Talk: Christopher Kulendran Thomas

Free With Admission
  • Griffin Galleries of Contemporary Art
    Fourth Floor
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Christopher Kulendran Thomas, from the ongoing work New Eelam, 2017. Design: Manuel Bürger and Simon Schindele; photography: Joseph Kadow; creative director: Annika Kuhlmann.

About the event

For the opening of I Was Raised on the Internet, join artist Christopher Kulendran Thomas for a gallery demonstration and talk about his newly commissioned work, New Eelam, made in collaboration with creative director and curator Annika Kuhlmann. The work takes the form of a startup, a real estate technology company being developed collaboratively to provide a new form of flexible global housing—based on collective access rather than individual ownership. Kulendran Thomas discusses this art-led venture and his thoughts on the future of citizenship in an era of technologically accelerated geographic dislocation.

Check out other opening-week events, including Demo Day with Jeremy Bailey, curator tours, and Prime Time.