Logan Square Map

Attend this event held by Dave Tolchinsky and Debra Tolchinsky, curators of the Contemporary Arts Council’s 13th annual exhibition, The Presence of Absence. 

Participating artists for The Presence of Absence include renowned installation/conceptual artist Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle (Guggenheim Fellowship winner, Documenta participant, Northwestern faculty member), in a rare Chicago appearance; new media artist Christopher Baker off his recent sale to Saatchi of his Hello World! Video installation, featuring thousands of YouTube users announcing themselves to the world; filmmaker/installation artist Melika Bass off her recent Lincoln Film Center screening and acclaimed video for icelandic band Sigur Ros; internationally recognized sculptor and School of the Art Institute professor Laurie Palmer; well known Colombian/Chicago painter Paola Cabal and installation artist Katarina Weslien, as well as newcomer filmmakers Robert Chase Heishman and Brendan Meara.

The Presence of Absence runs from May 6 to June 2. All events are open to the public.