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Wholesome Presents... Ex Okays, The Hazy Seas and Lime Forest

Listen to music in a place where instruments were built! Wholesome, a creativity clubhouse in Workshop 4200 at the old Hammond Organ Factory, invites you to a Chicago rock explosion.

July 18th, run away from the tourists and check out a cool venue with local music talent and awesome art on the walls. Start the night with Lime Forest followed by your monthly dose of "scifi thug pop" from The Hazy Seas. End the night with some quirky prog-rock from Ex Okays. Doors open at 8:00PM with WholesomeRadio DJs. Live music starts at 8:30PM. Hosted by WholesomeZine WholesomeMerch WholesomeStudio-b3. Refreshments and Food available.

Please register here on Eventbrite. Names of attendees are required for entry to this FREE event.

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Animation Meditation: Andrew Grant

Adaptive Reuse

This improvisational animation was made with junk found scattered around UIC campus, and my neighborhood Washington Park. Many of the scenes are site specific, shot on the fly based on what materials presented themselves. I used stop-motion because it requires a hands-on approach, and I wanted to maintain the materiality of the objects that were being repurposed from their junk/trash context. In this sense, the film is about adding new value through attention and reuse.

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