In 2014 - 2015, the Chicago Urban Art Society established a satellite space in the Mana Contemporary creative center located in the Pilsen community.  This innovative environment was established to support the CASE STUDY RESIDENCY initiative. Creating and advancing experimental contemporary art by artists, curators, cultural producers or practitioners are called to create, discuss, make or organize within a distinct satellite interior space (500 square foot).  

CASE STUDY promotes dialogue among artists and the art community on current trends affecting the arts. 

WE SUPPORT >>> CURATORIAL – INSTALLATION – PERFORMANCE – INDOOR MURALISM –WORKSHOP + DISCUSSION – DESIGN – ARCHITECTURE – ACADEMIC / EXPERIMENTAL PROJECTS -  PROTOTYPING ENVIRONMENT – YOUTH PROGRAMMING – NEW MEDIA – ART CRITICISM – POP/UP


RESIDENTS INCLUDE:

SAIC STUDENT CURATORS: 05/14-06/14

  • Exhibit Title: Gratification
  • Curators: Kyle Riley, Nhung Walsh, 
  • Artist(s): Molly Hewitt

SAIC STUDENT CURATORS:  08/14-09/14

  • Exhibit Title: Crisis of Conformity
  • Curators: Kyle Riley and Catalina Acosta-Carrizosa
  • Artist(s): Gregory Fitzsimmons, Sarah Knudtson, Sanaz Sohrabi, Hyounsang Yoo

FLAT SPACE, GALLERY-IN-RESIDENCE: OCT 2014 - MAR 2015

  • Exhibit: Our Debt, Your Debt - William Schweigert
  • Exhibit: Leftyouthere
  • Exhibit: XXX - Steve Ruiz + Nicholas Rigger

ALLISON GLENN, CURATOR > APRIL 2015 - MAY 2015

  • Exhibit: Imaginary Landscapes
  • Artist(s):  Lisa Alvarado, Robert Burnier, Assaf Evron, Caroline Kent

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