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CVA Hub

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CVA Hub

oAK PARK

 

 

Contemporary Visual Arts Hub (CVA Hub)

OAK PARK

 

 
 

CVA Hub is looking to establish both a temporary and permanent presence on Chicago's West Side and Western Suburbs. Civic Projects is working with a team of preeminent artists to develop a series of 'pop-up' and long term venues for the display of art.

 
 
Macro Activation + Micro Activation = Create a Vibrant Contemporary Art Presence

MACRO ACTIVATIOn - STOREFRONT

Use of buildings to create pop-up space. One space is secured and two additional spaces will be sought.


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MICRO ACTIVATION - MODULAR PROTOTYPE

Extending the concept to the activation of private spaces throughout Oak Park, River Forest and adjacent neighborhoods.


1 / MACRO ACTIVATION - STOREFRONt

Existing Storefront Space

Existing Storefront Space

Collaborative Partner: Compound Yellow Artists Book Collection Photo Credit: Greta Olson, OPRF High School Student

Collaborative Partner: Compound Yellow Artists Book Collection Photo Credit: Greta Olson, OPRF High School Student

Storefront Interior with Works of Local Artists

Storefront Interior with Works of Local Artists

 

2 / MICRO ACTIVATION - MODULAR PROTOTYPE

Developed jointly by Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Tom Burtonwood, Burt Isenstein and Civic Projects

Developed jointly by Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Tom Burtonwood, Burt Isenstein and Civic Projects

 
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...Explore Possibilities...
                                                                  CVA Modular Prototype

                                                                  CVA Modular Prototype

                       WRAP - EDRA SOTO

                       WRAP - EDRA SOTO

               INHABITATION - MARIA GASPAR

               INHABITATION - MARIA GASPAR

                     INFILL - CLAIRE ASHLEY

                     INFILL - CLAIRE ASHLEY

       PROJECTION - INSPIRED BY FUTURE FIRM

       PROJECTION - INSPIRED BY FUTURE FIRM