Jad Dahshan

Associate Arts Editor

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Portable Museum 6

Deball, TA and phD in Political Science Tania Islas, and students Fan Ge, Magdalena Glotzer, Maggie Hart, Elliette Oliver, and Alex Warminski transport a portable museum across campus.

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Dec. 4, 2018

Portable Museum 5

Pictured above: "the possessions of an extra-terrestrial Chicagoan" (Sun Ra).

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Dec. 4, 2018

When Museums Fit in Boxes: Mariana Castillo Deball and “This Is Not a Bomb”

Last Wednesday, the Oriental Institute and Special Collections Research Center received two portable museums from a “random confederation of unlike-minded vagrants”.

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December 3, 2018

Portable Museum 4

Though identical to the other two, the portable museum donated to the Oriental Institute was cast in plaster, concealing its contents.

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Dec. 4, 2018

Portable Museum 3

The museums also contained miniatures of "the ugliest nuclear chain reaction monument ever made" -Henry Moore's "Nuclear Energy", behind Mansuetto.

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Dec. 4, 2018

Portable Museum 2

Among other things, the T.I.N.B. museums contain "Egyptian arms, Teotihuacan masks, Phoenician figurines, American brains, [and] Jimmy and Bimmy from the land of Double Dragon".

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Dec. 4, 2018

Portable Museum

The plastic molds made for the portable museums were modeled after the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library.

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Dec. 4, 2018

Florence + The Machine Take Fans High as Hope at United Center Concert

The British band enchanted the audience at the United Center on October 19, singing for love and hope and speaking against toxic masculinity.

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October 25, 2018

"Betiyaan" Captures South Asian-American Identity in Snapshots

Fatima Khan and Shreya Sood set up a photography exhibit in Sanctuary Cafe to open dialogue about the complexity of the Desi identity post-immigration.

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May 14, 2018

Charting "Soundscapes of Color" With Michal Dzitko

A dreamy exhibit space, Dzitko's original compositions, and musical winks at artists from Franz Lizst to Kanye West

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May 3, 2018