visual artist/curator

Interchange .CFEVA. Philadelphia 2012.

 

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists joins with Culture Ireland, the PhotoIreland Festival, and Broadstone Studios in an exchange of international exhibitions.

Interchange: Contemporary Photography & Video from Ireland

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists – Philadelphia, USA

April 27 – May 18, 2012

 

Adapt:  Contemporary Photography & Video by CFEVA Fellows from the US

Broadstone Studios – Dublin, Ireland

July 19 – August 4, 2012

Interchange:  Contemporary Photography & Video from Ireland


Michelle Browne

Padraig Cunningham & Linda Shevlin

Angela Duignan

Michael Fortune

Niamh O’Connor

Mandy O Neill

David J. Pierce

Curated by Angela Duignan


Reception:  Friday, April 27th, 5 – 7 pm

LOCATION:

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA)

237 S. 18th Street, The Barclay, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA  19103

http://www.cfeva.org

Hours: Monday – Friday, 11am – 5pm

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), in cooperation with the Culture Ireland, The PhotoIreland Festival, and Broadstone Studios, is pleased to present an international exchange of exhibitions – Interchange: Contemporary Photography & Video from Ireland, and Adapt:  Contemporary Photography & Video by CFEVA Fellows from the US.  This exchange was created to enhance the artistic dialogue between Philadelphia and Dublin and to promote collaboration between local and international artists.

The exchange exhibition in Philadelphia, Interchange: Contemporary Photography and Video from Ireland, was curated by Angela Duignan and features works by Michelle Browne, Padraig Cunningham & Linda Shevlin, Angela Duignan, Michael Fortune, Niamh O’Connor, Mandy O Neill, and David J. Pierce.  The show will be on view from April 27th thought May 18th at CFEVA’s Gallery located at 237 S. 18th Street, 3rd floor, Philadelphia.  The Artist Talks and Reception will take place on Friday, April 27th, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.  The Irish curator Angela Duignan and Irish artist Mandy O Neill will be at the opening reception and will give talks on their work and the exhibition.

Interchange in an exhibition of contemporary artists from Ireland, which explores the narrative mode through the mediums of video, audio, and photography.  The works exhibited encapsulate and reflect aspects of identity, heritage, story telling, ritual, and social change.  They present a view of a contemporary Ireland – its culture and heritage – while drawing parallels to a wider global context. 

As part of the exhibition exchange, Career Development Program Fellows from the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) in Philadelphia will exhibit their work in Dublin, Ireland as a featured exhibition of the PhotoIreland 2012 Festival. Adapt:  Contemporary Photography & Video by CFEVA Fellows from the US will be curated by Amy Stevens and will feature works by Noah Addis, Joelle Jensen, Allison Kaufman, Michael Mergen, Tim Portlock, Jeffrey Stockbridge, and Kimberly Witham. The exhibition will be on view from July 17th through August 4th at Broadstone Studios in Dublin.  The opening reception will take place on Thursday, July 19th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.  Adapt is an exhibition by contemporary American artists from the Center for Emerging Visual Artists addressing cultural migrations, diasporas, and identity.  For more information about this exhibition see http://www.adaptshow.com

Interchange www.interchangeshow.com has been kindly supported by Culture Ireland.

 

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