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The Amazing Acoustaphotophonogrammitron [us North Adams, MA]

acous.jpgThe Amazing Acoustaphotophonogrammitron :: Through March 21, 2010 :: @ Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ Gallery 51 : 51 Main St. North Adams MA

A synesthetic exhibition lavishly brimming with resonant frequencies of sound and light! The Amazing Acoustaphotophonogrammitron is a group show featuring work by makers who find themselves somewhere between visual artist and musician.

Curated by MCLA Gallery 51 Gallery Manager, Ven Voisey, The Amazing Acoustaphotophonagrammitron features the work of local and national artists: Joshua Churchill (CA), Paul de Jong (NY), Lesley Flanigan (NY), Christy Georg (MA), Mark Mulherrin (MA), Ed Osborn (RI), Tristan Perich (NY), Ven Voisey (MA) and Nick Zammuto (VT).

“This show is about overlap and influence of the different senses.” says Voisey, “ Included are artists whose processes seamlessly move through mediums and whose works are simultaneously audio and visual instruments.”

On Thursday February 25, at 7:30 pm, an evening of in-gallery performances by several of the exhibition participants, including Paul de Jong, Lesley Flanigan, Tristan Perich, and Ven Voisey (aka Cabinets). For more info and to buy tickets, please visit www.mcla.edu/presents.

The Amazing Acoustaphotophonogrammitron is on exhibit through March 21, 2010.

MCLA Gallery 51, at 51 Main Street in North Adams, is open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (413) 664-8718, or go to www.mcla.edu/Gallery51. MCLA Gallery 51 is a program of MCLA’s Berkshire Cultural Resource Center. http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=273029714520&index=1

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ODDLY ALIVE
Please join us for the opening reception of Oddly Alive at the Arts
Center for the Capital Region in Troy, NY, Friday, January 29, 2010,
from 5 to 9pm. The exhibition will run through March 19.

Oddly Alive is curated by Lauren Wolk and features work by:
Rachel Abrams
Graham Caldwell
Marianne Fourie
Sabrina Gschwandtner
Mayumi Ishino
Sky Kim
Ven Voisey

Uniting the artists of Oddly Alive is their rejection of the inertness
of materials. Instead, each explores his or her medium’s capacity to
conjure life. Three of the artists put their material into a state of
action: Sabrina Gschwandtner explores the behavior of string in
response to the light and fan of a slide projector; Ven Voisey’s
suspended apparatus has a cacophonous response to approaching viewers;
Mayumi Ishino performance at the opening yields portraits on mirrors,
which she then smashed and left on display. The works of the other
four artists teem with the sheer quality of life: Graham Caldwell’s
glass sculptures reference a fierce mouth, a complex system of veins,
or the serenity of Spanish moss; Marianne Fourie’s vibratory
photomontages describe the passing of time, rather than a preserving a
single moment; Rachel Abrams’s idiosyncratic sculptures result from
her studies of ecosystems, sea life and myriad biological forms;
finally, Sky Kim’s paintings and drawings feature a seriality of
circles and curves, alluding to the texture of skin, muscle tissue,
cells, and the dramatic energy of seeds about to sprout.
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And continuing for the next couple days:

@ Index Art Center
Index presents:
Rock Dreams: Artist Made Songs
Curated by Steven Dressler

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=208963595905

Artists:
Authority Office
Daniel Brophy
CAPTURE
Stephen Chopek
Chris George
Sarah Granett
Jodie Mack
Erica Magrey
Rebecca Major
Frankie Martin
Rachel Mason
Mirror Mirror
Michelle Mumoli
Luk Paard
Kelly Pinho
Flash Prezlowski
Theresa Rivezzo
Eddy Savage
Amanda Thackray
Ven Voisey
Ellen Whitney
Zev and the Mantis

INDEX
585 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
www.indexartcenter.org
index.gallery@gmail.com
201-218-9725


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