Assembly: Non-Fine Arts
12 – 1 pm, Contemporary Art Gallery
Part of Locally Made’s One Room.
In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.
Jacob Berendes curates Non-Fine Arts from 8/6-8/11.
Non-Fine Arts presents a collection of artists who do not prioritize display in museum or gallery settings, but prefer to make art directly in and for their communities. while their mechanisms and formats may be non-standard in formal arts institutions, these artists utilize extremely standard methods of information interaction- email, newspapers, comic books, dance parties, pop songs, horror movies, noise. In most cases these decisions are both ideological and practical. — Jacob Berendes
8/10: Katrina Silander Clark
A short video/animation projection (time yet to be determined) with accompanying self-created audio, themed around a sense of place in Providence, involving historic buildings, homes of friends, development, loss, and the future. — Katrina Clark
Free with museum admission.
Jacob Berendes is a writer and interdisciplinary artist. He is the publisher and main writer of Mothers News, a free monthly newspaper based in Providence RI, now in its 4th year of publishing. Jacob’s work has shown at Space 1026 (Philadelphia PA), Gallery 51 (North Adams MA), Clark University (Worcester MA), Stairwell Gallery (Providence RI), Dirt Palace (Providence RI), HaNNa Tokyo (Tokyo Japan), and White Vinyl Space (Miami FL). He had a solo exhibition at Space 1026 (Philadelphia PA) in 2012.
I am a primarily a comic artist and printmaker based in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. I aim to spread weird possible worlds and abolish preciousness. As a queer person with radical politics and confusing desires, I often find myself drawing what I do not yet know to exist but would like to be within. I think that documentation, however frantic and complex/simple is important and that the creating of realities is crucial. — Katrina Clark