Letterpress Affirmations with Flatlands & RAR RAR Press @ Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago [20 June]

Letterpress Affirmations with Flatlands & RAR RAR Press


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20
June
10:00 - 18:00

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Elephant Room Gallery
704 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605
As a part of «All of the Above», FLTLNDS and RAR RAR Press will offer the opportunity to Letterpress Affirmations on 11x17 Broadsides. This event is open to both youth and adults and allows the opportunity to work with 3 centuries of wood type to create lasting memories and statements in ink. The cost is just $5 for individuals to participate and groups can contact the gallery for a group rate donation. Everyone goes home with their very own broadside!

Elephant Room Gallery is excited to be collaborating with Flatlands Studios June 12th through June 25th for this series of exciting happenings in the gallery entitled «All of the Above». Eric Von Haynes of Flatlands Studios has curated printed ephemera, art objects, film, talks, workshops and performance art by various artists and art collectives from all over the world in order to transform the gallery into a community gathering space that will bring people together for a positive learning experience. The goal is to celebrate and embrace the idea of community through documentation, archiving, and activation of spaces in and through art practices.

All of the artists and collectives represented have a strong leaning towards positive outreach and information sharing through media. They all have ties to Flatlands Studios through past collaborations but never before have they all been brought together in the same space. The amazing artists and collectives involved are Thor Goodlife, KASHINK!, Mashaun Hendricks of CrimeDrought, Oscar Arriola, Fresh Pressed Chicago, Rebecca Ann Rakstad of RAR RAR PRESS, Peter Miles Bergman of is Press, Heather Link-Bergman, C​H​ema Skandal!, Alice Lam, Tom Bold, Eric Von Haynes of Flatlands, Dredske, Tim Rodenbroker, Brian Steckel of An-ism, Marc Fischer of Temporary Services and ATOM-R.
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