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CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Design

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CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Design

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CHGO DSGN [Chicago Design] is a major exhibition of recent object and graphic CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Designdesign by 100+ of the city’s leading designers. Chicago has long been regarded as an international center for design, and this retrospective celebrates the region’s creative and innovative spirit. The exhibition is curated by Rick Valicenti, 2011 recipient of the prestigious Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, with displays designed by Tim Parsons, Associate Professor of Designed Objects at the School of the Art Institute.

 

 

Panel Discussions

We are excited to announce a panel-discussion series on CHGO DSGN! We'll be exploring a variety of design-related topics and with some of our very own CHGO DSGNrs. 

First up, we’ll be talking about Expressive Innovation with Jason White/Leviathan, John Pobojewski/Thirst, Matt Wizinsky/Studio Junglecat, and Claire Warner/Volume Gallery. Moderated by CHGO DSGN Curator Rick Valicenti.

Join us this Saturday, August 16 from 1:30-3:30pm in the Claudia Cassidy Theater.

 

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 1:30-3:30pm

Expressive Innovation

Jason White / Leviathan

John Pobojewski / Thirst

Matt Wizinsky / Studio Junglecat

Claire Warner / Volume Gallery

Moderated by Rick Valicenti

 

Saturday, September 6, 2014, 1:30-3:30pm

Collaborations at the Intersection of Design and Art

Ugo Casati  & Jonathan Nesci

Felicia Ferrone & Christopher Gentner

Tim Parsons & Jessica Charlesworth

Moderated by Rick Valicenti

 

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 1:30-3:30pm

Speculative Design

 David Hartt & James Goggin

Jay Sae Jung Oh

Renata Graw & Jeremiah Chiu / Plural

Ania Jaworska

Moderated by Rick Valicenti

 

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Dates:
May 31-November 2, 2014

Preview: Friday, May 30, 2014 from 6-10 pm

Gallery Talks: First Thursday and second Saturday of each month through November 2, with Rick Valicenti

  • Thursdays at 5:30 pm
  • Saturdays at 12:30 pm

 

 

 

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Location:
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Admission:
FREE

 

 

 

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