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Video: Amanda Williams On Color(ed) Theory

Video: Amanda Williams On Color(ed) Theory

In an effort to spark new ideas for "zero value landscapes," Amanda Williams has been painting abandoned houses in Chicago's South Side with a "palette of culturally coded, monochromatic colors" to "explore how academic and theoretical definitions of color map across veiled language used in American media/popular culture to describe racially charged city spaces... Think a female Gordon Matta-Clark parading around as a Black Josef Albers," says the artist.

Watch the video above, commissioned by the Chicago Architecture Biennial and produced by Spirit of Space, to learn more.

This Saturday, November 14th in Chicago's Bronzeville and Washington Park neighborhoods, architectural historian Susan Carlotta Ellis will be leading an architectural tour focused on the series.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Video: Amanda Williams On Color(ed) Theory" 10 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/776953/video-color-ed-theory-amanda-williams/> ISSN 0719-8884
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