Monday, October 19, 2009

“Hungry Ghosts” Haunt Park Slope this Halloween!

WHO: Mixed-media Artist Andrea Burgay at Urban Alchemist Design Collective

WHAT: “Hungry Ghosts,” solo exhibition and salon discussion. A Buddhist term describing one of the 6 realms of existence, "Hungry Ghosts" represent greed and feed off human emotions. As a result of their karma, they are afflicted with an insatiable hunger for a particular substance or object.

WHEN: Saturday, October 24, 2009

7:00pm Cocktails

8:00pm Salon discussion led by artist Andrea Burgay Exhibition on view through November 19, 2009

WHERE: Urban Alchemist Design Collective

343 5th Street (Off 5th Avenue)

Brooklyn, NY 11215

WHY: The “G-Train Salon” continues an exciting season of intimate discussions with emerging artists from the Park Slope oasis, Urban Alchemist Design Collective. This month, artist Andrea Burgay ushers in the Halloween season with a ghoulish display of cobwebs, skeletons, mutated limbs and recreated childhood mementos. Join us for a discussion and Q & A with the artist as she walks through this poignant landscape haunted by memories, nostalgia and “Hungry Ghosts.”

The “G-Train Salon” at Urban Alchemist Design Collective is the latest installment by independent curator and contemporary salonière, Krista N. Saunders and co-curator Jill Benson in collaboration with the staff of Urban Alchemist. Promotional materials designed by Andres Medina. Wine provided by Picada y Vino wine shop.

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