Giant Letter 2017

Read all Giant Letters HERE. Since the Sandy Hook tragedy in December 2012, Giant letters on lined paper between Santa and a fictional boy named Bobby have been appearing in Chicago. The project, which is created annually by Caro d’Offay, Laura Gilmore and Marj Wormald, aims to foster compassion and awe between strangers as a way of […]

Claudia Bucher (December)

“I perform in order to engage with my thoughts – and my questions, too. I think in images. I focus on the space surrounding me, myself as sculpture within that space, and on how an action can change the relationship between my body and my environment. As I interact intensively with a material in the […]

Karen McCoy (June)

KAREN MCCOY “…If we can only take time to see the beauty in our world, perhaps we will be less disposed to destroy it…” Rachel Carson Alternative Spacetime welcomes Karen McCoy June 17-21, 2015. On the 21st, the summer solstice and Father’s Day, Karen will undertake a solo walk, Dawn to Dusk, to mark the longest day of […]

Lonnie Potter Events

See Results below: Lonnie Potter just completed his residency at Alternative Spacetime, where many friends and strangers joined him to make collages using his technique. The art space basks in the glow of his wisdom and gut-busting humor. Thanks Lonnie! Now Laura and I look forward to Barbara Stone’s Visit in May!

Stone/Peterson (May)

“Emerging from Water” 5-14-15 In celebration of the 30th anniversary of her calendars, Barbara Stone brings stories of her life and experiences with polar bears in the arctic. Stone has  illustrated her personal inner narratives about her polar bear experiences since 1979. This residency also features the video-work of Annie Stone and Mikey Peterson during an event on Saturday 16th. […]

Animal Luring Inviational

1300’s second annual “Animal Luring” event will take place on Easter 2015 (Sunday, April 5th, 2-5pm). Friends of the art space and pet-lovers passing by are invited to help us paint backgrounds with head-holes and to install them in the basement window and in the front yard of 1300. We hope to take some very funny and […]

Lonnie Potter (April)

Works on Paper by Lonnie Potter “Collage Social”  4-16-15 Lonnie Potter visits the Alternative Spacetime Residency in April  to bring visual conversations on collage-making to the community. Lonnie’s pieces are single cut-out shapes, taken from magazines that are pasted on white surfaces. The glossy magazine paper set against white paper gives us the knee-jerk desire to call them “collages”. And […]