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Image: Oscar Gonzalez, Play Fair, 2018 Wood, enamel, rubber, Dimensions variable

S-W-O-O-$-H

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening reception: Friday, November 2, 2018 6:00-9:00PM

Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present S-W-O-O-$-H, a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring new works by Óscar González-Díaz and Matthew Wead, curated by Courtney Cintron.

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Kate Conlon, "Washington's Axe," 2018, Plywood

Three Hares

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening reception: Friday October 5, 6-9 pm

Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present Three Hares, a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring new works by Bobby Gonzales,

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India Martin, "Money", 2018

Leaf by Leaf

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, from 6-9 pm

"Leaf by Leaf" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring works by Whit Forrester, India Martin, and Yasmin Spiro, and is curated by Sabrina E. Greig.

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Nora Chin, "Stool (Lisa Frank)", 2018, Ceramic stoneware and plastic lacing cord, 10” x 10” x 10”

Somewhere Behind Us

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 27, 6-9 pm

"Somewhere Behind Us" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Nora Chin, Andrea Coleman, and Erin Smego, and is curated by Jamillah Hinson.

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Sydney Shavers, Untitled, 2018, Photograph

You will be the archivist of your desires

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 6-10 pm at the Chicago Art Department (1932 S. Halsted)

HATCH Projects presents the exhibition "You will be the archivist of your desires" that opens at the Chicago Art Department (1932 S. Halsted) on Friday, July 13, 6-10 pm.

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Mitsu Salmon, "Touching Almond from Formosan Wood", 2018, Installation (video still)

ORWELLIAN OFFSPRING

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, June 29, 6-9 pm

"Orwellian Offspring" is a group exhibition featuring works by HATCH Artists-in-Residence Marie Baldwin, Mitsu Salmon, and Jacqueline Surdell, and is curated by Courtney Cintron. || Exhibition on view in CAC's new home at 2130 West Fulton St. ||

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Haerim Lee, "Whitewashed: All of Mankind (detail)," 2017, Archival pigment print on paper

The Strange Fields of This City

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, June 1, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

"The Strange Fields of This City" is a HATCH Projects exhibition showing new works by William Camargo, Haerim Lee, and Alejandro Waskavich, and is curated by Greg Ruffing. || Last exhibition at 217 N. Carpenter St. CAC moves to 2130 W. Fulton St. in June 2018. ||

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Darryl DeAngelo Terrell, #Project20, 2017 - 2018, Cyanotype stained with black tea or coffee

Body as Image

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 27, from 6-9pm

"Body as Image" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Kioto Aoki, Colleen Keihm, and Darryl DeAngelo Terrell, and is curated by Sabrina Greig.

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Elana Adler, Untitled, 2017, sound installation

colossal gap

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, March 30, 6 - 9 pm

"colossal gap" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring new works by Elana Adler, Wen Liu, Michael D. Moore, and is curated by Jamillah Hinson.

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Daniel Hojnacki, “Cracking,” 2017, Altered silver gelatin print, wall texture spray, latex paint, 9 x 12 inches

Superficial Paradise

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: March 2, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

"Superficial Paradise" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Yesenia Bello, Cameron Clayborn, Verónica Casado Hernández, Rebecca Himelstein, Daniel Hojnacki, Nicole Mauser and is curated by Sheridan Tucker Anderson.

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Image by Meg T. Noe

Artificial Life

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: February 2, 2018, 6:00-9:00 PM

"Artificial Life" is a HATCH exhibition featuring Azadeh Gholizadeh, Matt Mancini, Gülşah Mursaloğlu, Jeff Prokash, Anna Showers-Cruser, Joseph Wilcox, and is curated by Meg T. Noe.

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Nietzsche: Manuscript of Ecce Homo (Wikimedia Commons)

Beyond Words

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, January 5, 2018, 6-9pm

"Beyond Words" features HATCH Projects Residents Lesley Jackson, Keeley Haftner, Caroline Liu, Andrew Barco, Amy Leners, and is curated by Danny Floyd.

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Nicole Mauser, "Portal II" (detail), 2017, Oil on canvas, 69 x 80 x 2 inches

Rites

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 2017, 6-9pm

"Rites" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Nicole Mauser, Amy Leners, and Yesenia Bello, and is curated by Sheridan Tucker Anderson.

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social distortion

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

"social distortion" features works by HATCH Residents Rebecca Himelstein and Joseph Wilcox, and is curated by Meg T. Noe.

