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For Freedoms x Wide Awakes Chicago | A series of collaborative programming EXPO Chicago Forum at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

April 9, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

For Freedoms returns to EXPO Chicago (booth number 181) with a special exhibition of Chicago-based artists and an afternoon series of programming at 21c in partnership with the Wide Awakes Chicago.

Expo Chicago Forum schedule, presented by For Freedoms and Wide Awakes Chicago

Equal Pay Performance | 12:45pm

Michele Pred @theartofequalpay 


Abolitionist Creativity: The Role Of White Womyn | Black Womyn Allyship In Social Art Movements | 1:00 – 1:45pm

Moderator: Toni Anderson (Consciousness Engineer + Freedom Curator) 

Panelists: Mecca Brooks ( Black Ecologist + Arts Strategist | Eileen Rhodes (Co-Gallerist @ Blanc Gallery) | Michele Pred (Artist + Activist)


Expo Chicago For Freedoms Artists Town Hall | 2:00 – 2:45pm

Moderator: Anisa Tavangar (Curator, For Freedoms)

Panelists: Anwulika Anigbo | SHENEQUA | Maria Gaspar | Jasmine Harris 


What’s Next? An Exploration Of Post Pandemic Trends And The Way Ahead | 3:00 – 3:45pm 

Moderator: Dwight Smith (Art Collector + Arts Strategist)

Panelists: Sho Joung Kim-Wechsler (Ceo If So What/Xverso) Clif Rome (Blanc Gallery) | Seed Lynn (Chicago Artist) | Raphael Dapaah (Polo Lifestyles/Dapaah Gallery) | Michelle Hartney (Artist)


All programs are free and open to the public and will be held in person at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago on Saturday April 9th.

Photo: Moko Jumbies (b+w) – Terrence Jennings | @#terrencejenningsphotography


April 9, 2022
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm