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McDaniel College Artist Lecture: Matthew Fishel

Wednesday, February 13th

Peterson Hall Room 104 at 7pm

Matthew Fishel is an artist working in digital video installation. He received his MFA from the Mount Royal School of Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and his B.A. from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He has been exhibiting his work along the east coast and was a recent visiting artist at the University of Maine-Farmington.

To get a sample of his work, please visit his website: http://www.matthewfishel.com/index.html

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Jeffrey Kent: Preach!

Opening Reception February 14, 2013 6-9pm Open to the public February 7-March 31

The Frederick Douglass–Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum Herbert Bearman Gallery

1417 Thames Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21231

Tuesday – Friday 10-4pm / Saturday – Sunday 12–4pm

Preach! New Works by Jeffrey Kent is a solo exhibition curated by Maryland Institute College of Art’s current Exhibition Development Seminar, and held at the Frederick Douglass–Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum. Baltimore-based artist Jeffrey Kent presents a new body of work that draws parallels between the Civil Rights Movement and the ongoing debate over marriage equality in the United States.

Proudly brought to you by MICA’s Exhibition Development Seminar program, made possible by Friends of EDS.

More info: http://www.preachjeffreykent.com

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For All the World to Hear: Stories from the Struggle for Civil Rights

Friday, February 15 at 10:30 am
Public · By Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture
Location: UMBC Recital Hall, 1st floor Fine Arts Bldg.

“FOR ALL THE WORLD TO HEAR: STORIES FROM THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS”

This special performance is part of a dynamic humanities project in which 10 senior citizens from the Baltimore area tell personal stories about their involvement with the struggle for civil rights.

This program is a companion piece to our gallery exhibition “For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” on view in the gallery at CADVC through March 13, 2013.

“For All the World to Hear” is organized by Center for Art, Design & Visual Culture and made possible by a grant from the Maryland Humanities Council, through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Maryland Humanities Council.

Follow on twitter! @cadvc_UMBC

Link to Video on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/58057094

http://www.umbc.edu/cadvc/foralltheworldtohear.php

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Book Release Party for Stephanie Barber’s new publication titled Night Moves

Friday, February 15 from 7-9 pm at Atomic Books

The book “Night Moves” is a collection of all the Youtube users’ comments which accompany the Bob Seger song “Night Moves.” It’s an epistolary poem from and to strangers, an exquisite corpse construction with all the wonder and ridicule that involves. It’s tedious and ugly, sublime and heroic. nostalgic nostalgic nostalgic. It’s simultaneously a sloppy, speedy anthropological survey, music review and piece of amateur erotic fiction.

A conceptual framing disguised as a book of poems. A book of tender electronic poems disguised as worthless dross. A moving, temporal marker. Night Moves is being published by Publishing Genius Press.

Kate Porter will move the night with her cello. Barber will do a short reading from the book.

here is a link to the book page at pgpress: http://publishinggenius.com/?p=1571 here is a link to adam and i talking about the book at pgpress: http://publishinggenius.com/?p=1631

 

**Atomic Books is 3620 Falls Rd. in Hampden, Baltimore

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Johnny then says to Stillson “It’s over. You’re finished.”

DEAD ZONE

February 16, 2013

Nudashank

DEAD ZONE

Translated by Alex Da Corte

February 16 – March 16

Artists: Alex Perweiler, Andrew Gbur, Borna Sammak, Jamie Felton, John Roebas, Kyle Thurman, Sean Fitzgerald

Opening Reception: February 16, 7 – 10pm

Dead Zone: A New Film About the Future by Alex Da Corte

STARRING (in order of appearance) Paint roller extension pole, package of dish sponges, enamel paint, gold chain, Coca-Cola can, electrical tape, pink giraffe patterned dust broom,clamp, wire, John Roebas’ AMONG THE MAXIMS,vertical blinds, Alex Perweiler’sChameleon (Juicy Fruit), miniature hand chair, Thigh Masters, metal gridwalls, display brackets, Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope cds, Kyle Thurman’s Untitled (501 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014), John Roebas’ UNTITLED (THE ONLY ONE I CAN’T), IKEA frames, digitally printed hamburger ottoman cover, Borna Sammak’s Borna Print Burton Jacket, gold foil, carpet, mattress foam, cheese head, shampoo, mirror, Jamie Felton’s Fog II,ratchet straps, Christmas ball, Andrew Gbur’s Untitled, Sean Fitzgerald’s 16 Colors, fringe, leggings, foam, rubber glove, cardboard tube, metal stand, zip tie

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Sweet ‘art Artist Reception and Area 405’s 10th Anniversary Shin-dig

Saturday, February 16 from 6-9 pm

Sweet ‘art is a celebration of the collaborative and connective qualities that have grown Area 405 into a vital part of Baltimore’s arts and cultural community.

Area 405 invited anyone who has shown here, volunteered, interned, hosted an event here, has studios here, seen something here or in some way have engaged with us in the last 10 years to participate in this collaborative exhibition.

The 60 artists who replied to our call were paired at random with one another, creating a sweet, new connection. The artists were tasked to contact one another and begin a conversation. The results of these 30 collaborations will involve all new works, a confluence of existing works, new individual works with a common theme, and select pairings that have all been chosen by the collaborators themselves.

It is our hope that each pair of artists enjoys the process and is able to make a sweet’ art connection that will continue well beyond the exhibition.

We are excited for this exhibition and look forward to seeing what each pairing brings!