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Spruill Gallery
© Spruill Gallery
on the flip side
Spruill Gallery
Featuring work by: Lucinda Bunnen, Jorge Colombo, Michael David Murphy, Shawn Rocco, Gil Weinberg

Exhibition: Thu, Sep 24, to Sat, Nov 7 2009

on the flip side examines the influence of cell phone technology on art. Technology has historically been a revolutionary catalyst in the growth and development of significant artistic movements. These advances impact the creative process, enabling artists to expand and explore their own artistic vocabulary. The cell phone is exactly this type of catalytic technology and its influence on society as a whole is widespread. on the flip side explores the impact of this burgeoning technology on art and presents a range of work that includes drawing, musical composition, photography and sculpture. We look forward to taking your call.

: Thu, Sep 24, 6pm - 9pm

: Thu, Oct 22, 6pm - 9pm

Lecture from Jorge Colombo and Artist's Reception

Artist lecture from Jorge Colombo at Emory at 1:30pm, followed by an artist's reception at Spruill at 6pm. More info here.

Spruill Gallery
4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 11am - 5pm
p: (770) 394-4019
web: http://www.spruillgallery.blogspot
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/314
ACP Listing #: 047

Renée Cox
© Renée Cox
ACP 11 Collaborations Presents Renée Cox
High Museum of Art - Hill Auditorium
Featuring work by: Renée Cox

: Thu, Oct 22, 7pm - 8:30pm

Renée Cox (b. 1960), a Jamaica-born, New York-based artist, is widely acclaimed for her photographic series that provoke, question, and challenge the multi-layered impact of sexism and racial prejudice. Cox, who was initially a fashion photographer, began garnering international attention in the mid-1990s when she began using her own body as the central figure in her work. Her large-format series often feature one of her alter-egos: Rajé, the larger than life superhero wearing a skintight costume with the colors of the Jamaican flag, or Mama, the nude central figure in the Yo Mama series. Through these bold protagonists she heightens the multiple dimensions of black womanhood. Additionally, she articulates her disdain for the ways that black people have traditionally been written out of art history and articulates her deep concern and sometimes outrage for societal injustices.

This program is organized by the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in partnership with Atlanta Celebrates Photography, the Spelman College Women’s Research and Resource Center, and the High Museum of Art. It coincides with an ongoing exhibition "Undercover" at the Spelman College Museum of Art that includes the work of Renée Cox (through Dec. 5, 2009).

This program is free, however seating is limited and must be reserved. Tickets are available through the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office at 404-733-5000 and online at high.org. Tickets to the Museum are sold separately.

An ACP Collaboration with Spelman College Museum of Art and the High Museum of Art.

High Museum of Art - Hill Auditorium
1280 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30309  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 733-4400
web: http://www.acpinfo.org/programs/collaborations.shtml
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/374
ACP Listing #: 017

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