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New Print Release- Crossing the River
May 24, 2010, 00:45
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Just off the silkscreen table is a new print –a detail from the skirt train of the Crossing the River sculpture recently shown at Thinkspace Gallery.

Each is printed on cloth and individually hand stained and painted with black and tan fabric dye.

Crossing the River
Edition of 4 APs
Black and tan ink on cloth
28″ x 37″
$400 Each (plus shipping)

Please e-mail iminentdisaster [at] gmail [dot] com to arrange payment via Paypal.



Swimming Cities India Fundraiser- March 5th, NYC
March 1, 2010, 20:06
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Swimming Cities Fundraiser Art Auction!

Friday, March 5th
56 Walker St, Tribeca
7pm-1am, $10 Door, Open Bar
DJs Small Change and Shadetek

Artists include: Swoon, Tom Beale, Imminent Disaster, Tod Seelie, Ben
Mortimer, Ben Wolf, Ero, Andrew Poneros, Tony Bones, Jeff Stark, Isaac
Aden, Ariel Campos, Greg Henderson, Doyle S Huge, Leslie Stern, Lopi
LaRoe, Katelan Foisey, Iris Lasson, Spy, Sarah Atler, Matt Curtis,
Petric Seeley, Zev David Deans, Elizabeth Bentley, Hannah Mishin,
Orien McNeill, Ksenija, Angie Kang, Ben Devoe, Czak Tucker, Heather
Jones, Noah Sparks, Porter Fox, Tim Treason, A’yen Tran, Dan Sabau,
Virginia Reath, Clair Huntington, Kara Blossom, Martina Mrongovious

We will be unveiling a 18′ x 8′ hand crafted stainless steel catamaran
powered by a motorcycle driven paddle wheel, and help us raise money
for the remaining four. To read more about Swimming Cities and the new
Ocean of Blood Project in India scroll to the bottom or check out:
weareswimmingcities.org

SWIMMING CITIES is a diverse group of artists, builders, and
performers who come together each year and embark on a challenging
large-scale project. Originally united through the international
artist Swoon, the group traces its roots to the DIY raft project on
the Mississippi River, the “Miss Rockaway Armada.” Taking a new
waterway each year our projects create a vivid community of artists
floating into towns to present an interactive environment which
encompasses art, sculpture, music and performance. The uncommon
talents of our members interact in an organic design process in a
unique form of living art. Our previous projects include THE SWIMMING
CITIES OF SWITCHBACK SEA on the Hudson River for Deitch Projects and
THE SWIMMING CITIES OF SERENISSIMA across the Adriatic Sea for the
Venice Biennale.

For Swimming Cities upcoming project, they will construct a fleet of
small sculptural river craft at the foothills of the Himalayas, in a
cultural exchange with local South Asian artists and artisans. The
hand-crafted boats will traverse the Ganges River from Kanpur to the
holy city of Varanasi stopping at towns and villages along the way to
meet locals and commission crafted embellishments for the boats in the
local styles. Upon arrival in Varanasi the boats will merge together
into a great floating island stage. In collaboration with local
artists and musicians they will produce a performance inspired by
their adventure and the immense cultural history of the Ganges.



Boat Kin: The Waterpod.
September 19, 2009, 12:17
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waterpod

 

The Waterpod is a sustainable art, activist and sculpture project docked in the waters surrounding the 5 NYC boroughs. It it home to four people, who are living off-the-grid, creating their own energy and food. It is open to the public for the next two weeks….

 

 WATERPOD™’S FINAL TWO WEEKS
We will celebrate the closing of our amazing four-month journey with “Future of Mobility, Urbanity, and Water(pods)” at the World’s Fair Marina in Flushing, Queens from September 16 – 27th. This celebration will include events with the Queens Museum of Art,Conflux FestivalUnderwater New YorkSwimming Cities, Terreform, Wicked Delicate’s Truck Farm, Andrew Faust and the Center for Bioregional Living, hands-on workshops forThriving After the Flood by artist Christopher Robbins, and Natalie Jeremijenko‘sEnvironmental Response Systems.

We will conclude with an all day “I Remember Future” last days of Waterpod party in conjunction with The Queens Museum of Art, featuring Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis’s Truck Farm, Natalie Jeremijenko’s Environmental Response Systems, a sound installation curated by Lauren Rosati, “Ascend” a pirate television broadcast/ planetarium installation by artist James Case Leal, and Trent Wolbe from WFMU djing.

