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Enjoy a light breakfast with us as part of EXPO ART WEEK and to celebrate the third edition of The ANNUAL with the exhibition, The Annual: The Shortest Distance Between Two Points curated by Caroline Picard with work by Candida Alvarez, Jorge Méndez Blake, Robert Burnier, Julietta Cheung, Assaf Evron, Roberto Harrison, Dominika Jackuliakova, Betsy Odom, Stephen Lapthisophon, Nazafarin Lotfi, Heather Mekkelson, Matt Morris, Michael Milano, Bailey Romaine, Josh Rios + Anthony Romero, Ellen Rothenberg, Selina Trepp, Anne Wilson, and Fo Wilson.
Euclidean Geometry is based on the precept that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. An elegant and comprehensive geometry unfolds with that supposition in mind, a geometry whose logic yields other shapes and relationships, surfacing by way of conclusion in material architectures, cities, and regulatory bureaucracies that society navigates daily as a matter of course. Implicit in this inherited approach, however, is the premise that space itself is stable, flat, and consistent. What if we propose that space itself is curved? For a plane crossing from one part of the world to another, for instance, the arc is its most direct route. If space bends, an entirely other logic presents itself, realizing an alternate field of potential. «The Shortest Distance Between Two Points» explores the relationship between logic, geometry, and the social actions that unfold, react, or resist therein.
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
More information & RSVP: chicagoartistscoalition.org/programs/annual-2017