Shaping the Past: The Exhibition
At 21c Museum Hotel, 55 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611 and at PO Box Collective, 6900 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626, the exhibition is accessible from the street. The Goethe-Institut exhibition is, for the time being, still not accessible to the general public. We will post photos this component of the exhibition on our social media channels.
Shaping the Past connects with and builds on the work of emerging leaders of local, national, and transnational movements to remember through reflection and with urgency.
In 2020, the Goethe-Institut in North America worked with Monument Lab on a multifaceted event and program series called Shaping the Past. In Chicago you are most likely familiar with the work THERE ARE BLACK PEOPLE IN THE FUTURE by fellow Alisha Wormsley whose work was exhibited at the Elmhurst Art Museum/McCormick House.
Many more artists and memory workers contributed to Shaping the Past.
Starting June 5, you are able to experience the works of Chicago’s own 2019 fellows Girl/Friends A Long Walk Home and Cheyenne Concepcion with The Relic Report at 21c Museum Hotel and Quentin VerCetty Lindsay with Missing Black Technofossil Here at P.O. Box Collective.
The Goethe-Institut offices will show Ada Pinkston’s LandMarked.
With the exception of the ones at the Goethe-Institut offices, these poster exhibitions will be accessible from the street as they are displayed in the windows of two of the locations.
Shaping the Past is produced in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, Monument Lab, and the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education).
150 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, lL 60601
Language: English and Spanish
Additional Exhibitions at 21c Museum Hotel and POBox Collective