What did you experience, FRG November 1st, 2013

A Liminal Place: a reflection on Shen Dojo’s Free Radical event

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To celebrate Fall the Avenue for the Arts hosts a community based art show called Free Radical. Now entering the 11th year, Free Radical events feature emerging and cutting edge artists in nontraditional spaces and cultivate conversations….

Free Radical, Nov. 8- A Night of Conversation at the UICA

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Schedule for speakers and panels 6-7pm  Where we’ve been: A History of Free Radical and show spaces on South Division Moderator: Annamarie Buller With artists: Hugo Claudin, Tom Duimstra, Erwin Erkfitz  & Mark Rumsey 7:20 pm…

Free Radical {the shows} & {the conversation}


Get the inside scoop before everyone else! We want you to be a Johnny-about-town and know the best, before the rest. The cliff notes version of Free Radical includes the highlights of two nights and two dramatically different…

Free Rad. Nov. 1st- The Shows

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Wondering where to go and what to see on November 1st? Check out our list of participating venues, artists, curators and documeters. Want to find out more or get a sneak peak at some of the…

How do I know if I am participating in Free Radical?

  If you haven’t participated in the Free Radical before, the process can seem a little strange. Here is what you need to know. If you are a current member, have updated your profile and filled…

Curator Checklist


We want you to have the MOST awesome show (ever). Here is our suggested list of deadlines and to-dos for curators! By September 27 Complete application submission Begin looking for a space By October 4th Begin…

What is Radically different from previous years?

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To celebrate 11 years of utilizing non traditional spaces to showcase art and the artists we are taking the event to the next level, with an emphasis on commentary, dialogue and critique. This year every venue’s…

How to apply and participate in Free Radical 2013

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We are now accepting applications for the Free Radical 2013 event on November 1st and 8th. To participate you must become a member; follow these 5 easy steps to complete your profile and become eligible. 1….

Free Radical Returns, November 1 & 8

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 On November 1 and November 8th from 6-10pm Free Radical Gallery returns to the Avenue for the Arts for its 11th anniversary. Each night will have unique exhibitions, events focused on art and commentary, dialogue and…