The USFCAM may be closed, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t busy! We are currently preparing for the upcoming Stagecraft exhibition, which opens June 10th and will run through September 10, 2011.
In our photo above, you see Kate Gilmore creating a little destruction for her video installation piece called “Buster.” In the video, more than 200 ceramic vessels – which were created by USF Art students – are destroyed by Gilmore, releasing a flood of colored paint. Not to worry, no artists were harmed in the filming of this video. The ceramics, however, will no longer hold water.
“Buster” will be screened along with a collaboration of additional work from artists Brian Bress, Deville Cohen, and Mary Reid Kelley. Curator David Louis Norr carefully crafted the show for our enjoyment.
Here’s the official word on the show from the press release:
Stagecraft brings together a group of artists who share an impulse to re-imagine and re-script our relationships to everyday objects and characters. Working with a do-it-yourself directness across the fields of sculpture, theater, performance, cinematography and animation, the artists in Stagecraft delve into absurdity to make the familiar strange once again In the process, they present us with a skillful meditation on art-‐making itself.
Save the Date | August 26, 2011
6:00 – 7:00pm: Conversation with the Artists: Kate Gilmore with David Norr @FAH101
7:00 – 9:00pm: Stagecraft Exhibition Reception @USFCAM