“Block Party” Art Exhibits In Highland Park Homes

blockpartyLooking for art that’s not in a stuffy gallery setting? We’ve got just the thing. Tonight check out Block Party, a one night tour of apartment exhibitions in Highland Park.

The tour consists of three exhibitions hosted by curators Kiki Johnson from Artist Curated Projects, Kate Hillseth from Young Art, and Daniel Ingroff and Paul Pescador. The apartments are in close proximity and guests can tour the three venues during the evening, like a block party. Hence the name.

More info behind the jump!

Block Party will be held Friday, May 29 2009 from 6-10 pm. Locations are:

922 Nolden
TAPHOMANCY Curated by Kiki Johnson from Artist Curated Projects
Works By: Aimee Brown, Quinn Gomez-Heitzeberg, Elisa Maria Lopez, and Christina Ondrus. