Prairie, A large scale electro-mechanical sound installation by artist Shawn Decker will be at the Chicago Cultural Center's Yates Gallery through May 5, 2013. This piece, supported by a rhizome comissioning grant, is an immersive sound installation taking up over 2000 square feet, and is comprised of over 400 small speakers and 400 motors, each independently controlled. The City of Chicago is hosting 4 dance performances within the piece, 2 panel discussions, an artist talk, musical performances with the piece, meditation sessions in the space and more. The piece is open 10AM-6PM 7 days a week, except for City of Chicago Holidays. A full calendar of events is posted online and on our facebook page www.facebook.com/ShawnDeckerPrairie.