Caroline Burghardt & Audra Wolowiec at Wassaic Project Summer Festival

Caroline Burghardt (2011 resident) & Audra Wolowiec (2010 resident) will be presenting work at Wassaic Project Summer Festival August 5-7, 2011.

Audra Wolowiec's sculpture is installed in the Mill and Caroline Burghardt's new backdrop will be installed in the Luther Barn field. Caroline will be photographing portraits in front of the backdrop from 6-8 pm on Saturday and invites everyone to photograph themselves any other time during the festival and load their images onto the flicker site to share: http://www.flickr.com/groups/pastoral_portraits/.

More information about Wassaic Project Summer Festival: http://www.wassaicproject.org/summer-festival/overview-info/


Amanda Browder's "Proxy Vacation" on view at CULTUREfix

art opening - Amanda Browder - Fri 29th, of July 7-9pm
*the show will be up all month
CULTUREfix - 9 Clinton St. btwn Houston and Stanton, NYC
enjoy a picnic and beverages...
First Showing in NYC - of PROXY VACATION : first documented in Prague at the Mobinale 2 : curated by Helidon Gjergji
Past Proxy Vacationers: Carl Johns and Emily Farrel : 2010 - LINK HERE for info about project.

Culturefix, an alternative and multidisciplinary gallery, presents “Opening Reception”. This exhibition presents a series of one night solo shows by artists who work in alternative mediums. As a gallery and event space it is only during opening events in which the audience is acutely conscious of the artwork that our installation possibilities display. The five artists in this exhibition: David J Merritt, Audra Brandt, Stephan Moore, Amanda Browder, and Joe McKay will each take over the gallery for a one night and one day solo exhibition which utilizes the entire space, a feat which is impossible amongst our regular programming. Surrounding these temporary solo exhibitions will be 2 dimensional works created by the participating artists representing their process, exhibiting preliminary sketches and documentation of the 3 dimensional works. To fully represent alternative mediums, the 5 artists showcased each represent a different alternative medium: sculpture, new media, film, installation, and sound art.

Through the mediums each artist uses, the space will be transformed. David J Merritt’s mass of tactile sculptures reminiscent of amulets and idols will be scattered among the space. Stephan Moore’s ephemeral sound installation of oscillating fans and other junkyard objects creating a cacophony of broken down technology will fill the space from a set of 6 speakers. Amanda Browder will transform the physical space using a mass of brightly covered cloth leaving little trace of the gallery environment. Joe McKay’s interactive game of killing virtual cockroaches will cover the gallery walls. Audra Brandt will be projecting a series of super 8 films whose mechanisms will become structural, causing a multi- sensory and non-traditional experience of film viewing.

This constant evolution of the culturefix gallery parallels its mission of allowing inhabitants to define the culture of its space. Over a twelve day span, culturefix gallery will host 5 opening receptions, one from each participating artist. Between one-day exhibitions, the gallery will be open to the public to peruse the group exhibition on the walls of the gallery. By exhibiting the sketches and documentation of the pieces being showcased, Opening Reception also explores ideas of time – exposing the past, present, and future of an artwork.




Stephanie Rothenberg's New Project in Beijing

Check this out. My favorite is the Great American Test Range Tour with Trevor Paglen!