Curatorial Category: Open Call :: First Floor Gallery

Night Bloom

Night Bloom is a collection of works that celebrates the process and power of drawing. Consisting of prints, illustrations, and moving images, Sigrid’s work is playful and honest in investigating how and why drawing aids us. The show is accompanied by a book of the same name that describes the process of overcoming creative block Night Bloom

Announcing 2024 Open Call Winners!

Antenna is thrilled to announce our recipients for 2024 (2023) National and Louisiana Open Call for Exhibitions. A big thank you to all the applicants. The Antenna Collective and Jurors  were  impressed by the brilliant creativity, and ingenuity in the submissions.  National Open Call for Exhibitions 2024 Recipient: Jasmine Best  Jasmine Best is a true Announcing 2024 Open Call Winners!

Announcing the 2023 Open Call Winners!

Antenna is thrilled to announce our recipients for 2023 (2024) National and Louisiana Open Call for Exhibitions. A big thank you to all the applicants. The Antenna Collective and Jurors  were  impressed by the brilliant creativity, and ingenuity in the submissions.  National Open Call for Exhibitions 2023 Recipient: Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo is Announcing the 2023 Open Call Winners!

The Dry Garden

The Dry Garden is a publication composed of vignettes and reimagined material from herbaria, where plants are dried and stored for scientific purposes. Created by Magali Duzant for her 2023 exhibition at Antenna, the publication reconsiders archival histories and explores how narrative can help us build more empathetic relationships with nature. Visually, the publication is The Dry Garden

A Tree, A Garden

Cyanotype artwork of flowers, by Magali Duzant

A Tree, A Garden reflects on the many ways in which trees manifest into other things, from memorials and myths to memes, markers, and meeting points.The exhibition brings together two research projects that explore the place of trees in our understanding of the world. Inspired by trees found both in old-growth forests and on city A Tree, A Garden

Anxious Poems

Zine: "Anxious Poems" with hand illustrated cover

Exhibition Dates: September 3rd – October 30th 2022Receptions: Saturday September 10th and Saturday October 8th 6pm-10pm Anxious  poems is  a  zine  that  was made after  an  anxiety  outburst in  Portugal.  The poems and illustrations guide us through a journey that unfortunately is very familiar to queer people: fear of  not  being  accepted,  social  anxiety,  and  Anxious Poems

More World

Collage image of black and white portraits on a yellow background

Reading Room //
Exhibition Dates: May 7, 2022 – June 26, 2022 //
Receptions: Saturday May 14 2022 and Saturday June 11, 2022 6pm-10pm

about flowers…

On view: Saturday March 12th – Sunday April 24th, 2022Opening Reception: Saturday March 12th from 6:00 – 10:00 PMDaily hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 about flowers… is a poetry zine combining found and recycled words and images printed in woodcut relief and risograph prints. The zine was printed at Lucky Risograph Publications in about flowers…

Black Fusionist Society :: Antoine Williams

Black Fusionist Society is an Afrosurrealist multimedia narrative exhibition about the Black descendants of survivors of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre who create a secret society that uses magic and fringe science to navigate systemic racism and migrate to a different dimension. This exhibition serves as contemporary Black folklore within a historical fiction narrative told through Black Fusionist Society :: Antoine Williams

Risograph Printing

An everything all-at-once exhibition featuring hundreds of posters, handbills, flyers, zines, prints, and books produced by Risograph with Max Seckel in New Orleans over the last 4 years.

CMYKings: Zines in Four Colors

Opening Reception: Jan 11, 6-10pm Closing Reception: February 8, 6-10pm On view:  January 4 – March 1 Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 The CMYKings Zine exchange began with four artists exchanging work through the mail, and after six years has grown to a collective of 20 artists from across the country producing 50 zines. CMYKings: Zines in Four Colors

The Case of the Endless Yarn

On view: Nov 9- Dec 29, 2019 Opening Reception: Nov 9, 6-10pm Closing Reception: Dec 14, 6-10pm Daily hours: Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 The Case of the Endless Yarn is a solo exhibition by Candace Hicks of artist books and dioramas based on the artist’s reading of fiction. The miniature domestic interior spaces have in The Case of the Endless Yarn

Crypt Iguana

May 7th – June 30th, 2019 Opening Reception: May 11th, 6-10pm Closing Reception: June 8th, 6-10pm Crypt Iguana is a comic book chronicling life in the historic Key West Cemetery in Key West, Florida from the perspective of one of the hundreds of nonnative Green Iguanas that inhabit the area. The project is both a Crypt Iguana

How to Do It All

We are all looking for instructions to make our lives better. If only we could plant a garden; woo a stranger; record a podcast; remove an ink stain — everything might all fall into place and we could finally, finally be happy. This exhibition of essays, charts, comics, watercolors, and graphics by Chicago artist Sophie How to Do It All