martes, 10 de abril de 2012

THE NIGHTCLUB, a project by ANGELA VALELLA

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The Nightclub opens its doors with the inaugural exhibition Restage. The Nightclub is a series of eleven events involving a network of artists, producers, and art students. Its aim is to create dialogue within a diversity of art practices through curated exhibition events to be showcased in a one night venue.


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Loló Soldevilla. Untitled-Construction1956. Mixed media on canvas 
Collection of Magdalena and Paul Cauchi


RESTAGE
Angela Valella | curator

Please join us for a one night event, on Friday, April 13, from 6-11 pm

Conversation with the artists 
April 13, 7-8pm

Panel:
Loriel Beltrán | artist
Paul Cauchi | art collector
Ernesto Oroza | artist
Fredo Rivera | art historian
Odalis Valdivieso | artist

Opening 
April 13, 7pm-11pm 

Address:
94 NE 40 ST, Miami FL 33127


Featuring artists: Bhakti Baxter, Loriel Beltrán, Consuelo Castañeda, Christopher Culver, Adler Guerrier,  A.G. Viva,  Stephanie Lupu, Alonso Mateo, Ernesto Oroza, Carlos Rigau, Adrián Soca, Loló Soldevilla, Misael Soto, Gladys Triana, and Marcos Valella.


Now objects perceive me  - Paul Klee

The exhibition departs from Untitled-Construction, a 1956 mixed media painting on canvas. The non-figurative, concrete painting by Lolo Soldevilla will be on loan from a collector for the exhibition.  Each of the fourteen participating artists were made aware of the painting as the exhibition's origin at the inception of the curatorial process.  The relevance of the dialogue and how it may affect the present rather than how it has affected the past is at stake.By overcoming the tension between process-based production and by asking artists to respond to a specific work in a conditioned manner Restage proposes to relate art practices as a form of social dynamics.

Restage examines how it might be possible to introduce transformative elements that challenge the notion of a fixed or definitive artwork grounded on one location. It explores the possibility of a dynamic exhibition environment by including artworks from various artists mapping different positions.
Each exhibition will include a student art portfolio preparation with the artists 
April 21, 10am-1pm | 801 SW 3rd Ave. Miami FL 33130
Limited seats. RSVP at 801projects@gmail.com.com 

Press contact: 
Odalis Valdivieso and Angela Valella | Project coordinators | 801projects@gmail.com

The Nightclub is a special event of 801 Projects, collaborative art endeavor that initiates and supports critical exchange of ideas in art and cultural practice and the active development of artists, in-situ exhibitions and talks. 

801 Projects programming is made possible with the support from: the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and DACRA.

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