Amina Ross
Specular Cry

1224 W Loyola Ave, Chicago IL
May 21, 2021 - May 26, 2021

Specular Cry will be projected each evening, on view directly from the street from 7-11 PM. This work debuted at CCDMX as a part of ZONAMACO in Mexico City, and at Excess of Reality as a part of SPRING/BREAK in Los Angeles, both organized by TRANSFER. This installation will be the Chicago debut of Specular Cry.

Coinciding with the project at Roman Susan, Amina is launching, an interactive audio and text transcription of the work, as well as a postcard print-run created in collaboration with Avery Youngblood. If you are not able to visit in person, send us your address – we will send you a postcard in the mail!

An undisciplined creator, Amina Ross creates boundary-crossing works that embrace embodiment, imaging technologies, intimacy and collectivity in physical and digital spaces. Amina has exhibited work, spoken on panels, and taught workshops at venues throughout the United States and abroad. Amina founded and co-organized ECLIPSING, a multi-media festival celebrating darkness, the participatory performance series Beauty Breaks, and the venue F4F. Amina was a 2018-2019 Artist-in-Residence at Arts & Public Life and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago. Ross is currently an MFA candidate at Yale School of Art within the sculpture department. For more information, please visit