An Experimental Garage Sale of Modified Modern Rubbish.
The Experimental Garage Sale(EGS) took place for the 6th year at Chicago’s Experimental Sound Studio(ESS) in Ravenswood, June 9th 2013. The venue hosted circuit benders from across the Midwest to exchange homemade hacked electronic objects, parts, vintage gear, raffle toys and stories.
The Plant, CROP, and Growing Home are just a small sample of the city-wide urban farming initiatives taking root in Chicago. These groups are powered by good intentions, smart planning and support from city government; a powerful combination under any circumstances. If they continue with the momentum they already have, Chicago is on the cusp of becoming one of the first major urban areas to successfully reclaim previously unusable post-industrial landscapes and rezone into an agricultural hub.
“I think it is important to think about why you are making the point you are when you make a work of art that may be controversial or polarizing,” Wayne said in partial support of the proposal process through Art School Consideration. “However, if we have earnest theory and plans for a piece, I believe it is the responsibility of an art school to let us be in control of our work and take the risks we should be taking as art students.”