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(broadcasting on the “DNArt” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen learns about a local artist using found DNA in her projects, gets the story of Buckinghams member Marty Grebb, and previews the Chicago Zine Fest happening next weekend.

 

Heather Dewey-HagborgAssistant professor of art and technology studies at The School of the Art Institute

DNA says a lot about who we are and Heather’s Stranger Visions project uses random DNA to make art.  We get the story.

 

An example of a Stranger Visions DNA portrait

 

The Secret History of Chicago Music–

Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles Chicago rocker, Marty Grebb, in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on his musical contribution to the region.

 

 

 

John Wawrzaszek– Co-organizer of Chicago Zine Fest

Zines are a form of independent publishing and are popular in Chicagoland.  We get a preview of the Chicago Zine Fest, a two-day event on May 8th and 9th that celebrates the art of zine-making.

 

 

 

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