Adelheid Mers diagrams

Adelheid Mers diagrams Jim Duignan’s artistic thinking and will place the digrams at International Cntemporary Art, London. August 2015. In 2014, Doris Ingrisch brought me back to Vienna to this time only talk with musicians, composers, and/or sound artists about

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Adelheid Mers diagrams

Adelheid Mers diagrams Jim Duignan’s artistic thinking and will place the digrams at International Cntemporary Art, London. August 2015. In 2014, Doris Ingrisch brought me back to Vienna to this time only talk with musicians, composers, and/or sound artists about

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if a song could be freedom…organized sounds of resistance

June 25 – September 6, 2015 Opening Thursday June 25 7-10 pm Music has been at the core of hundreds of political and social struggles across the globe. With if a song could be freedom . . . Organized Sounds of

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if a song could be freedom…organized sounds of resistance

June 25 – September 6, 2015 Opening Thursday June 25 7-10 pm Music has been at the core of hundreds of political and social struggles across the globe. With if a song could be freedom . . . Organized Sounds of

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Vagabond Reviews in Chicago

Vagabond Reviews in Chicago Hyde Park Art Center Stockyard Institute + Vagabond Reviews New Works and Programs Summer 2015   Co-founded by Ailbhe Murphy and Ciaran Smyth, Vagabond Reviews is a Dublin-based interdisciplinary platform combining socially engaged art and research practice. As

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Vagabond Reviews in Chicago

Vagabond Reviews in Chicago Hyde Park Art Center Stockyard Institute + Vagabond Reviews New Works and Programs Summer 2015   Co-founded by Ailbhe Murphy and Ciaran Smyth, Vagabond Reviews is a Dublin-based interdisciplinary platform combining socially engaged art and research practice. As

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Stockyard Catalogue

Celebrating 20 years this year 1995-2015, I am working with designer Lauren Meranda on the Stockyard Institute catalogue. The catalogue will be here as a pdf and in print fall 2015. photo of Jim Duignan in McKinley Park by Ian

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Stockyard Catalogue

Celebrating 20 years this year 1995-2015, I am working with designer Lauren Meranda on the Stockyard Institute catalogue. The catalogue will be here as a pdf and in print fall 2015. photo of Jim Duignan in McKinley Park by Ian

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Reimagining Abandoned Schools

  AN OPEN PUBLIC CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Reimagining Abandoned Schools in Chicago A Stockyard Institute Publication Project Collecting Submissions until the Fall of 2015 Twenty years after Stockyard Institute began in an abandoned school at 4721 S. Damen in Chicago,

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Reimagining Abandoned Schools

  AN OPEN PUBLIC CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Reimagining Abandoned Schools in Chicago A Stockyard Institute Publication Project Collecting Submissions until the Fall of 2015 Twenty years after Stockyard Institute began in an abandoned school at 4721 S. Damen in Chicago,

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Trans Actions Publication

Trans Action website  TransActions Publication   CLICK to download Issue #1 Trans Actions Publication   Newspaper copies available at: DePaul University 2247 N. Halsted, Chicago National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland    

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Trans Actions Publication

Trans Action website  TransActions Publication   CLICK to download Issue #1 Trans Actions Publication   Newspaper copies available at: DePaul University 2247 N. Halsted, Chicago National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland    

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Rooting Knowledge

http://6018north.net/past-projects.html http://rootingindia.blogspot.com Featured Artists  Ravi Agarwal, Deborah Boardman, siteWARE: Chicago, Forager collective, Kate Daughdrill, Jim Duignan, Ken Dunn, Fernando Garcia Dory, Alexis Elton, Marianne Fairbanks, Vanessa Filley, Amber Ginsberg & Lia Rousett, Arun Kumar HG, Han Seok Hyun, Manish Jain, Jenny Kendler Kevin

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Rooting Knowledge

http://6018north.net/past-projects.html http://rootingindia.blogspot.com Featured Artists  Ravi Agarwal, Deborah Boardman, siteWARE: Chicago, Forager collective, Kate Daughdrill, Jim Duignan, Ken Dunn, Fernando Garcia Dory, Alexis Elton, Marianne Fairbanks, Vanessa Filley, Amber Ginsberg & Lia Rousett, Arun Kumar HG, Han Seok Hyun, Manish Jain, Jenny Kendler Kevin

