Requiem: A White Wanderer

Luftwerk + Katherine Young

As part of the Outer Ear Residency, Luftwerk presents an immersive sculptural exhibition at Audible Gallery, November 22nd, 2019 – January 26th, 2020. Illuminated objects will fill the space with shadows and reflections creating a visual topography enhanced by amplified sounds mimicking the calving of glaciers, created by collaborator Katherine Young. 

Opening Reception: Friday, November 22, 6-9pm

Hilb’s Day Celebration: Dark to Light

Friday, November 15, 2019 • 6:00–7:30 p.m.
Location: Carr Chapel (65 E. 32nd St., Chicago)
Free to public, RSVP required (Register here)
Sponsor: Edward Polich (Alumnus, Mies Board Member), Draper & Kramer

Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer (1885-1967), the German architect and urban planner best known for his ties to the Bauhaus and to Mies van der Rohe. At IIT, he developed a universal, adaptable system which planned for the darkest day of the year (December 21, “Hilb’s Day”) in order to produce environments with as much light as possible. View Luftwerk’s installation, “Center of Rotation”, the principles that create a sustainable relationship between humans, industry, nature and human habitation.