Chicago Biennial 2017 showcases architecture-driven performing art projects

Jeanne Gang and Nick Cave, Here Hear, 2017, Courtesy of Navy Pier, © James Richards IV.

A dancing quartet in air-filtering costumes and a choreography exploring the body’s relationship to buildings and spaces in a Mies van der Rohe’s masterpiece. At Chicago 2017 architecture-driven performing arts projects bring to life iconic masterpieces with music, theatre and dance.

Stony Island Arts Bank: Chicago abandoned bank turns into a culture and art centre

Theaster Gates Jr. opens The Stony Island Arts Bank by transforming a derelict bank building in Chicago into a thriving art centre to preserve the city’s black culture heritage and to give space to the next generation of creatives.