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Sony Commercial, 1986

A Rainbow in Curved Air

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, October 6, 6-9pm

"A Rainbow in Curved Air" features HATCH residents Lesley Jackson, Meg Leary, and Matt Mancini, and is curated by Danny Floyd.

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 Cameron Clayborn, Untitled (Curtain Arrangement 1), 2017, satin fabric and stainless steel, dimensions variable; Anna Showers-Cruser, Studio View, 2017, Cast Silicone with materials found and prescribed, dimensions variable; Sydney Shavers, Post Still #2, 2017, film still

Sweet Creature

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 21, 6-9:30 pm

"Sweet Creature" features HATCH artists Cameron Clayborn, Sydney Shavers, and Anna Showers-Cruser, and is curated by Ariel Gentalen.

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Brittney Leeanne Williams, "Fray 2," 2016, Acrylic on Paper, 49 x 56 in.

Of Memories and Forgetfulness

Friday, June 23, 2017 to Thursday, July 13, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, June 23, 6-9pm

"Of Memories and Forgetfulness" features HATCH artists Caroline Liu, Pooja Pittie, and Brittney Leeanne Williams, and is curated by Sheridan Tucker.

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Keeley Haftner; "Bulges (Alicia Everett) from "Sculpture from Other Sculptor's Sculptures" series", 2016; Four found sculptures, tumbled; 72” x 72” x 2”

In your head

Friday, May 26, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, May 26, 6-9pm

"In your head" features work by artists Keeley Haftner, Daniel Hojnacki, and Chris Zain, and is curated by Meg T. Noe.

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Jeff Prokash, "Objects for a Production in Eleven Acts" (detail), 2017

Boondoggle

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 6-9:30 pm

"Boondoggle" features new work by Jeff Prokash, Gülşah Mursaloğlu, Andrew Barco, and is curated by Danny Floyd.

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Frances Lightbound, "Untitled (Marker)," 2017, Pressure treated pine, latex paint, glass powder, 42 x 42 in.

this land is your land

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, March 31, from 6 - 9 pm, with durational performance by Verónica Casado Hernández of "Lady Liberty"

"this land is your land" features work by artists Azadeh Gholizadeh, Frances Lightbound, and Verónica Casado Hernández, and is curated by Ariel Gentalen.

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Hiding in Plain Sight

Friday, March 3, 2017 to Thursday, March 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, March 3, 6-9pm // Artists Talk & Screening: Saturday, March 11, 2:00 - 3:30pm

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features work by artists Soheila Azadi, Hannah Givler, Leander Mienardus Knust, Raul De Lara, B. Quinn, Hillary Wiedemann, and is curated by George William Price.

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Carla Fisher Schwartz, Fragments (rock, dirt, pumice), detail, 2016, Binder's board and inkjet print, Dimensions variable

Fiction Within

Friday, February 3, 2017 to Thursday, February 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, February 3, 6-9pm

"Fiction Within" is a group exhibition featuring HATCH Projects Residents Jessica Harvey, Carla Fisher Schwartz, Barbara Diener, Caleb Yono, Erika Råberg, Yaloo, curated by Sharmyn Cruz Rivera.

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Jon Chambers, Face v2, 2016, Webcam, Facial recognition software, JavaScript, Electronics, Plastic, Dimensions variable, Visit face-v2.webcam

Being, enough

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 6-9 pm

"Being, enough" is a group exhibition featuring HATCH Projects Residents Austen Brown, Alex Calhoun, Jon Chambers, Jeremiah Jones, Bobbi Meier, and Marina Miliou-Theocharaki, is curated by Kate Pollasch.

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Woomin Kim, Unknown Species, 2016, Wool

Amor Fati

Friday, December 2, 2016 to Thursday, December 22, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, December 2, 6-9pm

Group exhibition featuring Anansi kNOwBody, Angela Davis Fegan, Bryan C. McVey, Cassandra Stadnicki, John Steck Jr., and Woomin Kim, curated by Brett Swinney.

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Revolvers Are Meant for Crocodile-skins

Friday, November 4, 2016 to Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 6-9pm // CAC is closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for the holiday.

"Revolvers Are Meant for Crocodile-skins" features art by B. Quinn, John Steck Jr., and Caleb Yono. The exhibition is curated by George William Price.

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Bobbi Meier, “Poseur”, 2016, fiber, medical tubing, wood, 36" x 24" x 18"

Exhaustion and Exuberance

Friday, October 7, 2016 to Thursday, October 27, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, October 7, 6-9pm

A group exhibition featuring HATCH Residents Bobbi Meier, Bryan C. McVey, and Raul De Lara. This exhibition is curated by Sharmyn Cruz Rivera.

