Excursion: Bubbles and Clouds

Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Excursion: Bubbles and Clouds

This field trip begins with a meet up at the MoCP for a briefing session and group viewing of the Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy exhibition with participating artist Rozalinda Borcilă. Participants will then set off on a facilitated walking excursion to explore the geographic, social, and aesthetic impact of petrocapitalism by investigating the current wave of investment bubbles and real estate mega-speculation in downtown Chicago. Please meet at the museum, bring public transit fare and be prepared for several hours of walking outdoors, with numerous pauses for discussion, observation, and exploration. 

 

Image courtesy Rozalinda Borcilă

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