Pilsen Derivas Exhibition Opening

Weekend of Events, Nov. 8 & 9, 2014

Pilsen Derivas (drift), is a collective project that activates a critical review of the historical and urban development of the Pilsen neighborhood, through walking journeys as the main form of research.

Opening reception, public talks and film screenings take place Saturday November 8th and Sunday November 9th at the UIC School of Art & Art History Maker Space at Mana Contemporary on the 5th Floor.

The exhibition will be open for one weekend only! The gallery hours on Saturday are from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and on Sunday are from 2:00 pm to 5 pm.

Pilsen Derivas Exhibition & Events

Saturday, Nov. 8th 2014 at 4:30pm

UIC Maker Space at Mana Contemporary, 2233 S. Throop Street, (at Cermak) Chicago, IL, United States

Schedule of Events


SATURDAY, Nov. 8th

4:30 pm

Free Film Screening of the "Chicago Maternity Center Story" by Kartemquin Films

5:30 pm

Rachel Ettling will offer a Pilsen-inspired spread, tapping local, seasonal fare and the artists' food memories.

6:00 pm

Exhibition Opening featuring works by Eryka Dellenbach, Amanda Cortes, Elaine Luther, Enid Maldonado, Peter Pero.

SUNDAY, Nov. 9th

3:00 pm

Workshop:”Turning Pages in Pilsen: Do Books Matter”. Historian and local resident, Peter N. Pero, will present a workshop on how to build a non - fiction photo book.

5:00 pm

Book signing evening with Peter Pero.

Project support provided by a UIC UIC School of Art & Art History Maker Space Residency

Project leadership by UIC MakerSpace Artist in Residence Amanda Gutierrez

All events are free and open to the public.

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