Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A Status Update . . . Made out of Clay!


Ever since its debut in a living room on Flatbush Avenue, the “G-Train Salon,” has introduced various audiences to emerging artists through conversation and inquiry.  Harnessing the intimacy and accessibility of the salons of yore, this interactive exhibition series continues to thrive by collaborating with a variety of offbeat partners/spaces throughout Brooklyn – and Queens as of this fall.  Next up?

WHO: Mixed-media magician, Fanny Allié. Manipulator of hair, clay, ink, vintage acoutrements, video and more! www.fannyallie.com

WHAT: "Somewhere Else" Solo Exhibition and Salon Discussion with the Artist.  A collection of text sculptures made from clay.  One sentence hanging in the storefront will be legible while a collection of other clay sentences will be displayed in piles.  Twice a week, the artist will rotate the sentences to pique the passerby's curiosity.

WHEN:    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
                 6-8pm
                 Discussion with the artist at 7pm

WHERE:  Urban Alchemist Design Collective
                  343 5th Street (right off 5th Avenue)
                  Park Slope, Brooklyn


UPCOMING SALONS:
         
Art Connects New York @ Ridgewood Older Adult Center (Queens)                                                           

www.artconnectsny.org
December 2010

Group Exhibition @ Old Stone House (Park Slope)                                                
www.theoldstonehouse.org
Winter 2011

WORDBookstore (Greenpoint)  
 www.wordbrooklyn.com
 Fall/Winter 2010-11

***For more information about us and regular updates, please visit www.gtrainsalon.blogspot.com***

ORGANIZATION & SUPPORT
G-Train Salon is the latest installment by independent curator and contemporary salonière, Krista N. Saunders, in collaboration with Co-Curator Jill Benson.  The G-Train Salon at Urban Alchemist Design Collective is also supported by wine sponsor Picada y Vino.  Promotional materials designed by Andres Medina.
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1 comment:

  1. Looks like a great show! Unfortunately I can't make it-- but have an awesome time.

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