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Temporary Shelters by A Wrecked Tangle Press

image-2304Temporary Shelters is a book object built into a landsnail shell. The text begins curled into the shell as one long scroll to be unfurled and, ulitmately, detached completely by the reader. Each book is encased in dirt in a cardboard box, from which the reader is instructed to fill the emptied shell with dirt...

Abe’s Penny August Series Launch

image-2294After some intense weeks of judging, Abe’s Penny chose the best O, Miami collaboration: a poem by Yaddyra Peralta submitted in response to photographs by Lee Materazzi. Peralta wrote and submitted the poem on location at New World School of the Arts’ Artseen gallery where Materazzi’s images were on exhibit as part of Abe’s Penny...

MoCADA presents the Saying No Mini Film Festival

image-2284Saying No Film Festival Guest Curated by Bindi Cole July 21 – August 11, 2011 In anticipation of the opening of the upcoming exhibition, Saying No: Reconciling Spirituality and Resistance in Indigenous Australian Art, MoCADA presents the Saying No Mini Film Festival, July 21 – August 11, 2011. The festival features documentaries, dramas, and short...

Dandy Lion: An Articulation of a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity at MoCADA

image-2274Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts (MoCADA) Presents Dandy Lion: An Articulation of a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity Exhibition Dates: July 22 – August 27, 2011 Artist’s Opening Reception: July 21, 2011 The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts presents Dandy Lion: An Articulation of a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity, a photography exhibition of works...

Meet Tamiko Kawata at Muriel Guepin Gallery

image-2264“meet the artist” night at Muriel Guepin Gallery this Wednesday July 20th from 6:30 – 8 pm Meet Tamiko Kawata, featured artist in their current group show. The show will be on view through July 31st. Tamiko Kawata’s works express her “visual journey,” transitioning from a life in Japan to America. Highly influenced by Western...

Artist Profile: Celeste Najt

image-2254Statement Although the principle behind my creative work is framing, my intention is the realization of an unexpected use of the photograph. Leaving aside the obvious path, the one indicated in the manual, creating my own manual of the new technologies. My intention when creating is to manage to generate a work-spectator game in which...

transient landscape: visualizing governors island

image-2244galleryELL presents transient landscape: visualizing governors island. this two-part project takes a broad look at the influence of our ever-changing landscapes — physical and psychological — through a variety of media, and gives the public an inside look at the artists at work. on view from 22 july through 25 september 2011 location: building 4a...

Civilization and its Discontents at NARS Gallery

image-2234CIVILIZATION and its DISCONTENTS NARS Gallery 88 35th Street 3rd Floor Dates: July 23 – August 28, 2011 OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, July 23rd, 4:30 – 8:00PM Curator’s Talk in the NARS Parlor Room at 4:30PM New York Art Residency & Studios Foundation is pleased to present Civilization and its Discontents, a group exhibition curated by...

Summer Closing Party at Invisible Dog

image-2224Invisible Dog celebrates the end of another great year, and the closing of their current exhibit, Obstacle.  DJ sets from Vinyl Monkey’s and live music performances by The Sax Cartel, Ian Arthure, Koran Agan, The Robin Electric, The City Billies, and Chicken Barn Heroes. Special performance event by Bubble Boys & Germaul Barnes. Food and...