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Gretchen Hasse

Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Curator
2021 Make a Wave
Visual Arts

Gretchen Hasse is a storyteller working in comics, collage, public art, and moving images. She has exhibited work throughout Chicago, and her films have been shown in New York City, Berlin, London, and computer screens everywhere. She curates with Agitator Artists’ Co-operative, where she is a founding member. Having lived through decades of chronic, debilitating pain, Gretchen is drawn to stories and images that describe perseverance and triumph through the resourceful re-creation of our reality. She knows that a dark sense of humor, a keen eye for social criticism, and the diligence to work for change are essential tools for our survival.

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Gretchen Hasse has crowd-funded a project with 3AP

  • Waking Giants

    • $5,000 raised of $5,000 goal
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    Waking Giants is a yearlong project that will manifest in a larger than life, motion sensitive, animatronic figurative sculpture. It will involve a six-month learning period in Chicago, a two-month residency in Portugal, and a four-month period dedicated to planning …

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