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Flight Maps

Initiated by artist, teacher, naturalist Nikki Jarecki, Flight Maps is a year long workshop on teaching and ecology and personal history. Through teaching frames and metaphor like Migration / Immigration, biography / autobiography, the workshop will explore methods for building

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Flight Maps

Initiated by artist, teacher, naturalist Nikki Jarecki, Flight Maps is a year long workshop on teaching and ecology and personal history. Through teaching frames and metaphor like Migration / Immigration, biography / autobiography, the workshop will explore methods for building

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A Portfolio of Images

Ivan Pavlov, drawing (green lead and ink on reproduction) A portfolio of images from the last 20 years  

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A Portfolio of Images

Ivan Pavlov, drawing (green lead and ink on reproduction) A portfolio of images from the last 20 years  

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EXPERIMENT 6

What does it mean to prepare a new type of school where learning shapes creative study and the documentation of that work establishes a new model for a school through a thoughtful, self-initiated plan of action? Artist and Associate Professor

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EXPERIMENT 6

What does it mean to prepare a new type of school where learning shapes creative study and the documentation of that work establishes a new model for a school through a thoughtful, self-initiated plan of action? Artist and Associate Professor

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A Plea for Playgrounds

A Plea for Playgrounds by Jim Duignan Embodied by a twelve-foot seesaw—a piece of playground equipment requiring cooperation—A Plea for Playgrounds is the result of a collaboration between artist Jim Duignan and a group of elders who shared with him personal

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A Plea for Playgrounds

A Plea for Playgrounds by Jim Duignan Embodied by a twelve-foot seesaw—a piece of playground equipment requiring cooperation—A Plea for Playgrounds is the result of a collaboration between artist Jim Duignan and a group of elders who shared with him personal

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Print Pedagogy

Nuria Montiel will work with the Stockyard Institute in Chicago from September 7 – November 17, 2014 complementing her residency at the Hyde Park Art Center. Mexico City-based artist Nuria Montiel makes collective and participatory art in public spaces using

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Print Pedagogy

Nuria Montiel will work with the Stockyard Institute in Chicago from September 7 – November 17, 2014 complementing her residency at the Hyde Park Art Center. Mexico City-based artist Nuria Montiel makes collective and participatory art in public spaces using

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Stockyard Institute – Art and Social Practice in the Midwest

Plains Art Museum will host Central Time Centric, a landmark symposium, on September 4-7, 2014, in Fargo, N.D. Socially engaged art has gained recent momentum, though it has long roots in community arts, social and political movements, feminist art, and

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Stockyard Institute – Art and Social Practice in the Midwest

Plains Art Museum will host Central Time Centric, a landmark symposium, on September 4-7, 2014, in Fargo, N.D. Socially engaged art has gained recent momentum, though it has long roots in community arts, social and political movements, feminist art, and

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Bio-Graphing the Beast

Bio-Graphing The Beast: Stockyard Institute hosted a four-part workshop series inside the belly of The Beast and Hyde Park Art Center this June, examining the organs of the beast as a metaphor for our social and historical locations in Chicago.

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Bio-Graphing the Beast

Bio-Graphing The Beast: Stockyard Institute hosted a four-part workshop series inside the belly of The Beast and Hyde Park Art Center this June, examining the organs of the beast as a metaphor for our social and historical locations in Chicago.

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Celebrate People’s History

The newest poster for the extraordinary Celebrate People’s History is from the Stockyard Institute, celebrating the women of the Austin community on Chicago’s far west side. The exquisite print of Donna is by artist Watie White. ABOUT Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative

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Celebrate People’s History

The newest poster for the extraordinary Celebrate People’s History is from the Stockyard Institute, celebrating the women of the Austin community on Chicago’s far west side. The exquisite print of Donna is by artist Watie White. ABOUT Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative

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FORGE: Conversations

FORGE is a new project in conversational practice but has existed quietly under the surface for many years. It is a collection of recorded conversations that contemplate the work of artists and arts educators as it applies to a community

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FORGE: Conversations

FORGE is a new project in conversational practice but has existed quietly under the surface for many years. It is a collection of recorded conversations that contemplate the work of artists and arts educators as it applies to a community

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Report from Oakland

During May, the Stockyard Institute in partnership with Allison Quinn, Director of Exhibitions and Residencies at the Hyde Park Art Center, Lavie Raven, University of Hip Hop and Desi Mundo, Community Rejuvenation Project, Jim Duignan and Chris Tirres, faculty from

