Wood and Hose
31″ x 31″ x 7 1/2″
Photography by Joseph Rynkiewicz,
courtesy of Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago.
Artist and innovator in the field of social practice, Theaster Gates combines strategies of urban planning, object making and performance. Gates is internationally recognized for his work on the South Side of Chicago, including Dorchester Projects, Black Cinema House, and the upcoming Stony Island Arts Bank and Dorchester Artists Housing Collaborative. Founder of the non-profit Rebuild Foundation, Gates’ work both in museums and in communities responds creatively to the challenges of space.