Monday, February 23, 2009

Alon Levin to speak at SUNY New Paltz, Weds, Feb 25 @7:30

Alon Levin Bezembinder, 2007

As mentioned here previously, Dutch artist Alon Levin will be giving an artist presentation on Wednesday, Feb 25 at 7:30pm in Lecture Center 102 on the campus of SUNY New Paltz.
Alon is in residence at SUNY New Paltz through May 1, 2009.
Here he will be provided with a studio, living space and materials generously supported by a grant from The Netherland Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, and SUNY New Paltz. During his residency, Levin will create an installation piece that will be featured inDouble Dutch, a major exhibition at HVCCA opening September 12, 2009.Double Dutchwill feature artists from The Netherlands who created installations along the Hudson River, at HVCCA, and in the City of PeekskillWhile in residence at SUNY New Paltz, Levin will give an artist presentation, be available to interact with students, and share his experiences with them as a Dutch artist. The exhibition and residency marks the quadricentennial of the settlement of the Dutch along the Hudson Valley, and seeks to explore Dutch aesthetics and its influence on the region.

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