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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.

Jason Salavon Generates Art with Algorithms

June 20, 2019

The Houston Chronicle reviews Little Infinities, an exhibition of recent works by Jason Salavon, who conducted research for his artistic practice as a Faculty Fellow on the Critical Computation project.

From a Cabin in the Woods

June 3, 2019

In this thoughtful review of the Neubauer Collegium's HUTOPIA exhibition, art critic Lori Waxman considers the "shelters of thought" that architectural retreats can provide.

Chicago Kid Makes Good

May 21, 2019

Wall Street Journal theater critic Terry Teachout reviews Visiting Fellow David Auburn's adaptation of Augie March at Court Theatre and finds it "totally and triumphantly successful."

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