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Jon Chambers, "Body Parts," 2016, Vinyl Banner, 7 x 5 ft

Ethno / graphic

Friday, August 19, 2016 to Thursday, September 8, 2016
Opening reception: Friday August 19, 6-9pm

A group exhibition with new works by Jon Chambers, Cassandra Stadnicki, and Yaloo, "Ethno / graphic" is curated by Brett Swinney.

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Angela Davis Fegan, "Lavender Menace" poster (detail), 2016, Letterpress print with menstrual blood

A Fine Line

Friday, July 22, 2016 to Thursday, August 11, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, July 22, 6-9pm

"A Fine Line" features HATCH Residents Austen Brown, Alex Calhoun, and Angela Davis Fegan. The exhibition is curated by Kate Pollasch.

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Hillary Wiedemann, Still from "Possessing the Visible" 2013, Digital Video, 9:00 (looped)

Islands of the Sun

Friday, June 24, 2016 to Thursday, July 14, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, June 24, 6-9pm

"Islands of the Sun" features artists Soheila Azadi, Jeremiah Jones, and Hillary Wiedemann. The exhibition is curated by George William Price.

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Barbara Diener, Green Lasers in Tree, 2015, Archival Inkjet Print, 22 x 34 in

for no space

Friday, May 27, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, June 3, 6-9pm

Through sculpture, video, and photography the artists in "for no space" traverse virtual and actual space to find meaning and potential in notions of landscape and place.

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Erika Råberg, Composition for a space in between, 2015, Video, 20 mins

Analogues

Friday, April 29, 2016 to Thursday, May 19, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, April 29, 6-9:30pm

"Analogues" features artists Hannah Givler, Erika Råberg, and Woomin Kim. This exhibition is curated by Brett Swinney.

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Jessica Harvey, "Utopia, from the series ‘Arrows of the Dawn’," 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 20 x 30 in.

Tracing the Invisible

Friday, April 1, 2016 to Thursday, April 21, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, April 1, 6-9pm

The artists in "Tracing the Invisible" summon the unseen forces that reverberate through the past and imprint the present. Featuring works by Jessica Harvey, Anansi kNOwBody, and Marina Miliou-Theocharaki, this exhibition is curated by Kate Pollasch.

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Blair Bogin, "Things She Might Be About To Do," 2016, Video still

Secular Studies

Friday, March 4, 2016 to Thursday, March 24, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, March 4, 6-9pm

"Secular Studies" features artists Alejandro T. Acierto, Kayla Anderson, Ali Aschman, LeRoy Bach, Blair Bogin, and Hyounsang Yoo. The exhibition is curated by Sadie Woods.

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Danny Volk, "Feelings About the Number 2 (advertisement for temporary archive and reading room)," 2016

Batten Down the Hatches

Friday, February 5, 2016 to Thursday, February 25, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, February 5 , 6-9pm

HATCH group exhibition, featuring Rachel E. Foster, Maya Mackrandilal, Ryan Thompson, Stephanie Graham, Casey Smallwood, and Danny Volk, and curated by Jaxon Pallas.

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Jeffrey Michael Austin, An Attempt To Return, 2015, Video Still, 9:00 minutes

You Are Looking Good, A Real Good Looker

Friday, January 8, 2016 to Thursday, January 28, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, January 8, 6-9 pm

"You Are Looking Good, A Real Good Looker" brings together artists from Chicago and St. Louis in this exhibition co-curated by Allison Lacher and Cole Lu.

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Stevie Hanley, Lenticular Domestic Arrangements 1 and 2, 2015, Metal, lenticular lenses, mylar, paper, commercial grade artificial food, hair claws, clothes pins, animal fats and pigments.

The Dissemination of Blind Light

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, November 20, 6-9 pm

"The Dissemination of Blind Light" is curated by La Keisha Leek, featuring works by HATCH artists-in-residence Stevie Hanley, Kelly Lloyd, Esau McGhee, Andrew Rosinski, Hui-min Tsen and Julie Weber.

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Kayla Anderson, Future Reliquaries No. 2 (Plaza Blanca Rock), 2015, Laser cut acrylic and rock, 9.5 x 7 x 1.5 inches

Nitty Gritty

Friday, October 23, 2015 to Thursday, November 12, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, October 23, 6 - 9 pm

Nitty Gritty is curated by Sadie Woods and presents new works by Alejandro T. Acierto, Kayla Anderson, and Blair Bogin.

