Tag Archives: Chris Hammes

White Noise in Darkness

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    One of my favorite shows in Chicago this summer was easily Chris Hammes’ Twenty-One Motorcycles at The Hills Esthetic Center. It totally blew my mind in many ways, but partly because of the way it created a whole environment. I just posted an interview with  Hammes on Bad at Sports which you can check out here, but wanted to include a couple videos I took as well.  

Erythrophobia

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Today at the Co-Prosperity Sphere! Philip von Zweck and Kevin Jennings present: Erythrophobia–A happening by Kevin Jennings & Philip von Zweck, a hot bath in the meanings of the color RED relying heavily on the talents of: Eric Humphrey, Michelle Harris, Zachary Cahill, Mark Booth & Adrian Moens, Gary Cannone, Chris Hammes, LeRoy Stevens, Chris Smith, Caroline Picard, Jen Blair, Charles King, and Bill Gross

MDWY Fair

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I meant to write about this a long time ago, but it kept getting lost in the shuffle. Nevertheless, I really loved the MDWY Fair and so I wanted to put something about it here, even if it is for my own diaristic pleasure. Most of this post will consist of photographs I took. The fair itself was located in a removed warehouse on the South Side. To give you a sense of it’s context, there was a plot of land, partly filled with 2 separate buildings and one loading … Read more

SpiderBug Blazow

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posted by caroline picard SpiderBug is pleased to announce: “Gravity & its Friends” screening & exhibiton! SpiderBug is pleased to announce “Gravity & its Friends” screening & exhibiton! We have a wonderful lineup of filmmakers and artists! This event is in conjunction with the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival. http://www.milwaukeeavenueartsfestival.org/ Details: Gallery Exhibition Voice of the City Studio http://www.voiceofthecity.org/ 3429 W. Diversey Friday 4-11pm Saturday 12-11pm Sunday 12-11pm Short Film/Video Screening Voice of the City Studio 3429 W. Diversey Ave. Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8pm Center Portion 2850 1/2 W. Fullerton … Read more