SHORTCOMINGS OF COIN, New Visual Works by Ian “hydEON” Ferguson is part of Chicago Artists Month 2013, the 18th annual celebration of Chicago’s vibrant art community presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
The event will take place on Oct. 12th from 7-11pm and will feature works on paper, wood, video, and wall mural installations by Ian “hydEON” Ferguson. The opening will also include BARO Records ambient sound installations by ANT’LRD, and KEVIN HEIN. Celebratory beverages will be provided throughout the evening as well!
Ferguson’s series of work focuses on the emotional hardships of being suppressed in a labor intensive fast food service industry. $0 Tip on $800 order for party of 30. The never-ending financial struggles of life in a world engulfed in greed, unnecessary plastic bags, crumbling healthcare systems, depressing human services, and existing in the endlessly looming poverty line. The artist explores these experiences in vivid depictions of the struggles, dealing with them, overcoming them, and rising above to succeed in bigger dreams. Focusing on a deeper existence, one that is in more of a spiritual realm of consciousness rather than one that is rooted in the pregnant wealth of commerce.
Opening Show w/ BARO Records Sound Installation: Saturday, Oct 12th, 7-11pm
Visual Art Exhibit runs October 12-November 2nd