Co-founders Jessica Bingham and Alexander Martin will be presenting on Project 1612 at Beyond Alternatives, an inaugural 2-day symposium in Champaign, IL organized by Dulcee Boehm and Cory Imig. This symposium will focus on artist-led organizing outside of large metropolitan areas.
More information on the symposium and a full list of the speakers can be found here.
Three Simple Words, What Divides Us?: Allison Walsh and Alexis Carballido at Prairie Center for the Arts
Work by Gina Hunt, one of our participating artists, is featured in the review along with installations from Outpost: Enos Park in Springfield organized by Allison Lacher and Jeff Robinson.
Project 1612 was included in an interview about alternative spaces for F Newsmagazine though the Art Institute of Chicago.
This festival was be held at the Renaissance Park Community Garden and Heuser Art Center at Bradley University. The short film festival was a collaboration with Backspace Collective and Bradley University and featured films from artists around the world including the UK, Canada, Russia, and France.
The Midwest Art History Society Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, April 7-9, 2016 at DePaul University's Loop campus.
Project 1612 co-founders, Jessica Bingham and Alexander Martin, will be presenting on the panel "Alternative Exhibition Space". This panel is chaired by Tricia Van Eck, founder and director of 6018 North in Chicago, IL. Three other alternative spaces will be presenting as well and include the following:
Lou Mallozi: Executive Director of Experimental Sound Studio
Chelsea Culp: Co-Founder of New Capital
Kristen Abhalter: Director of Roman Susan Gallery