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Report from Oakland

During May, the Stockyard Institute in partnership with Allison Quinn, Director of Exhibitions and Residencies at the Hyde Park Art Center, Lavie Raven, University of Hip Hop and Desi Mundo, Community Rejuvenation Project, Jim Duignan and Chris Tirres, faculty from

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DIALOGUE A Blade of Grass

The institutions that develop and drive artist training, and even teacher training, move with the current market. The market is based on volume of sales, including the sales of politically savvy work generated by a few who wish to leverage

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DIALOGUE A Blade of Grass

The institutions that develop and drive artist training, and even teacher training, move with the current market. The market is based on volume of sales, including the sales of politically savvy work generated by a few who wish to leverage

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The Right to Play – Hull House

Hull House swing of Jim Duignan by Jude Appleby http://youtu.be/BnR6bZE0H70 The exhibition will explore the history of the social movements that created the first playgrounds, fought an eight-hour work day, and suggested that time off from work could create a

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The Right to Play – Hull House

Hull House swing of Jim Duignan by Jude Appleby http://youtu.be/BnR6bZE0H70 The exhibition will explore the history of the social movements that created the first playgrounds, fought an eight-hour work day, and suggested that time off from work could create a

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Great Fires: 6 Exhibits

Two nights / 6 exhibits Great Fires is a living museum of Chicago: the past, the present, the mythological. Our guide is Mrs. O’Leary, the Chicagoan famously accused of starting the Great Fire of 1871 in her near West Side

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Great Fires: 6 Exhibits

Two nights / 6 exhibits Great Fires is a living museum of Chicago: the past, the present, the mythological. Our guide is Mrs. O’Leary, the Chicagoan famously accused of starting the Great Fire of 1871 in her near West Side

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A 20 Year Catalogue on Civic & Social Engagement: Lecture

Link to the video below of the talk at Columbia College A+D Spring Lecture Series with Jim Duignan Connect to the Event    

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A 20 Year Catalogue on Civic & Social Engagement: Lecture

Link to the video below of the talk at Columbia College A+D Spring Lecture Series with Jim Duignan Connect to the Event    

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Social Podium for a Public Rehearsal

Bad at Sports podcast RISK:Empathy, Art and Social Practice Exhibit The Social Podium for a Public Rehearsal will be on display at the Glass Curtain Gallery from February 10-April 26, 2014. The project will accompany the development of some new

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Social Podium for a Public Rehearsal

Bad at Sports podcast RISK:Empathy, Art and Social Practice Exhibit The Social Podium for a Public Rehearsal will be on display at the Glass Curtain Gallery from February 10-April 26, 2014. The project will accompany the development of some new

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Jim Duignan Studio

This space is under construction Will be up summer 2015

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Jim Duignan Studio

This space is under construction Will be up summer 2015

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Radio Guide

This radio guide is the first summary of some of our extensive projects in radio and broadcasting since our start in 1995. The small free booklet identifies our collaborators, locations, vehicles and intentions behind the works. Here is an excerpt

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Radio Guide

This radio guide is the first summary of some of our extensive projects in radio and broadcasting since our start in 1995. The small free booklet identifies our collaborators, locations, vehicles and intentions behind the works. Here is an excerpt

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Stockyard Publications

We are excited about some publications from the Stockyard Institute. An exploration of the Peace Warriors, an extraordinary group of high school students at a Lawndale high school exploring peaceful, non violent strategies around conflict within their school. The zine

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Stockyard Publications

We are excited about some publications from the Stockyard Institute. An exploration of the Peace Warriors, an extraordinary group of high school students at a Lawndale high school exploring peaceful, non violent strategies around conflict within their school. The zine

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Kuumba Lynx

Kuumba Lynx video Stockyard Institute has partnered with Kuumba Lynx, the venerable powerhouse of Hip Hop arts education in Chicago. This year’s Half Pint Poetics at DePaul University showcased student’s poetry / spoken word from 12 schools as some 250

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Kuumba Lynx

Kuumba Lynx video Stockyard Institute has partnered with Kuumba Lynx, the venerable powerhouse of Hip Hop arts education in Chicago. This year’s Half Pint Poetics at DePaul University showcased student’s poetry / spoken word from 12 schools as some 250

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SPREAD

The second issue of SPREAD is on food and the work will begin in summer 2015 Stockyard Institute meets each Wednesday to work with the senior citizens of the Oak Park Township Lunch Program on projects. One of the first

