In the Adjacent Possible

John Michael Kohler Arts Center 608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI

In the Adjacent Possible is a response to sociologist Ruha Benjamin’s suggestion to “imagine and craft the worlds you cannot live without, just as you dismantle the ones you cannot live within.” Each of the five artists’ installations provides a vantage point for viewing the many potentialities that lie just beyond what we know. They conjure […]

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Archive Dive: Eccentric Machines

John Michael Kohler Arts Center 608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI

In 1987, the Arts Center organized Eccentric Machines, a group exhibition including twenty-six large-scale sculptural works created by twenty artists, including internationally renowned artists Alice Aycock, Dennis Oppenheim, and Jonathan Borofsky. The show presented a range of contemporary mechanical and kinetic artworks highlighting the complex, ever-evolving relationship between machines and humans. The interconnections of mechanics and […]

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Creative! Growth!

John Michael Kohler Arts Center 608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI

Creative! Growth! will be the first exhibition to consider the history of Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California. Founded in 1974 by artist Florence Ludins-Katz (1912–1990) and her psychologist husband Elias Katz (1913–2008), Creative Growth emerged from the larger social, cultural, and political narratives associated with the Bay Area in the late 1960s and early […]

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Alexander Stewart: Void Vision

John Michael Kohler Arts Center 608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI

Alexander Stewart’s Void Vision is an abstract science-fiction short film in which the line between the real and the simulated are blurred and distorted; a space where doubles, twins, duplicates, re-creations, and copies merge. Combining a science-fiction sensibility with the aesthetic of early CGI animation experiments, Stewart presents rotating arrangements of lasers and duplicated women that fade […]

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