Release Party: Trashing The Neoliberal City:
Autonomous Cultural Projects in Chicago From 2000-2005
7pm @ Mess Hall • 6932 North Glenwood Avenue (‘Morse’ stop
on the Redline)
Ever heard of Pioneer Renewal Trust, Daley Village, Principality of Podmajersky,
Artists Against Artist Housing, Real World Protests, CHAos, Haymarket 8-Hour
Action Series, God Bless Graffiti Coalition, Pink Bloque, Department of Space
and Land Reclamation, Feel Tank Chicago, Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue, Pilot
TV, Autonomous Territories of Chicago, ASK ME!, or iNfo-eXpo?
Come out and pick up a copy of a new publication, “Trashing The Neoliberal
City: Autonomous Cultural Projects in Chicago From 2000-2005”, that documents
these critical projects from our local past. Some formal and informal discussion
of the content will ensue, snacks eaten and plans will be made for the future!
With contributions by Ava Bromberg, Rachel Caidor, Emily Forman, Dara Greenwald,
Nicolas Lampert, Pauline Lipman, Josh MacPhee, Micah Maidenberg, Laurie Palmer,
the Pink Bloque, Laurie Jo Reynolds, and Daniel Tucker.
The catalogue of projects which involved hundreds of different people, was edited
by Emily Forman and Daniel Tucker and designed by Dakota Brown. It was published
by Learning Site, Copenhagen ( http://learningsite.info/) and is distributed
locally by AREA Chicago (http://areachicago.org/) and Quimby’s Books and
nationally by www.justseeds.org
IS FREAK TIME
9pm@ Nihilist • 2255 S. Michigan 4E
Performance art meets experimental sound concepts.
With Performances by:
A noisy electronic twopeice from Baltimore. Beats, synths, screaming and jumping
around factor in prominently.
Mose Giganticus is the DIY, robotic synth-rock solo project of Matt Garfield
of Philadelhia. Synthesizers, vocoders, and electronics collide with manic vocals
and powerful drums at a driving tempo.
Sonmi is the music efforts of Madison’s Julia Sonmi Heglund,
with the occasional aid and musical consultation from partner-in-crime,
make dreamy minimal psychedelic music
EaViL is a duo consisting of McKinley Park’s n.VI and E.IV
that makes dark avant synth music. E creates vocals, lyrics and abstract
and visuals as well as composing the music.
Spazzy noisy grind-style supergroup featuring members of It’s a Trap, Brotman & Short,
America’s Meth Problem and Dramatic Paws.
Avant garde death metal and electro headbanging by the drummer of Lovely Little