Visiting Artist Chysranne Stathacos Arrives This week for Participatory Installation, Public Lecture


Visiting artist Chysranne Stathacos is arrive this week to the InterArts department and now is the time to mark your calendar!

Public Lecture
On Thursday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m., she will be giving a public lecture in the Raw Space (1104 S Wabash, 2nd floor, Room 205).

Participatory Installation
Building on her recent performance and installation at the Witte de With in Rotterdam, Chrysanne Stathacos invites students to participate in an interactive performance-Blowing Roses during her visit to Columbia College Chicago Interdisciplinary Arts. Photography and video is welcome and encouraged. Participants with work with Chrysanne to create and then deconstruct a rose petal mandala in an exploration of developing works based on notions of impermanence, group interaction and performance.
All are invited to participate. This is a two-part project. Students may come to either both sessions or only one.

Part 1 Building: Wednesday April 2, at 5:30 p.m.
Part 2 Un-building: Saturday April 5, at 10:30 a.m.

This will be held in the Installation Lab (Rm. 204)
916 S Wabash (second Floor)
Please RSVP to confirm your participation or email if you have any questions:

Chrysanne Stathacos lives and works in Toronto and New York City.
Originally trained as a print-maker, Stathacos brings together printmaking,
photography, video, and installation in various ways, often creating participatorypublic art projects. She aims to make new connections between cultures,historical periods, technologies, and environmental issues, which mirror thehuman processes of change, hope, healing and mortality.

She has exhibited her work in museums, galleries, and public venues in Canada,the USA, Europe and Asia and has received awards from Art Matters, the JapanFoundation, the Canada Council, the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, andthe Puffin Foundation.

For more information on the artist and the visiting artist program, click here.


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