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If you are in Oakland today (Friday March 28th) I invite you to please stop by our pop up MAP installation! From noon – 3pm we will be setting up across the street from Berkeley Bowl and from 6pm – 8pm we will be in front of the Compound Gallery. This installation is happening in conjunction with satellite programming surrounding the Southern Graphics Council which is happening in the Bay Area this year.

 

Hope to see you there!

 

http://thecompoundgallery.com/

1167 65th St, Oakland, CA 94608
(510) 601-1702

 

http://sgcinternational.org/

 

In addition to the MAP installation, this amazing programming will be taking place at Compound Gallery throughout the day:

 

Art Hazelwood will be all day at the Compound Gallery in Oakland. There is an exhibition in the main gallery called, It’s Alive… four of his students from the San Francisco Art Institute are participating, Moonyoung Sung, Mari Pinotti, Dianna Settles, and Jaymie Johnson

http://sgcisanfrancisco.org/its-alive/

Together with Katya McCulloch Art organized a show of prints in the smaller gallery by inmate artists of the San Quentin Prison Arts Project

http://sgcisanfrancisco.org/san-quentin-prison-arts-project/

In the course of the day 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm The Great Tortilla Conspiracy will be serving edible, topical printed tortillas.
http://sgcisanfrancisco.org/the-great-tortilla-conspiracy/

Yeh vs. Hazelwood
In the Battle of the Bay, Art will be engaging in woodcut struggle with renowned conceptualist Imin Yeh.

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If you get a chance please check out this article on my current body of work:

http://issuu.com/articulaction/docs/articulaction_art_review_-_march_20/28?e=7463746/7143342

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In On The Road  MAP artists Peter Foucault and Chris Treggiari will be walking the length of the 49 Mile Scenic Drive in San Francisco over the course of three days (3/13 – 3/15) in March 2014. Each day they will set up temporary interactive art installation at three sites, along the route. Once the walk is completed on March 15th they will hike into Alter Space Gallery at 7pm for the opening of Wabi/Sabi, a show curated by the MicroCilmate Collective. That evening they will set up a final interactive art project and install the equipment used in the expedition as well as documentation of the project created en-route for a one-month installation in the gallery.

A second component to the project is an interactive online map. Anyone can participate in the project starting March 13th at:  http://scenic49.herokuapp.com/

A huge thanks to Nico Crissafulli and Bryan Kahler for helping us develop this interactive online component.

 

MicroClimate Collective presents Wabi Sabi, an exhibition of artwork in multiple genres exploring impermanence, imperfection, and the accidental.  We hope you can join us for the opening reception next Saturday, March 15th from 7-10pm which includes an alchemical painting performance by Tobias Tovera, an live screen print created on the gallery wall by Kent Manske & Eric Kneeland (with gallery attendees), and an interactive postcard installation by Mobile Arts Platform (MAP) – Peter Foucault & Chris Treggiari, which will mark the culmination of a 49 mile hike of inquiry through several rapidly changing neighborhoods of San Francisco.  In conjunction with the Wabi Sabi opening reception is an installation of found doors by the jail cell resident artist, Yulia Pinkusevich.

Glenna Cole Allee and Victoria Mara Heilweil
MicroClimate Collective


Exhibition Dates: March 15th – April 12th, 2014

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 15th, 7-10pm  

Closing Reception: Saturday, April 12th, 2-5pm

Alter Space logoAlter Space
1158 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
415.735.1158
alterspace.co

Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 1-6pm (or by appointment)

Wabi Sabi is a Japanese school of aesthetics inspired by Taoist and Buddhist philosophies that embraces the timeworn, the weathered, and the accidental. Asymmetry, irregularity, economy, and intimacy are key aspects; beauty waits to be discovered in the unpredictable and evolving nature of materials and form.

These ideas stand in contrast to the seamless perfection of design and built-in obsolescence that characterize the current tech-centric era. Wabi Sabi celebrates historicity by highlighting the cracks and crevices left by use. It is temporal, reflecting mortality and humanity by focusing upon the fragility and mutability of life. Accidental fissures pierce the veneer of the seemingly finished and complete. Layers of decay and erosion create visual maps of experience.

Participating Artists:
Timothy Armstrong
Alexis Arnold
Jennifer Brandon
Caroline Hayes Charuk
Adam Donnelly & David Janesko
Alicia Escott
Rodney Ewing
Laura Boles Faw
Peter Foucault & Chris Treggiari (MAP)
Julia Goodman
Clint Imboden
Kim Kei
Kija Lucas
Kent Manske & Eric Kneeland
Nigel Poor
Zachary Royer Scholz
Dimitra Skandali
Claudia Tennyson
Tobias Tovera
Rhonda Weppler & Trevor Mahovsky

Curated by MicroClimate Collective

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Artwork Credit (left to right): Adam Donnelly & David Janesko, Dimitra Skandali, Jennifer Brandon

http://alterspace.co/

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If your in the Mission on Friday tonight I invite you to please stop by Public Works and check out this event created by WanderArt, a curitorial collective that will be featuring works by local artists that will be displayed on the interior of BART cars in 2014.
Hope to see you there!
Public Works is located in the Mission District, San Francisco at 161 Erie Street (off Mission St. between Duboce & 14th St.) San Francisco, CA 94103

Art on BART

There’ll be live painting, live music, a talk and Q&A session with the six Art on BART artists. Plus a pop-up gallery and a silent auction featuring original paintings, prints and sculptures by some very talented Bay Area artists.

Friday, March 7, 2014 5:00pm until 9:00pm

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1861500358/art-on-bart

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