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SPREAD

The second issue of SPREAD is on food and the work will begin in summer 2015 Stockyard Institute meets each Wednesday to work with the senior citizens of the Oak Park Township Lunch Program on projects. One of the first

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Friday Social Forums (Current)

Video Archive http://www.saic.edu/sullivangalleries/chicagosocialclubarchive/ Since the start of 2012, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Mary Jane Jacob, Director of Exhibitions) and DePaul University (Jim Duignan, Stockyard Institute) have and continues to presented a monthly series of conversations and talks

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Friday Social Forums (Current)

Video Archive http://www.saic.edu/sullivangalleries/chicagosocialclubarchive/ Since the start of 2012, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Mary Jane Jacob, Director of Exhibitions) and DePaul University (Jim Duignan, Stockyard Institute) have and continues to presented a monthly series of conversations and talks

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Primer Series (free archive)

The series of primers organized through the Stockyard Institute are focusing on small, quiet works and difficult to describe projects that contribute to our understanding of informal art education and community learning. We are supporting communities by working with these

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Primer Series (free archive)

The series of primers organized through the Stockyard Institute are focusing on small, quiet works and difficult to describe projects that contribute to our understanding of informal art education and community learning. We are supporting communities by working with these

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Union Stockyard Residency (Omaha 2011-12)

The Union Stockyard Residency The Stockyard Institute has inaugurated a unique residency project between the Union of Contemporary Art in Omaha, directed by Brigette McQueen and our network of artists, teachers, composers, designers, activists of the Stockyard Institute. Annually, four

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Union Stockyard Residency (Omaha 2011-12)

The Union Stockyard Residency The Stockyard Institute has inaugurated a unique residency project between the Union of Contemporary Art in Omaha, directed by Brigette McQueen and our network of artists, teachers, composers, designers, activists of the Stockyard Institute. Annually, four

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Eden Place (2011)

The city can expand the way in which those who need land can prosper as can communities from a commission who can oversee more efficient procedures to secure spaces for naturalists and artists to come together and build unused areas

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Eden Place (2011)

The city can expand the way in which those who need land can prosper as can communities from a commission who can oversee more efficient procedures to secure spaces for naturalists and artists to come together and build unused areas

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Nomadic Studio (2010)

Stockyard Institute repurposed the DePaul Art Museum as a nomadic studio, transforming the space into a hybrid station for production, exhibition, development, performance, publication and education. Amidst four and a half months of programs and live performances, features included a

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Nomadic Studio (2010)

Stockyard Institute repurposed the DePaul Art Museum as a nomadic studio, transforming the space into a hybrid station for production, exhibition, development, performance, publication and education. Amidst four and a half months of programs and live performances, features included a

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Peace Warriors (2010-)

Radio Tolerance with the Peace Warriors: Invisible to the broader views of public schooling and youth, sits an extraordinary project in Lawndale called the Peace Warriors. This program was introduced to the community by Lafayette Monroe, who marched with Dr.

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Peace Warriors (2010-)

Radio Tolerance with the Peace Warriors: Invisible to the broader views of public schooling and youth, sits an extraordinary project in Lawndale called the Peace Warriors. This program was introduced to the community by Lafayette Monroe, who marched with Dr.

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King Ludd’s Arcade (2009)

King Ludd’s Arcade SHRILL and a Half block party was a continuing traveling project from King Ludd’s Arcade. The festivities  transformed the walls of the Hyde Park Art Center and spilled into the streets in an outdoor art party presented by Joymore

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King Ludd’s Arcade (2009)

King Ludd’s Arcade SHRILL and a Half block party was a continuing traveling project from King Ludd’s Arcade. The festivities  transformed the walls of the Hyde Park Art Center and spilled into the streets in an outdoor art party presented by Joymore

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Hip-Hop Not War (2010)

Hip-Hop Not War was an art exhibition that was co-sponsored by the Stockyard Institute in conjunction with the University of Hip-Hop. Stockyard taught zine making and were joined by Dannish collective rum46, Davion Mathews and artist Rosie Presti.

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Hip-Hop Not War (2010)

Hip-Hop Not War was an art exhibition that was co-sponsored by the Stockyard Institute in conjunction with the University of Hip-Hop. Stockyard taught zine making and were joined by Dannish collective rum46, Davion Mathews and artist Rosie Presti.

