Sunday, October 11, 2009

Industry of the Ordinary

Chicago art collective, Industry of the Ordinary, will host a special event tonight. Info from their site...

Industry of the Ordinary have organized "39 Verbs", a one night event on Sunday October 11th from 5-8pm at Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W. Lake Street in Chicago, that enlists the participation of 39 Chicago-based cultural workers.

Examine. Disperse. Impregnate. Cook. These are a few of the "39 Verbs" featured in the latest happening produced by Industry of the Ordinary, a collaborative initiative of Chicago artists Adam Brooks and Mathew Wilson, that challenges the pejorative notions of the ordinary. Over five years of practice, Industry of the Ordinary has generated projects described by a single line of text on its website, To date, 39 verbs have been used. Don't miss this one-night event in which 39 artists, critics, curators and other cultural workers have been invited to reinterpret these verbs. Artists include: Candida Alvarez, Dawoud Bey, Susan Giles, Jason Lazarus, Adelheid Mers, Tony Tasset, and Dan S. Wang.

39 Verbs
Sunday, October 11, 2009
5 - 8pm
Packer Schopf Gallery
942 W Lake St
Chicago, IL

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