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Surrounds: 11 Installations exhibit at MoMA

On October 21, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reopen after a summer-long closure and an ambitious renovation project of its gallery spaces. Among the 10 fall shows opening, Yasmil Raymond (BFA 1999) was an organizer of Surrounds: 11 Installations.

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Left to right: Ali Asgar (Tara), "The Virus of Faith," 2016. Rashayla Brown (BFA 2015), "Rage to Master: Michelle Grabner's Poor Farm," 2016

Congratulations to current graduate student in the Performance department Ali Asgar (Tara) and Lecturer Rashayla Marie Brown (BFA 2015, Photography) who  are

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome new full-time faculty members who are joining the School. 

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Mark Jeffery performing “The Sea and Poison” (1998) by Goat Island. Also pictured: Matthew Goulish, Bryan Saner, Karen Christopher/Photo: Adam Crumlish

Associate Professor Mark Jeffery (Performance) was featured in an interview in

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“Scarecrow” (2018) by Every house has a door, directed by Lin Hixson, performed at Alfred ve dvore Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic. Left to right: Matthew Goulish, Essi Kausalainen/Photo: Vojtech Brtnický.

Professor Lin Hixson (Performance) and Adjunct Professor Matthew Goulish (Writing), founding members of the performance art group Goat Island, were featured

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"The Sea & Poison" was Goat Island's sixth full-length piece.

goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it, an exhibit and accompanying performances which pay homage to the performance ar

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Mitsu Salmon (MFA 2014) and Jane Jerardi (MFA 2012) image

Two SAIC alums, Jane Jerardi (MFA 2012) and Mitsu Salmon (MFA 2014) were selected as 2019 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artists. 

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Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

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A look at the Sidney R. Yates Gallery which has been made to feel like Goat Island’s Lincoln Park-based church gym rehearsal space.

Associate Professor of Historic Preservation and cocurator of goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it, 

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The Shed. Photo by Iwan Baan

Maryam Hoseini (SAIC 2014–16), Analisa Teachworth (BFA 2008), and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) are slated for exhibits in the first year of New York's new art center, The Shed's opening.

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