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Experimental-ism- Three Chicago Artists Present: Painting, Photography, Process

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The specific question I want to press is what are some ways we define "Experimental-ism", while we exam the state of our environment? Each has thought critically about experimental-ism in their art practice and what that means. 

Larissa Kim Akinremi uses nature as an experiment to showcase the Black Body in outdoor landscapes.

The theme "Experimentalism"-three Chicago artists each is presenting critical thought and expressing experimentalism in their artwork. Each has thought critically about experimentalism in their art practice and what that means.

In Physics, the black body is defined as an object that absorbs all electromagnetic radiation that falls into it. It can radiate any wavelength of energy. In America and around the world, the Black Body is a vessel of beauty and wonderment. It is magnetic. It has been sold, is for sale, is revered, sought after, despised, copied, and used as a source of entertainment and pleasure. The Black Body is perceived differently through the lens when emotion is evoked; through speech, anger, happiness and through triumphant times.