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Repotting Constructions of Beauty With Passionate Signals

October 23, 2019

How is the history and language of flowers intertwined with ideas of beauty, labor, and power? Jad Dahshan reviews Martha Rosler’s Passionate Signals exhibition at the Neubauer Collegium in the UChicagoArts Blog.

Newest Field Museum Exhibition Will Highlight Native American Women and Warriors

October 11, 2019

Apsáalooke Women and Warriors, an exhibition jointly organized by the Field Museum and the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, will open at both sites in March 2020.

Artist Installs Massive Collage on Iconic Chicago High-Rise

September 19, 2019

Assaf Evron, who collaborated with Anna Daučíková on the Neubauer Collegium’s multimedia FOR exhibition, has unveiled a bold new art project mounted on a high-rise apartment building in Chicago. The temporary installation explores the relationship between natural landscapes and urban architectural spaces. 

New Show at Neubauer Collegium Is a Different Take on Flower Power

September 18, 2019

The Hyde Park Herald reviews Martha Rosler’s Passionate Signals exhibition at the Neubauer Collegium, examining how her work implores viewers to “consider the work that goes into flowers from industrial to domestic contexts” despite the seeming innocence of the flower as an object of aesthetic contemplation.

Green and White Nationalism

September 6, 2019

This short but cutting article by Elizabeth Chatterjee, who worked on the Neubauer Collegium project "The Logic and Politics of Climate Change," concerns the rise of “green nationalism” in the alt-right.

Art From the Outside: Culture and Mental Illness in the Twentieth Century

September 3, 2019

In this podcast, former Visiting Fellow Matt ffytche reflects on the research he conducted during his Neubauer Collegium residency as part of the Outsider Writing Project. The collaborative project investigated the ways in which texts produced by those diagnosed with mental illness have been defined either as part of the general culture or as falling "outside."

Mapping Chicago’s 1919 Race Riots

July 22, 2019

An interactive map, built with support from the Neubauer Collegium VUE Project, sheds new light on a conflagration that helped define the city's neighborhoods.

Smart Museum to Organize Multi-Site Exhibition Featuring Art by MacArthur Fellows

July 18, 2019

Toward Common Cause, opening in 2021, will feature work by more than 20 artists—including Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow Rick Lowe, whose Black Wall Street Journey will create the space to envision and support economically vibrant African American neighborhoods on Chicago's South Side.

Algorithmic Intelligence Has Gotten So Smart, It’s Easy to Forget It’s Artificial

July 1, 2019

This segment from NPR's Fresh Air, on the increasing sophistication of AI technology, refers to research by Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow Brian Cantwell Smith and his forthcoming book, The Promise of Artificial Intelligence.

The 12th Time Zone

June 26, 2019

Neubauer Collegium curator Dieter Roelstraete opens an exhibition in Brussels showcasing the wealth and variety of Russian contemporary art beyond the well-established cultural centers of Moscow and Saint Petersburg.


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