Sunday, October 09, 2005

Flow: Navigating the Super Paradigm Opens at Collaborative Concepts

Flow: Navigating the Super Paradigm

curated by Karlos Cárcamo

October 15th - Nov 13th, 2005

Reception: Saturday, October 15th, 5 – 8pm

*Music by DJ Sleeper

Collaborative Concepts

@ Bulldog Studios

52 Fishkill Ave (Entrance to CC on Verplank Ave.)

Beacon, NY 12508


Gallery Hours: Thu – Sun, 12 – 5 or by Appt.

Directions: Train – Metro North Hudson River Line to Poughkeepsie, get off at Beacon Stop. 15 minute walk along Main Street to Fishkill Ave, one block north to Verplank Ave. Driving – Route 9D to Beacon, I-84 west to exit 12 (Beacon), I-84 east to exit 11 (Beacon).

Participating Artists Include: Allison Gildersleeve, Elia Gurna, James Sheehan, Charlotte Schulz, Karen Ostrom, Hiroshi Kimura, Eva Lee, Eleanor White, Matt Harle, Deborah Davidovits, Mary Temple, Tricia McLaughlin, Gregory Slick, Mathieu Borysevicz, Susan Magnus, James Walsh, Kazumi Tanaka, Carlos Ancalmo, Quintin Rivera-Toro, Jen Bradford, Christopher Albert, Stephanie Diamond.

Flow: Navigating the Super Paradigm is a multi media exhibition consisting of work by 22 contemporary artists using a broad spectrum of work including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography and video. Referencing the term “Super Paradigm” to describe the growing New York art world by Village Voice art critic Jerry Saltz. The exhibition will explore the vast “flow” of ideas and diverse methods contemporary artists use to navigate through this “Super Paradigm”. In the process creating work that is at times self-reflective, and personal while remaining aware o f the issues affecting the world, the nature of their artistic practice, and contemporary art today.

This exhibition is the first in Collaborative Concepts new gallery space located at Bulldog Studios in Beacon, New York. The artists in the exhibition hail from Puerto Rico, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Connecticut, Beacon, and other areas of the Hudson Valley.

"Flow: Navigating the Super Paradigm” will be on view at Collaborative Concepts from Oct 15thh through November 13th, 2005.

Poughkeepsie Journal Article

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