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Cafeteria Sessions (2009)

Cafeteria Sessions were a series of lunch time recordings and radio workshops completed with adolescents on socially engaged artistic practices, utopian education, and the future of Chicago. The Cafeteria Sesssions went on throughout the spring at the Multicultural Arts High

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Cafeteria Sessions (2009)

Cafeteria Sessions were a series of lunch time recordings and radio workshops completed with adolescents on socially engaged artistic practices, utopian education, and the future of Chicago. The Cafeteria Sesssions went on throughout the spring at the Multicultural Arts High

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Platform 2 (2009)

Date: Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 – Inauguration Day. Location: Streets of Boston. {Initiated by iKatun} We will gather together words, thoughts, and gestures of action. We will distribute them on loudspeakers from the windows of a bio-diesel bus. We will mail

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Platform 2 (2009)

Date: Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 – Inauguration Day. Location: Streets of Boston. {Initiated by iKatun} We will gather together words, thoughts, and gestures of action. We will distribute them on loudspeakers from the windows of a bio-diesel bus. We will mail

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Spray Painting Workshop (2008)

Graffiti artist Zeb had led spray painting workshops organized by the Stockyard Institute at the Hyde Park Art Center. The last master class of the year involved DePaul University art teachers who collaborated with Zeb on a large scale wall

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Spray Painting Workshop (2008)

Graffiti artist Zeb had led spray painting workshops organized by the Stockyard Institute at the Hyde Park Art Center. The last master class of the year involved DePaul University art teachers who collaborated with Zeb on a large scale wall

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Rum 46 Residency (2008)

Stockyard Institute Residency with rum46 / Aarhus, Denmark Collective works and the School for Non Productive Learning Stockyard Institute is exploring a series of projects using education as a medium and will work some folks in Europe to examine strategies

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Rum 46 Residency (2008)

Stockyard Institute Residency with rum46 / Aarhus, Denmark Collective works and the School for Non Productive Learning Stockyard Institute is exploring a series of projects using education as a medium and will work some folks in Europe to examine strategies

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Zawadi Program (1999-2011)

The Stockyard Institute worked with the Zawadi Program to generate activity in literacy and the arts by introducing artists from around the city and pre service teachers from DePaul University to this important program. In addition to many individual projects,

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Zawadi Program (1999-2011)

The Stockyard Institute worked with the Zawadi Program to generate activity in literacy and the arts by introducing artists from around the city and pre service teachers from DePaul University to this important program. In addition to many individual projects,

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Musical Chairs (2008)

Musical Chairs is a sound/music/art installation that functions as a random band generator, heard by two listeners at a time. They are built from dual transit seating and painted front and back by graffiti artist Zeb. Both seats are equipped

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Musical Chairs (2008)

Musical Chairs is a sound/music/art installation that functions as a random band generator, heard by two listeners at a time. They are built from dual transit seating and painted front and back by graffiti artist Zeb. Both seats are equipped

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Pedagogical Factory (2007)

Pedagogical Factory was an open demonstration of ideas and experimentation, taking place in and around a temporary public laboratory in the Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) of Chicago. Over the last year the Stockyard Institute has been compiling projects and

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Pedagogical Factory (2007)

Pedagogical Factory was an open demonstration of ideas and experimentation, taking place in and around a temporary public laboratory in the Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) of Chicago. Over the last year the Stockyard Institute has been compiling projects and

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Citizen’s Band Radio (2007)

Our plan is to place 100 CB radios in the hands of the public for an improvisational radio station. Stockyard Institute will ask community members, artists, teachers, truckers, and others to position CB radios in frequency of one another to

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Citizen’s Band Radio (2007)

Our plan is to place 100 CB radios in the hands of the public for an improvisational radio station. Stockyard Institute will ask community members, artists, teachers, truckers, and others to position CB radios in frequency of one another to

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Urban Rural Wild (2005)

Survival Kits September 9 through October 22, 2005: I Space, Chicago, Curated by Sarah Kanouse & Nick Brown. Stockyard Institute brought together a collection of weapons (toy guns) as ‘Survival Kits’. The project engaged youth  around notions of necessary tools

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Urban Rural Wild (2005)

Survival Kits September 9 through October 22, 2005: I Space, Chicago, Curated by Sarah Kanouse & Nick Brown. Stockyard Institute brought together a collection of weapons (toy guns) as ‘Survival Kits’. The project engaged youth  around notions of necessary tools

