Art Against Hierarchy to build new Atlanta Social Center
By Egan ShortFriday April 12, 2013 10:19 am EDT
ART AGAINST HIERARCHY
"Untitled" by Alexandra Hoffman
Art Against Hierarchy, a one-night-only group show, opens tonight at the Arts Exchange from 7-11 p.m. Organizers made a call for submissions in any medium on the theme of "community." The night of installation, interaction, and live music will raise funds for a new Altanta Social Center, which organizers hope to open this summer, likely in Edgewood. Admission is free, and works will be for sale by auction, with minimum bids ranging from $5 to $1,200. Organizers Devin Alford, Hira Mahmood, and John Raubach sat down with Creative Loafing to talk art and politics.
An exhibition of works by Atlanta photographer Jason Francisco opens today in Budapest. PH21 Gallery will feature These are the Names, 15 images from a collection of 100. The caption for each photograph begins, "These are the names of the people murdered here." A list follows - sometimes 20 or 30 names long - of victims lost to homicide on one block or a single street...
phenomena, an exhibition of works by Jenene Nagy, opens tonight at Get This! Gallery with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Nagy presents expansive works on paper, often in graphite, featuring bold geometry. The exhibition will run through June 8.
Tonight from 8 to 11 p.m., The Goat Farm Arts Center will host Artistic License. The event will merge installation and intimate performance, billed as "an evening of boundary blurring," in which "artists test new ideas in the context of a seamless sensory experience."
This is the inaugural weekend of Seismic Reflections, a new exhibition of work by Bethany Springer at Twin Kittens. Springer calls her works - in photography, video, and sculpture - "experiments monitoring awareness in a constantly accelerating world." Seismic Reflections opened yesterday and will run through May 24.