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Alejandro Figueredo Díaz-Perera is a conceptual artist from Havana, Cuba who works a variety of media including: video, photography, painting, installation and text. Whereas, the medium is dictated by the idea or investigation. Through his practice, he seeks to make connections be- tween the personal and the universal points of view, exploring absence and paradox in many different ways, by the process of forcing to contradict himself. Alejandro attended Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. SELECTED RESIDENCIES AND PRESS 2016 DCASE, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 2016 “A ‘Home Land Security’ Art Show, at the Foot of the Golden Gate Bridge,” The New York Times, June 23, 2016 2015 BOLT Residency, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL “Politics and a Performer Hidden Inside a Gallery’s Walls,” Hyperallergic, February 23, 2015 “Cuban Artist To Spend Three Weeks Living In A Crawl Space Behind Gallery Walls,” Huffington Post SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2017 Yet Untitled, Visual Arts Gallery, with Cara Megan Lewis, University of Illinois, Springfield, IL (forthcoming) 2015 A Dream Deferred, with Cara Megan Lewis, Aspect/Ratio, Chicago, IL In The Absence of a Body, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL 2012 Dopamine, 11th Havana Biennial, ISA, Havana, Cuba SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2016 Home Land Security, with Cara Megan Lewis, For-Site Foundation, San Francisco, CA Present Standard, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 2015 Material Monumental Normal, curated by Alberto Aguilar, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL 2014 Senselab, Center for the Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba 2013 F5, Center for the Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba 2012 ZOOM, 11th Havana Biennial, Department of Visual Arts, ISA, Havana, Cuba Project Part Time, 11th Havana Biennial, Elsinor Gallery, ISA, Havana, Cuba From AVI to MPG, 11th Havana Biennial, ISA, Havana, Cuba ALEJANDRO FIGUEREDO DIAZ-PERERA (born Havana, Cuba, 1991, lives and works in Chicago, IL) Booth C-19
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Alejandro Figueredo Daz-Perera is a conceptual artist from Havana, Cuba who works a variety of media including: video, photography, painting, installation and text. Whereas, the medium is dictated by the idea or investigation. Through his practice, he seeks to make connections be-tween the personal and the universal points of view, exploring absence and paradox in many different ways, by the process of forcing to contradict himself.

Alejandro attended Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba.

SELECTED RESIDENCIES AND PRESS

2016 DCASE, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL2016 A Home Land Security Art Show, at the Foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, The New York Times, June 23, 20162015 BOLT Residency, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL Politics and a Performer Hidden Inside a Gallerys Walls, Hyperallergic, February 23, 2015 CubanArtistToSpendThreeWeeksLivingInACrawlSpaceBehindGalleryWalls,HuffingtonPost

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 YetUntitled,VisualArtsGallery,withCaraMeganLewis,UniversityofIllinois,Springfield,IL(forthcoming)2015 A Dream Deferred, with Cara Megan Lewis, Aspect/Ratio, Chicago, IL In The Absence of a Body, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL 2012 Dopamine, 11th Havana Biennial, ISA, Havana, Cuba

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Home Land Security, with Cara Megan Lewis, For-Site Foundation, San Francisco, CA Present Standard, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL2015 Material Monumental Normal, curated by Alberto Aguilar, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL2014 Senselab, Center for the Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba2013 F5, Center for the Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba2012 ZOOM, 11th Havana Biennial, Department of Visual Arts, ISA, Havana, Cuba Project Part Time, 11th Havana Biennial, Elsinor Gallery, ISA, Havana, Cuba From AVI to MPG, 11th Havana Biennial, ISA, Havana, Cuba

ALEJANDRO FIGUEREDO DIAZ-PERERA (bornHavana,Cuba,1991,livesandworksinChicago,IL)

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SABINA OTT (bornNewYork,NY,1955,livesandworksinOakPark,IL)A 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship Grantee, Sabina Ott is an established multi-disciplinary Chicago based artist.HerworkisinnumerouscollectionsincludingtheLosAngelesCountyMuseumofArt(LACMA),The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Sabina Ott has shown internationally beginning with an inaugural solo exhibition at The Los Angeles Institute ofContemporaryArt in 1983.Herwork incorporates installation-based themes intowall andfloorbasedworksfilledwithallegoricalandbaroqueleanings.Theseworks,madewithlightweightyetimpactful materials, such as polystyrene and spray foam, creates a spatial environment onto the two di-mensional plane of the work. Recent solo shows include Hyde Park Art Center and The Chicago Cultural Center garnered favorable reviews in Artforum, Art in America and Hyperallergic.

SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2016 College Arts Association, Excellence in Teaching Award2015 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship 2001 George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship1990 NationalEndowmentfortheArts,IndividualArtistsGrant1986 NewTalentAward,LACMA,LosAngelesCountyMuseumofArt,LosAngeles,CA SELECTED SOLO INSTITUTIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2016 Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL: who cares for the sky 2014 ChicagoCulturalCenter,Chicago,IL:hereandtherepinkmelonjoy,(catalogessaysbyMichelleGrabnerand DannyOrendorff)2006 UniversityofTexas,SanAntonio,TX:whatsnothereisnowhere,(catalogessaysbyChristopherMilesandSue Spaid)1997 CAMSTL,MuseumofContemporaryArt,St.Louis,MO,(catalogessaysbyWilliamGassandRochelleSteiner)1992 LACMA,LosAngelesCountyMuseumofArt,LosAngeles,CA1983 LosAngelesInstituteofContemporaryArt,LosAngeles,CA

SELECTED GROUP INSTITUTIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2013 Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL: The Tyranny of Good Taste, travelling.2010 The Great Poor Farm Experiment II, Manawa WI2002 CAMSTL, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO: Terra Incognita: Contemporary Artists Maps and Other Visual Organizing Systems 2001 Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, Inaugural New Zealand Triennial, Bright Paradise: Exotic History and Sublime ArtificeinContemporaryArt1997 MetropolitanMuseumofArt,NewYork,NYAmericanStillLifeandInteriors,1915-1994,Selectionsfromthe MetropolitanMuseumofArt,traveling,(catalog)1996 PacificDesignCenter,LosAngeles,CA,SkinnyBeltsandStrappyShoesTheHyper-FeminineinPainting, (curatedbySueSpaid)1991 TheCorcoranGalleryofArt,Washington,D.C.42ndBiennialExhibitionofContemporaryAmericanPainting, (catalogessaybyDavidPagel)1987 WhitneyMuseumofAmericanArt,EquitableCenter,NewYork,NY.ContemporaryDiptychs:DividedVisions (catalog)1986 BrooklynMuseum,Brooklyn,NewYork.TheThirdWesternStatesExhibition,(catalog)

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. The Rose Museum, Brandies University, Massachusetts Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

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CHELSEA KNIGHT (bornVermont,livesandworksinNewYork,NY)Chelsea Knight works in video and performance to plumb the social and psychological underpinnings of groupbehavior,questioninghowweencounteroneanotherassingularentities.Herworkconsiderstheinadequacyoflanguageanditsrelationtothereproductionofauthorityandidentity.ShereceivedherB.A. from Oberlin College and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Knight has com-pleted residencies at the New Museum, the Whitney Independent Study Program and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and was a 2007 Fulbright Fellow in Italy. Chelsea recent epic project, Fall to Earth is a 5 channel video work created during her residency at The New Museum.

SELECTED EDUCATION, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2015 NewMuseumSeminarProgram:(Temporary)CollectionsofIdeas,NewYork,NY:Speculation2014 NewMuseumSeminarProgram:(Temporary)CollectionsofIdeas,NewYork,NY:Voice2009 WhitneyMuseumIndependentStudyProgram,NewYork,NY2008 SkowheganSchoolofPaintingandSculpture,Skowhegan,Maine2007 Fulbright Fellowship, Michelangelo Pistoletto Foundation, Biella, Italy M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2003 Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland 1998 B.A.,English,OberlinCollege,Oberlin,OH

SELECTED SOLO INSTITUTIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2015 Fall to Earth, New Museum, New York, NY 2012 I Am Not A Man Not Now, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY2012 Currents, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO2011 Frame, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY2008 FusionChamber,UniversityofColoradoatBoulder,Boulder,CA2007 Room 101, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy

