Core Program Events
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“2017 Core Exhibition” & Related Events
2017 Core Exhibition
March 17–April 22
Work by the Core Program’s 2016–17 artists-in-residence.
Held at Lawndale Art Center, 4912 Main Street
All events are free and open to the public.
- Performance: Fia Backström
Saturday, April 4, 6–8 p.m. / Lawndale Art Center
Core critic-in-residence Taraneh Fazeli presents a performance by Fia Backström.
- Core Lecture: Fia Backström
Thursday, April 6, 7 p.m. / MFAH Brown Auditorium Theater
- Film Screening: Core Artists-in-Residence
Tuesday, April 11, 7 p.m. / MFAH Brown Auditorium Theater
- Presentation: Ruslana Lichtzier
Saturday, April 15, 4 p.m. / Lawndale Art Center, third-floor classroom
Core critical-studies resident Ruslana Lichtzier presents “five missing objects.”
- Film Screening: Jen Liu & Sondra Perry
Saturday, April 22, 2–5 p.m. / Lawndale Art Center
Core critic-in-residence Taraneh Fazeli presents work by Jen Liu and Core artist-in-residence Sondra Perry.
- Core Lecture: Hannah Feldman
Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m. / MFAH Brown Auditorium Theater
- Related Exhibition: One Stone and the Rain
March 17–April 22 / Project Space at Lawndale Art Center, third floor
Work by Core critic-in-residence Laura A. L. Wellen.
Core Program lectures are open to the public. Admission is free.
All lectures take place in the American General Conference Room, mezzanine level, Audrey Jones Beck Building
Thursday, September 29, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Charles Gaines, artist
Thursday, October 6, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Catherine Morris, Sackler Family Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum
Thursday, October 27, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Wendy Vogel, writer and curator
Friday, November 18, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Lauren Berlant, writer and George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor, department of English, University of Chicago
Friday, January 27, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Sreshta Rit Premnath, artist and assistant professor, Parsons School of Design
Thursday, February 9, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Martha Rosler, artist
Thursday, April 6, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Fia Backström, artist and educator
Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Hannah Feldman, associate professor of art history, Northwestern University