Jinn Bronwen Lee

Jinn Bronwen Lee lives and works in Chicago. In her new series of works, Lee thinks through elliptical and ovoid paintings, which focuses on various modes of blindness and tension between duration and location, between a kind of time which always eludes one’s grasp and a kind of space with no actual place. Her paintings… Learn More

Incantations with the Sunset Society

Join our secret society every Friday evening for dancing, lounging and sun valedictions. Leave your woes at the door and let your week melt away to a ceremonious drumbeat lead by Coultrain. Begin the weekend cleansed by local DJs and artists inspired by the Frankie Knuckles record collection. Curated by our musician-in-residence, Coultrain, Incantations with… 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

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Share in the re-activation of Rebuild Foundation’s Archive House through out the month of June with resident artists Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain. The two artist expand on and explore their creative practices live every Thursday performing back to back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is recognized for his orchestral and melodic style, often incorporating… Learn More

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Share in the re-activation of Rebuild Foundation’s Archive House through out the month of June with resident artists Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain. The two artist expand on and explore their creative practices live every Thursday performing back to back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is recognized for his orchestral and melodic style, often incorporating… Learn More

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Share in the re-activation of Rebuild Foundation’s Archive House through out the month of June with resident artists Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain. The two artist expand on and explore their creative practices live every Thursday performing back to back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is recognized for his orchestral and melodic style, often incorporating… Learn More

House Tea Ceremony

Celebrate the summer with three special outdoor House Tea Ceremonies. Relax and unwind with tea from The Whole Hearted and music from the Frankie Knuckles vinyl catalogue. In case of rain, ceremonies will take place at the Archive House, 6916 S. Dorchester Ave.

House Tea Ceremony

Celebrate the summer with three special outdoor House Tea Ceremonies. Relax and unwind with tea from The Whole Hearted and music from the Frankie Knuckles vinyl catalogue. In case of rain, ceremonies will take place at the Archive House, 6916 S. Dorchester Ave.

House Tea Ceremony

Celebrate the summer with three special outdoor House Tea Ceremonies. Relax and unwind with tea from The Whole Hearted and music from the Frankie Knuckles vinyl catalogue. In case of rain, ceremonies will take place at the Archive House, 6916 S. Dorchester Ave.

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Rebuild’s musicians-in-residence, Mikel Patrick Avery and Coultrain, perform back-to-back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is recognized for his orchestral and melodic style, often incorporating the use of ‘non-musical’ objects into improvisational performances. Coultrain, a poet; singer, songwriter; and multi-instrumentalist, is known for bringing deep, dark, love through his somber but intriguing soulful music.

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Rebuild’s musicians-in-residence, Mikel Patrick Avery and Coultrain, perform back-to-back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is recognized for his orchestral and melodic style, often incorporating the use of ‘non-musical’ objects into improvisational performances. Coultrain, a poet; singer, songwriter; and multi-instrumentalist, is known for bringing deep, dark, love through his somber but intriguing soulful music.

Méthode Room: le peuple qui manque

Le Peuple Qui Manque is a Paris-based art curatorial platform created by Kantuta Quiros and Aliocha Imhoff. They join Rebuild Foundation in Chicago as part of Rebuild’s Méthode Room residency program.

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Méthode Room: Xavier Wrona

Rebuild Foundation was pleased to welcome Xavier Wrona as an Architect-in-Residence as part of the Méthode Room residency program. Wrona’s project, the first in the Méthode Room series, featured the exhibition Georges Bataille, Architecture, Chicago and World Order – An Essay on General Economy at Rebuild’s Archive House and the launch of an architecture TV channel….

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Archive House

The Archive House is located next-door to the Listening House and serves as a gallery, micro library, community nexus, and one-time administrative hub for Rebuild Foundation. The Archive House is currently home to a portion of the remaining stock of the now-closed Prairie Avenue Bookshop and the University of Chicago glass lantern slide collection. Along with the…

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Méthode Room International Curatorial Residency Launches on the South Side of Chicago

Architect Xavier Wrona builds a temporary television studio to debate theories of architecture with residents of Greater Grand Crossing CHICAGO, IL – Rebuild Foundation, in partnership with independent curator Guillaume Désanges, EXPO Chicago, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and the Institut français, are pleased to welcome Xavier Wrona as an architect-in-residence of the… Learn More