9-11 PM MARNI KOTAK Presents "The Marni Show"
Marni Kotak is a Brooklyn-based performance artist who creates multimedia works in which she presents her everyday life as art.
We will be offering beer and wine,
for toasting and celebrating to Life
This weekend, we are welcoming two of NYC's finest artists over two nights!
Friday: Marni Kotak 9-11 pm
Saturday: Rob Andrews 9-11 pm
Ms. Kotak explores our everyday lives as art, and uses her own life to explore the Art of being a woman in today's contemporary art and our hectic world
Mr. Andrews will take on his last act in a dying world - chopping wood and hoping our last days are not coming
FRIDAY: Marni Kotak [NYC]
Marni Kotak is a Brooklyn-based performance artist who creates multimedia works in which she presents her everyday life as art. Referring to her daily activities, life experiences and personal milestones as Found Performances, she has publicly performed everything from giving birth, to attending her grandfather’s funeral, to being forced to wear a dunce cap on a third grade field trip, to losing her virginity in a glittery blue Plymouth Acclaim. She recently garnered worldwide attention for her Birth of Baby X exhibition in which she gave birth to her first son as a live performance at Microscope Gallery. Kotak’s work has been featured in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, the New York Times, the Village Voice, NY Arts, New York Press, Art New England, The Brooklyn Rail, Time Out Chicago and more. She has performed and/or exhibited both nationally and internationally. She received a BA from Bard College and an MFA from Brooklyn College. She is represented by Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn, New York: www.microscopegallery.com.
Saturday: Rob Andrews [NYC]
Rob Andrews lives and works in Brooklyn. He has shown work at the Museum of Modern Art, Exit Art, Grace Exhibition Space, and is represented by English Kills Art Gallery. He recently enacted mass group feet cleanings in Union Square as part of Art in Odd Places, and in Bitola, Macedonia as part of the Exchange Radical Moments Live Art Festival on 11.11.11. He is a 2010-11 Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art recipient.Rob Andrews:
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The Three Graces (Greek Mythology) - charm, grace, and beauty
Opened in 2006, Grace Exhibition Space is devoted exclusively to Performance Art. We offer an opportunity to experience visceral and challenging works by the current generation of international performance artists whether emerging, mid-career or established. Our events are presented on the floor, not on a stage, dissolving the boundary between artist and viewer. This is how performance art is meant to be experienced and our mission is the glorification of performance art.
Grace Exhibition Space presents over 30 curated live performance art exhibitions each year, showcasing new work by more than 400 performance artists from across the United States and the world since 2006.
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