February First Friday Radar + Links!
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February First Friday Radar + Links!

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February First Friday Radar + Links!
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There is quite a lot going on this weekend, but here is what made the top of our list!

 

Thursday

Wanting to Know but Not Wanting to Ask

5-7pm

Project Space Gallery

23 E 12th St.

Kansas City MO 64106

Artists Elizabeth Allen-Cannon and Shelby Keierleber are exploring our our stuff helps to solidify the identity we present to others. Showing the objects one displays or the experience  related to it, show us how these things distinguish us from others.

 

Bohemian Magazine Release Party: Volume 2 Issue 2

Friday 5-7pm

Paragraph Gallery

23 E 12th St

Kansas City, MO 64106

Bohemian Magazine is releasing their Spectrum Issue dealing with gender, sexuality, and the formation of identity. This issue is meant to be a tool against rigid categories and labels that often deter productive discussion of serious issues. More than 35 contributors are featured in this large scale print issue that will be available for purchase at the release.

 

Friday

Transient Sequences : A group exhibition on the sublime

Friday 6-9

Vulpes Bastille

1737 Locust St.

Kansas City, MO 64108

An exhibition of work dealing with the sublime featuring work by artists Miranda Kaye Clark, Fredy Gabuardy, Jonathan Khan, and Thomas Luna

 

ENTERFACE

Friday 7-11 pm

Subterranean Gallery

4124 Warwick Blvd.

Kansas City MO 64111

Justin Beachler is regurgitating the Internet with ENTERFACE. Multiple web-inspired domestic installations will be displayed both in the gallery and online via Second Life.

 

Making Histories

Friday 6-8pm

H&R Block Artspace

16 E 43rd St.

Kansas City, MO 64111

Exploring the impulse to reexamine the past and revisit history in contemporary art.  The works in the exhibition interrelate based on global events from the 20th century that have been a part of our collective memory. Artists include Lene Berg (Norway), Chen Shaoxiong (China), Jeremy Deller (Britain), Mary Reid Kelley with Patrick Kelley (US), Anri Sala (Albania), Anna Von Mertens (US), and Hank Willis Thomas (US)

 

LINKS

Blair Schulman recently wrote about Travis Pratt’s Joplin Paintings for Huffington Post

The Joplin Paintings Manifests Abstractions and Realities

 

More writing on a local exhibition at Haw Contempoarary Featuring Michael Kreuger by Jori Sackin on Ten Millimeters

The play’s the thing…

 

Want to know what else is going on? Tracy Abeln from the Pitch has info on shows happening outside of what is on our radar this week!

February First Friday from The Pitch

 

Cant make it to the release of the new Bohemian Issue, read excerpts online!

Bohemian Magazine VOL. 2

 

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