NATHANIEL DONNETT in “Silos” at Columbia College

11 Jan
DEPS - Department of Exhibitions, Performance & Student SpacesColumbia College Chicago
 Yaw Aygeman, den na ma ye (what have I done), 2016 , video installation


November 17, 2016 – February 18, 2017

Reception and artist talk: November 17, 4-8 P.M.
4-5 p.m., Annika Marie in conversation with Shane K. Gooding
5-8 p.m., Opening reception

Lecture: Jeffreen M. Hayes Ph.D.
February 9, 6p.m. 623 S. Wabash Ave, room 203

As a microcosm of our society, the art world maintains a system of marginalization based on racial and cultural difference. Artists identified as “other” function in silos, just as they do in society. This exhibition presents eleven artists who examine these silos, otherness, and the cultural and social ramifications of marginalization based on one’s identity, whether self-defined or inscribed. Bearing witness, as these artists do, not only identifies the pressing issues of our time but also challenges the norm of marginalization, absence, and exclusion. Through the work of Yaw Agyeman, Wesley Clark, Nathaniel DonnettShané K. Gooding, Esau McGhee, Johana Moscoso, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Ellington Robinson, Stacy-Lynn Waddell, Rhonda Wheatley and Wilmer Wilson IV Silos gives voice to the silence(d).

Curated by Jeffreen M. Hayes, Ph.D

For more information: Mark Porter,

Gallery Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 5pm, Thursday 9am – 7pm,
Saturday 12pm – 5pm

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