SELECTED GROUP INSTITUTIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2016 Rainbow Caravan, Aichi Triennial, Aichi, Japan2015 TheGreatEphemeral,TheNewMuseum,NewYork,NY(curatedbyJohannaBurton,MeiyaCheng,LaurenCornellandSara OKeeffe2014 NouvellesVague,PalaisdeTokyo,Paris,France(curatedbyJasonWaiteandAntoniaAlampi)2012 Anti-Establishment,BardCenterforCuratorialStudies,Annandale-on-Hudson,NY(curatedbyJohannaBurton)2011 Remember Then An Exhibition on the Photography of Memory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA2008 17thRencontresInternationales,NewCinemaandContemporaryArt,CentrePompidou,Paris,France At Home and at Work, St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

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a complete history 2016styrofoam, canvas, mirror, spray foam, burlap, acrylic, gesso and spray paint25x18x5.563.5x45.7x13.8cm

SABINA OTT

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the weight of air2016polystyrene, plastic, cloth, canvas, mirror, gauche and spray enamel24x20x361x50.8x7.6cm

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complete as beginning 2016mirror, canvas, plastic, spray paint, acrylic and graphite 15.5x14x139.4x35.6x2.5cm

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every one loves some ones repeating 2016styrofoam, canvas, burlap, spray paint and modeling paste 9.5diameter24.1cm

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the change of color is likely (study)2015canvas, plastic, gesso, spackle, graphite12 x 12 x 2 30.4 x 30.4 x 5 cm

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The Beginning (aka The End) 24, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: St. Louis Blues, 1958

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The Beginning (aka The End) 23, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: State of the Union, director: Frank Capra 1948

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The Beginning (aka The End) 22, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: Search for Beauty,1934, director Erle C. Kenton

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The Beginning (aka The End) 21, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: Nezaposleni Ijudi, 1968, director Zelimir Zilnik

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The Beginning (aka The End) 20, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: La Battaglia di Algeri (the Battle of Algiers) 1966, director Gillo Pontecorvo

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The Beginning (aka The End) 19, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: A Generation, Director: Andrzej Wajda, 1955

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The Beginning (aka The End) 18, 2016Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: Yojimbo, Director: Akira Kurosawa,1962

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The Beginning (aka The End) 17, 2016Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: Crime and Punishment, Director: Josef von Sternberg,1934

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The Beginning (aka The End) 16, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: Mahanagar, (aka.The Big City) Director: Satyajit Ray, 1963

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The Beginning (aka The End) 15, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: The Garment Jungle, Directors: Robert Aldrich and Vincent Sherman,1957

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The Beginning (aka The End) 14, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: Bob la Flambeur, Director: Jean-Pierre Melvilla, 1956

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The Beginning (aka The End) 13, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm ON HOLDFrom the film: The Fallen Idol, Director: Carol Reed, 1948

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The Beginning (aka The End) 12, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: Walk on the Wild Side, Director: Edward Dmytryk, 1962

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The Beginning (aka The End) 10, 2015Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: Spring in a Small Town 1948, director Fei Mu_(Chinese)

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The Beginning (aka The End) 9, 2015 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: Le Amiche, director: Michelangelo Antonioni 1955 (Italian)

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The Beginning (aka The End) 8, 2015Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: Framed, director: Richard Wallace 1947

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The Beginning (aka The End) 5, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: Faust , director: FW Murnau 1926 (German)

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The Beginning (aka The End) 4, 2016 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: Rashomon, director: Akira Kurosawa 1950 (Japanese)

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The Beginning (aka The End) 3, 2014 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm SOLDFrom the film: The Exterminating Angel, Director: Luis Buuel,1962

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The Beginning (aka The End) 2, 2014 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: Battleship Potemkin, director: Sergei Eisenstein 1925 (Russian)

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The Beginning (aka The End) 1, 2014 Acrylic and ash on canvas11x1427.9x35.5cm From the film: Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe, director: Ford Beebe 1940

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Orden 12009/2016single channel video and printedition 2/6aside from an edition of 6 & 2 AP3:46 min TRT

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I Lay Claim to You2010single channel HD videoedition 2/4 aside from an edition of 4 & 1 AP6:00 min TRT https://vimeopro.com/aspectratioproj-ects/untitled-miami-aspectratio-c-19password: aspectratio

CHELSEA KNIGHT