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Urbs in Horto (2003)

October 12, 2003. Location: Columbus Park, Chicago. A Public Project Initiated by Michael Piazza & Jim Duignan A day long community collaboration to address the functions of Columbus Park. Community members worked with artists to explore the park’s history, relation

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Urbs in Horto (2003)

October 12, 2003. Location: Columbus Park, Chicago. A Public Project Initiated by Michael Piazza & Jim Duignan A day long community collaboration to address the functions of Columbus Park. Community members worked with artists to explore the park’s history, relation

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Austin Tourism Bureau (2003)

Austin community  tourism project. The tour bus was a 9 passenger 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Van. The Austin Tourist Bureau was developed to initially introduce area residents to specific sites in their community through random-guided tours. The project evolved to accommodate

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Austin Tourism Bureau (2003)

Austin community  tourism project. The tour bus was a 9 passenger 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Van. The Austin Tourist Bureau was developed to initially introduce area residents to specific sites in their community through random-guided tours. The project evolved to accommodate

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HAHA’s Taxi Project (2003)

Don’t Mess With My Fro. May 17, 2003. Location: Hyde Park Art Center. ‘Don’t Mess With My Fro’ was designed by youth activists Davion Mathews and Brian Radcliffe along with the Stockyard Institute. The project captured the language of the

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HAHA’s Taxi Project (2003)

Don’t Mess With My Fro. May 17, 2003. Location: Hyde Park Art Center. ‘Don’t Mess With My Fro’ was designed by youth activists Davion Mathews and Brian Radcliffe along with the Stockyard Institute. The project captured the language of the

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Purchased Garden Displacement (2002)

Date: October 2002 Location: Stockyard Institute 819 N. Leamington. This was a Public Project by Michael Piazza in cooperation with the Outer Ear Festival of Sound. Listen to interview of Michael Piazza on NPR (November 15, 2002): http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/outer-ear-festival

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Purchased Garden Displacement (2002)

Date: October 2002 Location: Stockyard Institute 819 N. Leamington. This was a Public Project by Michael Piazza in cooperation with the Outer Ear Festival of Sound. Listen to interview of Michael Piazza on NPR (November 15, 2002): http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/outer-ear-festival

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Binder Archives (2002)

Binder Archives was a public project initiated by Temporary Services that involved Stockyard Institute and many other groups. September 14, 2002. The Binder Archives was a portable exhibition that was designed to travel with the greatest of ease. In Binder Archives,

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Binder Archives (2002)

Binder Archives was a public project initiated by Temporary Services that involved Stockyard Institute and many other groups. September 14, 2002. The Binder Archives was a portable exhibition that was designed to travel with the greatest of ease. In Binder Archives,

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LOCO COOL Radio (2002)

LOCO COOL Radio Spring 2002 @ 4741 S. Damen. Stockyard Institute used a low-watt radio transmitter as a community radio initiative that enabled the dissemination of stories, actions, and larger projects between people of the neighborhoods in which we worked.

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LOCO COOL Radio (2002)

LOCO COOL Radio Spring 2002 @ 4741 S. Damen. Stockyard Institute used a low-watt radio transmitter as a community radio initiative that enabled the dissemination of stories, actions, and larger projects between people of the neighborhoods in which we worked.

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3 Acres on the Lake (2001)

Dusable Life Homes, September 14 – October 19, 2001 location: Gallery 312, Chicago. A public project Initiated by A. Laurie Palmer and supported by the Stockyard Institute. Local youth were invited by Palmer to propose a plan for a 3

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3 Acres on the Lake (2001)

Dusable Life Homes, September 14 – October 19, 2001 location: Gallery 312, Chicago. A public project Initiated by A. Laurie Palmer and supported by the Stockyard Institute. Local youth were invited by Palmer to propose a plan for a 3

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Autonomous Territories of Chicago (2001)

October 14, 2001 at Del Prado building, HPAC, Chicago & April 27, 28, 29, 2001, At Butcher Shop, 1319 W. Lake Chicago. The Autonomous Territories of Chicago (ATOC) was a project by Temporary Services.  The idea behind ATOC was simple, invite a number

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Autonomous Territories of Chicago (2001)

October 14, 2001 at Del Prado building, HPAC, Chicago & April 27, 28, 29, 2001, At Butcher Shop, 1319 W. Lake Chicago. The Autonomous Territories of Chicago (ATOC) was a project by Temporary Services.  The idea behind ATOC was simple, invite a number

