Lafayette Anticipation associate curator Anna Colin talks to artist Tyler Coburn about Ergonomic Futures, a speculative project engaged with art, design, science, anthropology and writing. In this interview, Coburn discusses the research, production process and network of collaborators of a multilayered project ultimately concerned with the futures of humankind. Anna Colin: When one comes across your museum seats Ergonomic Futures (2016—) in contemporary art exhibitions—and soon in natural history, fine art, and anthropology museums—they look… [read more »]
✌ LIT CITY IX ✌
WAREHOUSE RAVE @ EL DORADO THIS FRIDAY
976 GRAND ST
976 GRAND ST
11:59PM (Fri) – 8AM (Sat)
Mixed drinks and beers all night
Get ready to werk, shake, bang and pop it with North America’s best kept secret, Chicago’s legendary house, ghettohouse, juke and footwerk legend, TRAXMAN.
Featuring sets by
TRIBE NATIONAL FOOTWORKERS
DJ TOTAL FREEDOM
TBC BDG GGD (Gang Gang Dance).
TRAXMAN has been an instrumental figure in the evolution of Chicago house, juke, and footwork movements for over two decades.
Based out of Chicago’s West Side, Traxman (aka Corky Strong, aka DJ Fergi), is a co-founder of Chicago’s legendary Wu-Tang of DJs, the Geto DJz (est. 1992), and member of the infamous Ghetto Teknitianz.
Renowned for juke tracks such as “Get Down Lil Mama”, “Work Me”, “Let’z Get This Party Crackin'”, “Da Comeback”, “Gambinos”, “Computer Funk”, “Maniacal Laughter” and “Pac Man Juke”, Traxman has sourced samples for producers across the Chi and collaborated with the likes of Jammin Gerald, Paul Johnson, Robert Armani, Eric Martin, DJ Funk, Arpebu, DJ Rashad, DJ Spinn, DJ Clent, Bobby Skillz, Slik Rick Da Master, to name a few. His releases can be heard on labels such as Dance Mania, BangThaBox, Juke Trax, Ghettophiles, Planet Mu, Moveltraxx and soon on Lit City.