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Assembly: Non-Fine Arts

August 6, 2013, 12 – 1 pm
Contemporary Art Gallery
  • 08_06 A Buzzell - synthesizer

Photography by Joseph Buzzell

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

8/6: Joseph Buzzell
A feature of selections from Joseph Buzzell’s newest album, “anhedonia”. Approximately 40 minutes of music followed by a question and answer session. — Joseph Buzzell

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.

Joseph Buzzell is a native Providence artist whose primary focus is electronic music. His original compositions use simple and repetitive melodic transitions as a means of exploring timbre and mood.

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