ANTIBODY CORPORATION: TEN YEARS

ANTIBODY CORPORATION: TEN YEARS

DFBRL8R + ZHOU B present

Antibody Corporation: TEN YEARS

two nights of performance and selections from the corporate vault.

FRI 08 MAR 2019 [past] | 8PM | Lower Level

SUN 10 MAR 2019 [future] | 6PM | 1st Floor

Zhou B Art Center | 1029 W 35TH ST | CHICAGO | Free!

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Antibody Corporation creates performance works incorporating music, movement, and languages both real and invented. This two-part Ten-Year Anniversary exhibition includes PAST on Friday, March 8th, a performance and celebration alongside videos, photos, and objects from prior work; and FUTURE on Sunday, March 10th, a performance that celebrates all that is to come. Antibody is a body in opposition to the body. The Antibody moves against, against, against, until it has come full circle; and then it laughs.

Karl Icon founded Antibody Corporation in 2009 in the aftermath of the Great Recession.

He left a lucrative career in investment banking to pursue an interest in experimental dance.

Karl succumbed to his own demons in 2018.

This story no longer belongs to him.

The entity lives on.

ANTIBODY CORPORATION: TEN YEARS

featuring: KARL ICON, FUCK YOUR PLANS, DJ DETERMINIZM, NATASHA, AND MORE!

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Antibody Corporation photos left to right: Anarchist Performance by Andrei Venghiac 2017, Rapid Pulse Fest by Arjuna Capulong 2014, and Holocene Overkill by Colectivo Multipolar 2011

Defibrillator Gallery [DFBRL8R] is an international platform for Performance Art located at Zhou B Art Center, an arts complex in historic Bridgeport founded in 2004 by the Zhou Brothers with a mission to to engage in cultural dialogue through contemporary art exhibitions and international programming. DFBRL8R LTD is a 501c3 arts organization made possible with support from Martha Strutters Farley and Donald C. Farley, Jr. Family Foundation; Zhou B Art Center; DFBRL8R Board of Directors; and generous contributions from our loving community.

Feature Photo [red dress]:  Antibody Corporation @DFBRL8R by Daniéle Wilmouth 2010