DATA DADA Beta Spaces
Saturday 7-10 pm
Sunday 11 am - 7 pm
Data is an attribute of digital identity. Dada expresses the incongruity of the conventional with the anti-conventional. Digital technology allows the user, the viewer and the resource to make claims about the other, as well as itself and themselves.
Daniel Aycock is an artist, curator, editor, living and working in Brooklyn, his work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. -
"In this recent series of work I am considering social movement as an actual physical mechanism."
Katie Hickman born in Youngstown, Ohio is a multimedia artist studying Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts and currently living in Bushwick. -
"We are all objects of desire. Questioning identity through characterization, I present myself always as myself- and as others, while constantly aware of an audience. The videos actualize an awkward sophistication, and the in-between of what is and what could be."
Rebecca Major, born in Budapest Hungary, emigrated to the U.S. at the age of 6, graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA in painting and is now a video and installation artist. -
"My work develops atmospheres and glimpses into past eras-- specifically in the retelling of women�s histories. I am interested in forming characters, figures & roles through costumes, pose and sets that are the result of deliberate processes, but which retain a playful quality; bringing to mind child's play and the experimentation of assuming characters-- issues of gender and histories can be examined."
Isis Nabut is a video editor as well as a video and animation artist living in New York City, who went to the University of Florida and Hilversum School of Art & Media in the Netherlands. Isis�s artwork speaks about the digital medium itself, specifically the nature of reality versus the planar limitation of the frame and psychological attachment one develops via �suspension of disbelief�. In conjunction with this theme her works are often inspired by cinema, �the gaze�, gender roles and current events.
Eto Otitigbe is a media artist who uses installation and moving image to tell traveling tales, trashy love stories, and captive dream sequences. He creates sensitive spaces equipped with various media that contribute to his narratives. -
"Loss Prevention - a performance installation: Many resources and great efforts are spent on the prevention of loss. The degree of effort is driven by the article of interest e.g.- time, loved ones, heirlooms, consumer goods. The loss prevention agency has been established to prevent the theft, inadvertent loss, or unnecessary expiry of personal articles."
Curator: HENRY G. SANCHEZ
Since 2006 Henry G. Sanchez has devoted his time and efforts to his art in Brooklyn, NY where he currently lives and works. He is a poly-media artist exhibiting primarily in the New York City metropolitan area. Sanchez takes a multi disciplinary approach to ideas that concentrate about interpretations of personal and political history.
For further information contact: Henry G. Sanchez - firstname.lastname@example.org For online informational websites: http://artsinbushwick.org/beta2010/ www.grace-exhibition-space.com/
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Grace, n. - simple elegance or refinement of movement
Grace Period - an extended period granted as a special favor
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.
September 13: Silver Spiders [International]
September 27: Curated by Sol Sax [NYC]
October 11: Chun Hua Catherine Dong [Canada]
October 25: Nicola Fornoni [Italy]
November 8: Viviana Druga [Berlin/Romania]
November 22: Non Grata Group [Estonia & beyond]
Grace Exhibition Space for International Performance Art Space IRS tax-exempt 501(c)3 status in 2015.
Grace Exhibition Space follows the We Have a Voice Collectives Code of Conduct to Promote Safe(r) Workplaces in the Performing Arts For more information and resources, visit: www.wehavevoice.org