Alexandria Eregbu

Alexandria Eregbu is exploring narrative and collage-making processes by creating an audio mixtape featuring conversations with a variety of guests, inspired by curated “talking pieces”, objects from the Arts Bank archives and collections along with the artist’s personal collection. The project will also include Alexandria’s sister, artist Erin Eregbu, as singer and composer.

Shani Crowe

Inspired by James Barnor, Arts Bank fellow Shani Crowe is capturing black beauty through media. Shani will use images of blackness from recycled beauty products, saving them from literal discard,  Pan African iconography and imagery from the Arts Bank collections to create her own flag. This flag will double as a backdrop in a two- part… Learn More

Amina Ross

Interested in the ways in which the concept of beauty functions within James Barnor’s work, Amina Ross is using the Arts Bank’s Johnson Publishing Company library and reflections on the theme of beauty, collected from Rebuild’s guests and community, to be featured as text-bearing garments. Additionally, Amina will be leading a two part workshop series,… Learn More

le peuple qui manque

Rebuild Foundation, in partnership with independent curator Guillaume Désanges, the French Embassy, and the Institut français welcomed Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós as curators-in-residence of the Méthode Room residency program. On November 1, 2015, Imhoff and Quirós, began their ten-week project, A Government of Times. The project, the second in the Méthode Room residency series, featured an… Learn More

Xavier Wrona

In partnership with EXPO Chicago, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Institut français, and independent curator Guillame Désanges, Rebuild welcomed Xavier Wrona as curator-in-residence for a ten-week project, Georges Bataille, Architecture, and the World Over – An Attempt in General Economy. The project, the first in the Méthode Room residency series, featured an exhibition… Learn More

Arthur Wright

For three months artists Kenrick McFarlane, Arthur Wright, and David Anthony Geary participated in Rebuild’s One Canvas fellowship – a project that invited three artists to work both independently and collaboratively in a shared public studio space at the Stony Island Arts Bank. Occasioned by Rebuild’s Noah Davis, 1975 Paintings exhibition, the fellows selected photographs from a… Learn More

Kenrick McFarlane

For three months artists Kenrick McFarlane, Arthur Wright, and David Anthony Geary participated in Rebuild’s One Canvas fellowship – a project that invited three artists to work both independently and collaboratively in a shared public studio space at the Stony Island Arts Bank. Occasioned by Rebuild’s Noah Davis, 1975 Paintings exhibition, the fellows selected photographs from a… Learn More

David Anthony Geary

For three months artists Kenrick McFarlane, Arthur Wright, and David Anthony Geary participated in Rebuild’s One Canvas fellowship – a project that invited three artists to work both independently and collaboratively in a shared public studio space at the Stony Island Arts Bank. Occasioned by Rebuild’s Noah Davis, 1975 Paintings exhibition, the fellows selected photographs from a… Learn More