Allora & Calzadilla: Chalk at Walker Art Center | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

Allora & Calzadilla: Chalk at Walker Art Center

Based in Puerto Rico, collaborators Jennifer Allora (b. 1974) and Guillermo Calzadilla (b. 1971) create works that reach across sculpture, video, performance, and photography.

Chalk (1998) is an ongoing art project in which the artists place human-size sticks of chalk—each piece measuring 64 inches in length—in public spaces for passers-by to use as they choose. Previously installed in Lima, Peru; Paris; Boston; and New York, the work takes on a new personal and political identity in each new location.

The exhibition will be presented in the Walker’s Gallery 7, a space adjacent to the museum’s outdoor terraces, which are a hub for seasonal programming. Treated with a special chalk-friendly paint, the gallery will serve as a center of activity for audiences of all ages, encouraging participation. Visitors will be invited to draw or write with the chalk on the gallery’s floor and walls, transforming the space into an immersive site for self-expression.

Curator: Victoria Sung, Assistant Curator, Visual Arts

Organization:

Walker Art Center

Location:

1750 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
United States

Phone:

(612) 375-7600
Contact name: 
Walker Art Center.
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Dates: 
06/23/2019
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
Time: 
see website for details

Ages

All Ages