~ELSEWHERE . . goes 9/50
ELSEWHERE . . is an artist-run, non-profit contemporary art organization, set in a former thrift store in downtown Greensboro, NC / North Carolina.
Utilizing the massive 58-year inventory, Elsewhere’s environment of art and everyday objects invokes new models for creative response, living, doing, and exchanging in our downtown neighborhood and across the world.
SO, a team of curators from Elsewhere will be presenting at the ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER’S – 9/50 SOUTHEAST PRESENTERS SUMMIT – this weekend.
according to the press release:
This year’s 9/50 Summit was organized by the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Seed Space and Elsewhere.
… the organizers, the summit exists as an “attempt to bring Southeastern nonprofit and independent contemporary art presenters and publishers together under one roof to showcase rigor, excellence, ambition, and uniqueness in their local context.” Eighteen organizations from the nine represented southeastern states will be presenting, as well as keynote presenter BARRY BLINDERMAN from the Illinois State University College of Fine Arts.”
hello – BARRY !!
anybody who was on the Lower East Side / Downtown NYC art scene of the early 80s – knows Barry.
why am I not surprised to see his name – popping up here !!
SO, Elsewhere’s exhibit will present its Southern Constellations fellowship program. Now entering its second year, Southern Constellations is a National Endowment for the Arts funded initiative that builds an expanded network of experimental, interdisciplinary art practices to support collaboration across the region.
PRESENTATIONS . . at the ACAC are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
this event is happening this weekend:
SAT JUNE 21, 2014/11am-5pm and SUN JUNE 22, 2014/12pm-5pm
at the ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER in ATLANTA, GA / GEORGIA
ELSEWHERE . . will host performances by Atlanta musicians ERIC FONTAINE and MAJID ARIAM of graphic scores – created by Alabama based composer and musician ANDREW RAFFO DEWAR, who was a Southern Constellations Fellow in 2013.
for sure, check out: the tumblr roll !!
3 of my fave posts: then, and . . NOW !!
presentation by the . . . OHR-O’KEEFE MUSEUM OF ART