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Open Engagement

Axis Lab will participate in this year's Open Engagement conference in Chicago by hosting our recent workshop Scents of Home, at our space at 1118 W Argyle St. Come join us April 21 from 3-4pm. Special Thanks to Propeller Fund.

From OE:
Open Engagement (OE) is an annual artist-led conference dedicated to expanding the dialogue around and creating a site of care for the field of socially engaged art. The conference highlights the work of transdisciplinary artists, activists, students, scholars, community members, and organizations working within the complex social issues and struggles of our time.

Open Engagement 2017 — JUSTICE will take place April 21–23, 2017 at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a constellation of sites across the city. This year’s conference, guided by the curatorial vision of Romi Crawford and Lisa Yun Lee, will feature presenters including Theaster Gates, Maria Gaspar, Maria Varela, Ai-jen Poo, Marisa Jahn and Laurie Jo Reynolds. Learn more about OE 2017.