Commiserate Chicago Festival
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Depressed when the temperature drops? Commiserate with art in the dead of winter.

Starting February 29th through March 1st, the inaugural Commiserate Chicago featured 29 artworks, 7 workshops, 7 talks, 6 special screenings, 3 performance and 2 keynotes. Selected artworks covered vast range of media such as interactive installation, kinetic sculpture, virtual reality experience, olfactory video game, and book. Our invited guest speakers came from diverse backgrounds of cyber security, computer-human interaction, studio art, net art, media studies, and open-source development. Our special screening received videos and films through domestic, as well as international authors. The event was held at the MADD Center at the University of Chicago.




photo by Yuhao Chen