Friday, September 18
2 PM – 4:30 PM
 Conflux Festival onboard Waterpod™
5 PM Piledrivers

Saturday, September 19
3 PM Andrew Faust: The Center for Bioregional Living: Urban Permaculture with Andrew Faust; Regenerating Today’s Cityscapes
5 PM Elizabeth L. Bradley: Father Knickerbocker Meets the Future, a lecture about the World’s Fair

Sunday, September 20
1 PM Christopher Robbins & Matt Bua: Waterborn edibles in New York / Build a solar cooker
3 PM Underwater New York Readings 
6 PM – 10 PM Swimming Cities Fundraiser Party



Aktion/Auktion
September 17, 2009, 15:53
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Aktion Auktion” is an exhibition project with works donated from 130 danish artists. The art work will be sold at an auction as benefit for iraqi refugees currently treated by deportation. 
The purpose of the project is to give economic support to the the iraqi refugees and raise attention to their case and current situation. 
Despite massive public demand to grant the iraqi refugees humanitarian residence permits the danish government has chosen to start the deportations of the refugees arrested in Brorsons church in august. 
Last week 22 Iraqis were deported, five of whom were, instantly upon arriving in bagdad, arrested by the iraqi authorities, their current whereabouts are now unknown.
The rest of the deported are left with nearly no money, no connections and no knowledge of bagdad and a very uncertain future.
The deportations has forced the remaining iraqis to go underground, and they are now being searched for by the danish authorities.
They need support now more than ever.

“Aktion Auktion” is a declaration of solidarity with a group of people whom the danish government wishes to forcefully deport to a country that the same government has helped topple into war and chaos. 

“Aktion Auktion” is direct support to asylum seekers who should long since have been granted humanitarian residence permit.

The opening of the exhibition will take place on thursday the 10th of september. From 16-21. 

Høkerboderne 8, Den Hvide Kødby, Vesterbro, Copenhagen. 

The artwork will be available for purchase via
http://aktionauktion.dk/

the artist participating in the project are:
Jesper Aabille, Anette Abrahamsson, Martin Erik Andersen, Mette Høyen Andersen, Søren Andreasen, Armsrock, Kristina Ask, Zven Balslev, Ben Clement og Sebastian de la Cour, Linda Bjørnskov, Peter Boel, Kaspar Bonnén, Anders Bonnesen, Jacob Borges, Bosch & Fjord, Julie L. Boserup, Yvette Brackman, Peter Brandt, Vibe Bredahl, Nanna Debois Buhl, Henrik Busk, Peter Callesen, Ruth Campau, Troels Carlsen, Ursula Reuter Christiansen, Jan Danebod, das beckwerk, Cathrine Raben Davidsen, Nermin Durakovic, Jeanette Ehlers, Kasper Eistrup, Olafur Eliasson, Bjørn Pierri Enevoldsen, Joakim Eskildsen, Ida F. Ferdinand, Maria Finn, Mikkel Florh, Jes Fomsgaard, Pia Fonnesbech, Rosa Marie Frang, Mette Gitz-Johansen, Marianne Grønnow, Jens Haaning, Erik Hagens, Christina Hamre, Karen Land Hansen, Lone Høyer Hansen, Maj Hasager, Gudrun Hasle, Charlotte Haslund-Christensen, Jeppe Hein, Henriette Heise, Peter Holst Henckel, Hesselholdt & Mejlvang, Jeanette Hillig, Peter Holm, Steen A. Hovmand, Jakob Hunosøe, Husk Mit Navn, Ulla Hvejsel, Ingen Frygt, Henrik Plenge Jakobsen, Dorte Jelstrup, Astrid Kruse Jensen, Elle Klarskov Jørgensen, Elsebeth Jørgensen, Jens Robert Jørgensen, Marianne Lipschitz Jørgensen, Eske Kath, Leif Kath, Mie Olise Kjærgaard, Jakob Kolding, John Kørner, Eva la Cour, Jørgen Carlo Larsen, Lasse Lau, Learning Site, Anika Lori, Søren Lose, Birgitta Lund, Tomas Lagermand Lundme, Hans E. Madsen, Lone Haugaard Madsen, Peter Martensen, Søren Martinsen, Al Masson, Lars Mathisen, Isis Meander, Nick Mehlsen, Truls Melin, Nina Mouritzen, Katrine Naumann, Mogens Otto Nielsen, Tina Maria Nielsen, Ursula Nistrup, Jacob Noel, Julie Nord, Michael Norre, Fie Norsker, Bjørn Nørgaard, Lise Nørholm, Sine Parkins, Lars Bent Petersen, Ursula Munch Petersen, Pind, Anne Marie Ploug, Tanja Nellemann Poulsen, Carina Randløv, Lillibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, Nikolaj Recke, Finn Reinbothe, Jytte Rex, Kirstine Roepstorff, Pia Rönicke, Emil Salto, Troels Sandegård, Henrik Saxgren, Tanja Schlander, Christian Schmidt-Rasmussen, Andreas Schulenburg, Carl Johan Sennels, Jacob Aue Sobel, Trine Søndergaard & Nicolai Howalt, Nina Sten-Knudsen, Tove Storch, Morten Stræde, Superflex, Bendt Ulrich Sørensen, Svend-Allan Sørensen, Malene Nors Tardrup, Mikael Thejll, Kirstine Vaaben, Anna Fro Vodder, Theis Wendt, Mette Winckelmann, Torgny Wilcke, Ebbe Stub Wittrup, Anders Bojen & Kristoffer Ørum.

For more info go to:

http://aktionauktion.dk/
http://kirkeasyl.dk/




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