Between Places is an exchange and exhibition project between students from:
CCS (College for Creative Studies, Detroit)
SAIC (School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago)
exploring the following:
What it means to have a sense of place and belonging.
The dream of leaving which is as powerful as its countervailing dream of roots.
The desire of wanting to go elsewhere while at the same time experiencing or creating a sense of displacement.
Between Places is curated by Chido Johnson, Associate Professor, Sculpture Section Chair, CCS and Kirsten Leenaars, Assistant Professor Contemporary Practices, SAIC
The first event will be in Chicago, hosting the CCS Students at 6018 North on Saturday December 8, the second event will be in Detroit, hosting the SAIC students at the PLAV gallery, 3105 Holbrook St, Hamtramck, MI, on Sunday, December 16.
CCS: Austin Brady, Megan Leigh Jessup, Sean Maxwell, Tom Burns, Fatima Sow, Andrew Mehall, Maggie Kozma, Benjamin Thompson, Eric Maurer, Kristina Sheufelt, Shaina Kasztelan, Jen Wang, Leucochloridium Paradoxum, Joanna Marie Care, Jordan Stohl. Faculty: Chido Johnson
SAIC: Jonathan Fleming, Nicholas Narai Garcia, Yutao Huang, Jacob Dimuzio, Cassie Kelsey, Kalee Peters, Kelly Sullivan, Savannah Snead, Kendra Bergman, Abby Chieppa, Teak Ramos, Erin Gelke, Lauren Butler, Chrissy Laing. Faculty: Kirsten Leenaars
Works by SAIC students at PLAV, Hamtramck