Yasmin Spiro in conversation with Danielle Roper

Event Date: September 30
Time: 1:00
Location: The Arts Club of Chicago

Saturday September 30

Public Program: Arts Club Garden Projects

Yasmin Spiro with Danielle Roper

In-person program with option to view remotely

Program 1:00 pm in The Drawing Room (refreshments provided)

Yasmin Spiro’s (b. Kingston, Jamaica 1974) installation and semi-transparent weaving, Groundation, currently on view in The Arts Club’s Garden, is an homage to Jamaican wicker weaver Sylvester Ivy, and explores the creation of sacred spaces, vernacular architecture, and craft. In conjunction with EXPO Chicago Exhibition Weekend, Spiro is joined by Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in Latin American Literature at the University of Chicago, Danielle Roper, to discuss the work, Jamaican and Caribbean visual culture, spiritualism, and the history embedded in creative practices.

Free and open to all



Posted August 3, 2023
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