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Casey Smallwood, Still from "Somewhere," 2015

As Stars At Daybreak

Friday, September 25, 2015 to Thursday, October 15, 2015
Opening Reception: September 25, 2015, 6-9pm

A missing persons case at a historic house museum, psychosexual intimacies with a boy band, and giving non-Black allies a "pass" all collide in "As Stars At Daybreak."

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Jessica Caponigro, Untitled (Leather Stone) detail, 2015, vinyl, quartz, wire, laminate flooring, foliage

Rough Idle

Friday, August 21, 2015 to Thursday, September 10, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, August 21, 6-9 pm

"Rough Idle" embraces the emotional and material resonances which emerge spontaneously and organically from a nebula of objects.

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Esau McGhee, image from video Comet Come to Me, 2015

Halfway to Equilibrium

Friday, July 24, 2015 to Thursday, August 13, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, July 24, 6-9 pm

Tugging away from restraint in search of resolve, "Halfway to Equilibrium" tests the capacity of human limitation.

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Hyounsang Yoo, How to be Invisible, 2015 Archival Inkjet Print, 40 x 165 inches

Dicker, Lurk & Skew

Friday, June 26, 2015 to Thursday, July 16, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, June 26, from 6:00 - 9:00PM

Dicker, Lurk & Skew critically reflects on hyper-masculinity, musical aesthetics, and mass-produced global consumerism.

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Screen capture from found video (‘Therapeutic uses of Crystals, pt 2’), featuring Marcel Vogel

Reference Rot

Friday, May 29, 2015 to Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, May 29, 6-9PM

The Internet is by design a fluid, mutable space for information exchange, yet it remains a present-minded platform, with links from the past increasingly found to be missing, misleading, corroded, or obsolete.

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Kissing in Heaven

Friday, May 1, 2015 to Thursday, May 21, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, May 1, from 6-9PM

Kissing in Heaven brings to mind a perfect experience, a suspect fantasy that nevertheless sustains many of life’s efforts.

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Andrew Rosinski, Tz, 2015, dye sublimation on cotton poly triple  jacquard woven blanket, 70" x  54"

Closer Still

Friday, April 3, 2015 to Thursday, April 23, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday. April 3, from 6-9PM

Closer Still considers the reciprocity between form and content by exploring the possibilities of the binary.

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Sebura&Gartelmann, "Cutting It Close" (detail), 2014, foam, rope, wood, epoxy resin, fabric, paint, mirrored acrylic, dimensions variable

Extraordinary Effort, Spectacular Failure

Friday, March 6, 2015 to Thursday, March 26, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, from 6-9PM

Extraordinary Effort, Spectacular Failure deals with the collective, creative struggle of living and working a multi-hyphenate artistic practice.

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Regina Mamou, "Psychometrics," Digital C-print, 2015

A History-shaped Hole in the Universe

Friday, February 6, 2015 to Thursday, February 26, 2015
Opening Reception: February 6, from 6-9PM

A "History-shaped Hole in the Universe" tracks the schism between perception and reality, expectation and outcome, and hints at the simultaneous loss of and entanglement with this expansive encounter.

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Rami George, "Untitled (found)", photo, 2014.

Modi • Operandi (on recipes, intimacy, trauma & other investigations)

Friday, January 9, 2015 to Thursday, January 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, January 9, from 6-9 pm

From the cookbook to the spell book, the mixtape to the manual, the group exhibition, "Modi • Operandi (on recipes, intimacy, trauma & other investigations)" considers the methodologies and linguistic forms that emerge from the artists’ studios.

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Suddenly Plastic

Friday, November 21, 2014 to Thursday, December 18, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, November 21, from 6-9 pm

Through a negative orientation of plasticity, artists present us with forms that deny their previous state and yet exist and ascend towards new formations.

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Lori Felker,"The Mixed-Up Kind SF", Ink Jet Print, 2014

No-Fi

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Thursday, November 13, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, October 24, from 6-9pm

Intentionally disarming, the works featured by HATCH Projects Residency artists Lori Felker, Jesse Seay, and Sebura&Gartelmann exist in the limbo between youthful counterculture and reluctant adulthood.

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Topography of Knowing

Friday, September 26, 2014 to Thursday, October 16, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, September 26, from 6–9pm

HATCH Projects Residency artists Mara Baker, Nina Barnett, and Cherith Lundin consider timeless questions from within a markedly shifting paradigm of perception. How do we define place, and how do we locate ourselves within a place?

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