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Take a look at this NYT Lensblog article about MoCP exhibiting artist Hossein Fatemi, whose work explores how young Iranians present themselves in public and private spaces - http://nyti.ms/1TI1VSu
The photographer Hossein Fatemi explores the contrast between how young Iranians present themselves in public and in private, when they are beyond the watchful eye of the Islamic republic’s authorities.
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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: Brad Temkin, Balls, 2004. http://bit.ly/206stRS
About the Photographer. Temkin, Brad. American, b. 1956. The small gardens have bits and pieces of the person who owns them; found objects that are dear to them, keepsakes, statues, and personal items that reveal the person behind it. -Brad Temkin Brad Temkin's most recent work, Private Places, ...
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Have you seen the trailer for our current exhibition, Burnt Generation? https://vimeo.com/167013411
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MoCP's neighborhood is about to get a mural-filled makeover later this month: http://bit.ly/1Tr0ec2
By the time it's over, the number of public art installations will reach almost 40, giving Chicago one of the largest concentrations of public art installations in any city center nationwide.
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Today is Manifest, the free, campus-wide graduation celebration at Columbia College Chicago now in its 16th year. Stop by the MoCP to see our two newest exhibitions - Burnt Generation: Contemporary Iranian Photography and Midwest Photographers Project: Hossein Fatemi: http://bit.ly/1VQGYuT
Free and open to the public, Manifest, a campus-wide graduation celebration, is now in its 16th year. Stop by the Museum of Contemporary Photography to see our two newest exhibitions - Burnt Generation: Contemporary Iranian Photography and Midwest Photographers Project: Hossein Fatemi.
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Don't let the rain stop you - TOC picked our Burnt Generation exhibition as one of the three best things to do in Chicago today! http://bit.ly/24IzJGJ
1. Catch a show Don’t be fooled by Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s psych-rock appearances, the band's woozy melodies clearly draw inspira
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The Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy exhibition opens at MoCP July 21. Two artists from that show, David Rueter and Marissa Lee Benedict, along with past exhibiting artist Jan Tichy, are working with residents from Gary, IN to design and build much-needed responsive LED lights to illuminate public parks throughout the city: http://trib.in/1TvRa9U
"Gary Streetlights," a project to bring citizens together to design, build and position lights in Borman and Reed parks kicks off under the guidance of artists committed to empowering residents to illuminate the needs of their city.
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Congrats to all Columbia College Chicago grads! Here's a fun video recap of Manifest, last week's campus-wide graduation celebration! http://bit.ly/1U2gpfV
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...congrats! Let your creative lights shine! (And the video IS beautiful! Thank you for sharing!)
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Tonight at 6p, join us for Video Playlist: In the here and the there, curated by interdisciplinary visual artist Soheila Azadi and inspired by MoCP's Burnt Generation exhibition, on view now through July 10: http://bit.ly/1rLJEwN
Curated by Soheila Azadi. Featuring work by: Anahita Razmi Shirin Mohammad Shirin Sabahi Reza Haeri Anahid Ghorbani. The works featured in the current exhibition, Burnt Generation, make us think about bodies in different places and stages. Bodies that exist in trauma, bodies that are censored, ...
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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: Marc PoKempner, "Group of five boys on balcony, Cabrini-Green, from Changing Chicago," 1988. http://bit.ly/1XhtBDd
Group of five boys on balcony, Cabrini-Green, from Changing Chicago. Accession Number: 1995:377; Artist: PoKempner, Marc; Date: May 14, 1988; Medium: Gelatin silver print; Dimensions: paper: 11 in x 14 in; Credit Line: Gift of Jack A. Jaffe, Focus/Infinity Fund ...
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Join us on May 18 at 6pm for Video Playlist: In the here and the there, curated by interdisciplinary visual artist Soheila Azadi and inspired by MoCP's Burnt Generation exhibition, now on view: http://bit.ly/1rLJEwN
Curated by Soheila Azadi. Featuring work by: Anahita Razmi Shirirn Mohamad Shirin Sabahi Reza Haeri Anahid Ghorbani. The works featured in the current exhibition, Burnt Generation, make us think about bodies in different places and stages. Bodies that exist in trauma, bodies that are censored, ...
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Photographers - enter to win the chance to display your work at one of Chicago’s most-visited gardens! Submit your favorite photo of “Chicago-Area Nature in Public Spaces” to enter - the winning images will be exhibited at Nature in Focus: Photography at Lincoln Park Zoo. An esteemed committee including MoCP curator Karen Irvine will handpick the top 20 photographs, which will be displayed for exhibition at Lincoln Park Zoo from July 4–September 5. Details here: http://bit.ly/1rD9PpD
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Founded by Columbia College Chicago in 1976, the museum collaborates with artists, photographers, communities, and institutions locally, nationally, and internationally. As the leading photography museum in the Midwest, presenting projects and exhibitions and acquiring works that embrace a wide range of contemporary aesthetics and technologies, the museum offers students, educators, research specialists, and general audiences an intimate and comprehensive visual study center.