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June 2009 Blog Posts (7)

considering the public space

I have been thinking about art in a public space, which led to my Boite du Bois project last year and the Creative Venues: Projection show this year.

There's a nice piece tying the same question that led me here: Isn't the experience of art getting too insular? Marlon Barrios interviews software engineer/dance creator Frieder Weiss on Dance-Tech.

Added by Peter Ferko on June 29, 2009 at 11:24am — No Comments

Projection show wraps

The three days we spent projecting on a wall in Inwood near the Dyckman Street 1 Train station were fantastic. Some pictures of the show are available (choose Photos and search on projection show) and there's a bit of video on the show page.

Added by Artists Unite on June 28, 2009 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Creative Venues: Projection Show June 25-27

Projection Show Puts Art Where You Live, Work and Play

Thurs.-Sat. June 25-27

Nagle Ave. at Thayer St. (one block below Dyckman)

1 Train to Dyckman Street (aka 200th St.)

Washington Heights/Inwood

Artists Unite's Creative Venues: Projection Show will bring contemporary art into Washington Heights/Inwood where it can be seen by subway passengers, commuters, and residents from the train, street, and apartment… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 25, 2009 at 5:00pm — 10 Comments

view from the Projection Show

Rosa and I headed up to our projection show roof today with rooftop films and scoped out tomorrow's vantage point. It was awfully pretty!

Added by Peter Ferko on June 24, 2009 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Creative Venues: Poster Project

Artists Unite is pleased to announce the completion* our long term project

to place works of art by Washington Heights/Inwood artists

in the A-Line Subway Elevators at 181st. and 190th.St. Stations.

Creative Venues:

Poster Project

Theodore Zirnite

The Uptown Local

Michael Louis Johnson

Down Below (Bennett at 190th)

Jose Luis Decena

Paisaje de Jamaica

Bogdan… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 18, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Call for Art!


Call for artwork:

Artists Unite Creative Venues: Projection Show

June 25-27

When is a wall not a barrier?

Artists are invited to submit video or still images of work in any medium. The work will be projected onto a prominent building wall in northern Manhattan (Washington Heights/Inwood).

Please submit work that considers the concept of wall -- barrier, community, container, environment, canvas, etc.… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 5, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

How much do you love art?

I can't wait to see Megumi Sasaki's documentary on Herb and Dorothy Vogel, who love art more than anybody I know. What other middle class couple lives on one spouse's salary in order to devote the other's to collecting work they love? The Vogels did that with Herb's mail carrier salary for 30 years, becoming friends with many of the creators of the works they own. (Now that they're retired, they do the… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 3, 2009 at 2:05pm — No Comments

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