Events

Film screenings happen every Wednesday at 8pm

Outdoor Film screenings are at dusk (sundown) out on the Comfort Station lawn.

Music performances happen every Thursday at 7pm

Art openings happen the first Saturday of every month, and are displayed for the entirety of the month

All other events happen intermittently

 

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Selina Trepp: Waiting for the Train, Performance by Amalea Tschilds

Selina Trepp
Waiting for the Train
Curated by Michael Green
September 5 - 28

Viewing hours and events: every Friday in September, 6-10pm

Performance by Amalea Tschilds at 7pm

Chicago artist Selina Trepp presents a new site-specific work at Comfort Station entitled Waiting for the Train. Responding directly to the history of the Comfort Station as a turn of the century building designed specifically as a comfortable place for Logan Square residents to wait for trolley cars, Trepp creates a multimedia installation that returns the space to this initial state of waiting. A video projection leaves a series of subtle animations throughout the space that represent the traces of past visitors who have passed through the Comfort Station: a name scratched into a bench, a tag here or there, an occasional drawing, or a forgotten book of matches… When the waiting room is active, it is a suspended space; it contains people who are still, yet in transition. The waiting room is Limbo. A single object, tucked away in the back room of the Comfort Station, acts, perhaps as a stand-in for these waiting, transitory figures.

Waiting for the Train will be viewable every Friday in September from 6-10pm, as well as before, during, or after select Comfort Station events, and by appointment.

Earlier Event: September 25
Comfort Music: Lucky Bikes, ADT
Later Event: September 27
Sacred Harp