FREEDOM TO LIVE
Opening reception: January 9, 2013 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Address: 220 36th street, suite B-515, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Two blocks from the 36th street N,R, and D trains (second stop in Brooklyn)
“Freedom to Live” proposes a parallel journey by drawing from current cultural oracles of video games, genetic engineering, evolutionary anomalies, and sci-fi to present an array of monsters and hybrids. These depictions raise questions about the possibility of a contemporary hero as interpreted by the art world. “Freedom to Live” will combine the 8-bit pixilated terrain of early video games and mythologist Joseph Campbell’s illustration of the hero’s journey into a “game board” on the gallery walls. While Meuler and Karwacki aim to recontextualize this journey through collaborative works, the viewer is also encouraged to develop his or her own hero’s path.
We hope to see you there, adventure awaits you!
For all of you who are not in the NYC area or can’t make it out, stay tuned. We will be posting (via instagram, facebook [Rachel Meuler & Art Connects New York], and twitter) live feed from the event. All works for sale ranging from 25 to 1500 dollars.
p.s. During our live feed we will be releasing images of a limited edition of 25 collaborative pieces, each 4 x 5 inches at 50 dollars a piece. These select pieces will be available online as well as in the gallery so stake your claim and grab a piece of the adventure!
The Rubber Jerusalem Experiment presents The Last Laugh
Saturday, Oct. 13th 6pm – 11pm
35 Meadow st. 3rd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Come by and check out the incredible work of over 20 artists, including work from a number of our very own Be Nice Art Friends!
Let’s celebrate and laugh at the end of the world this Saturday!
THE LAST LAUGH
Morgan Jesse Lappin : The Rubber Jerusalem Experiment
On behalf of Be Nice Art Friends, I invite you all to this year’s Long Island City Open Studios (May 19 and 20 12:00-6:00pm). There will be a lot of great artwork and people to see as well as a variety and fun/interesting events.
Artists participating from Be Nice Art Friends include:
43-01 21st street Studio 338B
Joseph Karwacki (JOEY!) : www.josephkarwacki.com
Brandon Friend : www.brandonfriend.com
Jason Douglas Griffin : www.jasondouglasgriffin.com
43-01 21st street Studio 218
Rachel Meuler : www.rachelmeuler.com
40-09 21st street 6th floor
Visakh Menon : www.vmenon.com
We are all very excited for the weekend coming up and we hope to see you there! 🙂
For more information, including a map and list of other events click HERE