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Musik til Skole (2001)

Location: Aarhus, Denmark. This was a Stockyard Institute collaboration project with Denmark-based Rum46. See Rum46, etc. Revised content coming soon View Music for Schools in a larger map

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Musik til Skole (2001)

Location: Aarhus, Denmark. This was a Stockyard Institute collaboration project with Denmark-based Rum46. See Rum46, etc. Revised content coming soon View Music for Schools in a larger map

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Chicago HOPES

The Stockyard Institute is working with Chicago HOPES to design and teach arts education at various Chicago shelters. The effort is a citywide initiative from the Stockyard Institute to bring creative enterprises to Chicago Public School students who are homeless.

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Chicago HOPES

The Stockyard Institute is working with Chicago HOPES to design and teach arts education at various Chicago shelters. The effort is a citywide initiative from the Stockyard Institute to bring creative enterprises to Chicago Public School students who are homeless.

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Gang-Proof Suit (2000)

Designing a Gang-Proof Suit WTTW Channel 11 Art Beat Chicago November 10-28, 2000 Temporary Services “Public Inventions and Interventions” 202 S. State St. Suite 1124 Chicago January 12- March 4, 2001 Columbia College “PEDAGOGY: Reeling, Writhing, Uglification, & Derision” The

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Gang-Proof Suit (2000)

Designing a Gang-Proof Suit WTTW Channel 11 Art Beat Chicago November 10-28, 2000 Temporary Services “Public Inventions and Interventions” 202 S. State St. Suite 1124 Chicago January 12- March 4, 2001 Columbia College “PEDAGOGY: Reeling, Writhing, Uglification, & Derision” The

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San Miguel Arts Project (1999)

June 5 – July 2, 1999. Gallery 400 UIC, School of Art and Design College of Architecture and the Arts 400 S. Peoria, Chicago, IL 60607. During the summer of 1997, when the realization of a permanent school building for

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San Miguel Arts Project (1999)

June 5 – July 2, 1999. Gallery 400 UIC, School of Art and Design College of Architecture and the Arts 400 S. Peoria, Chicago, IL 60607. During the summer of 1997, when the realization of a permanent school building for

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Fast Eddie’s Car Wash (1993)

  Location: Webster Ave 1 block west of Clybourn The Car Wash Show was my initial venture in organizing a group of artists and to showcase a series of projects in an alternative (non-gallery) setting. Fast Eddies car wash functioned

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Fast Eddie’s Car Wash (1993)

  Location: Webster Ave 1 block west of Clybourn The Car Wash Show was my initial venture in organizing a group of artists and to showcase a series of projects in an alternative (non-gallery) setting. Fast Eddies car wash functioned

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Annafidorka (1992-1995)

Anafidorka was a journal organized by Rob Kudrle, Janine Patten, Renee Dryg, Jim Duignan, Brock Lueck and Michael Piazza. The process of working together heightened the opportunities of continuing our talking, writing, drawing, image making and gathering to inspire our

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Annafidorka (1992-1995)

Anafidorka was a journal organized by Rob Kudrle, Janine Patten, Renee Dryg, Jim Duignan, Brock Lueck and Michael Piazza. The process of working together heightened the opportunities of continuing our talking, writing, drawing, image making and gathering to inspire our

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Free Publications

Trans Actions Publication by Jim Duignan (Chicago) and Fiona Whelan (Dublin) Community Learning booklet by Jim Duignan Michael Piazza exhibit catalog College of DuPage SPREAD Stockyard Institute Latent Learning Curriculum Chris Kennedy

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Free Publications

Trans Actions Publication by Jim Duignan (Chicago) and Fiona Whelan (Dublin) Community Learning booklet by Jim Duignan Michael Piazza exhibit catalog College of DuPage SPREAD Stockyard Institute Latent Learning Curriculum Chris Kennedy

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Writings

Here are downloadable files of writing about and from the Stockyard Institute, Jim Duignan and friends. DRAFT for introduction to Trans Actions: The ideas circling around a socially engaged art go back as far I can remember in Chicago by Jim Duignan

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Writings

Here are downloadable files of writing about and from the Stockyard Institute, Jim Duignan and friends. DRAFT for introduction to Trans Actions: The ideas circling around a socially engaged art go back as far I can remember in Chicago by Jim Duignan

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