People's Biennial - Opening ReceptionPeople's Biennial - Opening Receptionhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/187701WCC Art Gallery2012-01-27T17:30:002012-01-27T20:30:00
January 27,2012 5:30PM–8:30PM
WCC Art Gallery
Opening reception for the People's Biennial Exhibition at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery
Curated by Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffman
January 27 – March 2, 2012
**Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 2012, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Artists Conversation: Thursday, February 9, 2012, 4:30 p.m., Cantor Fiztgerald Gallery
Screening of El Sol Sale Para Todos/The Sun Comes Out for Everyone, a film by Artist Laura Deutch: Thursday, February 9, 2012, 7:00 p.m., Sharpless Auditorium
Screening of Howard2go and conversation artist Howard Kleger and Brandon Joyce: Monday, February 13, 2012, 4:30 p.m., Stokes 102
People’s Conference hosted by Haverford College, ICI, and ICA: Friday, February 24. 4:30 p.m. – Gallery conversation with exhibition curators Jens Hoffman and Harrell Fletcher moderated by Renaud Proch, Deputy Director, ICI.
People’s Biennial presents 36 contemporary artists who work in and near cities not traditionally considered American “art capitals”: Portland, Oregon; Rapid City, South Dakota; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Haverford, Pennsylvania. Finding artworks through a series of local open calls, studio visits, and serendipitous encounters, curators Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffman present a diverse body of drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, films, schematics, collections, and other works, questioning existing curatorial practice and the established avenues and institutions of the art world.
People's Biennial is a traveling exhibition organized and circulated by ICI (Independent Curators International), New York. Guest curators for the exhibition are Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmann. The exhibition, tour, and catalogue are made possible, in part, by a grant from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation; the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; ICI Benefactors Agnes Gund, Gerrit and Sydie Lansing, Jo Carole Lauder, and Barbara and John Robinson; and the ICI Partners.
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