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Comfort Film and Sweety's presents: Specialties of the House: an exchange of recent radical voices from Bqstqn and Chicagq

  • Comfort Station 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago (map)

Specialties of the House: an exchange of recent radical voices from Bqstqn and Chicagq

Video program from Boston-based
Bryan Rodriguez
Danny Bryan Gonzalez
Eduardo Restrepo Castaño
Julia Pimes 
Luke Hadley
Marlon Forrester
Oskar Lawrence Brent Malone
Prince Aibangbe
Rene Dongo
Vianca Lugo

& from Chicago-based 
Alejandro T. Acierto
Amir George
Anahita Ghazvinizadeh
Elena Tejada Herrera
Holly Chernobyl & Sara Goodman
James T. Green
Jennifer Chan
Phaedra Call
Rami George
and Shawné Michaelain Holloway

Performances by Bryan Rodriguez (Boston) and Keijaun Thomas (Chicago) 

+ stickers from Sweety’s + posters by Phaedra Call + zines!

Curated by Sweety’s & CHICAGQ

The exchange will be presented parallelly in August 2015 at Samsøn Projects 450 Harrison Avenue &/@ 29 Thayer St. Boston MA.

Sweety’s is a curatorial platform run by artists Julia Pimes Mata, Bryan Rodriguez, Ximena Izquierdo Ugaz and Eduardo Restrepo Castaño. We seek to participate in the Boston art scene by promoting and prioritizing makers of color. Our goal is to make a home for creatives that would otherwise be negated a space due to a practice of confrontation, anger, tongue release, use of codes, subject specificity, personal narratives, backgrounds, not catering to whiteness, non-diplomacy, self-centering, telling the truth, color, trolling, context, placement, displacement, shaming, overabundance, calling-out, etc. Sweety’s is not only activated through flexible programing that speaks from a space between formality and informality but can also be framed as a performative gesture.

The goal of CHICAGQ is to establish inter-city exchanges between radical artistic communities, offering a link between the individual and the art space in cities other than their own and other than New York. Focusing primarily on experimental and DIY works in video and performance, CHICAGQ aims to offer opportunities to artists historically and otherwise disregarded from the exhibition space. CHICAGQ is always looking to branch out. Current curatorial members are Phaedra Call, Bryce Jensen, and Hanna M. Owens.



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Totally Free.

After the program we will head to the Logan Auditorium down the street for the Comfort Station Kegger fundraiser.