainbow lighting triggers notions of O’Hare’s neon walkway tunnel. Inspired by the movement surrounding and within Co-Prosperity Sphere, In Transit is an exhibition that examines the concept of “travel” and how the word assumes different meanings depending on context. Using the word itself as a prompt and a single point of unification, artists Catherine Feliz, Allison Lacher & Jeff Robinson, Ahmed Ozsever, and Nayeon Yang explore travel’s relationship with light, space, labor, and time.
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