The Humanities Center invites you to the opening reception for Jeff Carter’s new exhibition, “The Common Citizenship of Forms,” on Thursday, June 2, 5:30-8:00 p.m., at Mies van der Rohe’s Crown Hall, on the main campus of IIT (3360 S. State Street).
Jeff Carter is Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design at DePaul, and a 2010-2011 Faculty Fellow of the Humanities Center. His exhibition presents a series of large-scale architectural models using altered IKEA products such as tables, desks, shelves and flooring. The models and their arrangement are based on the eight buildings at the Michael Reese Hospital campus designed between 1947 and 1959 by Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus. In the past year, these buildings have been destroyed by the City of Chicago (under the false pretenses of preparing for the 2016 Olympic Games), drawing worldwide outrage.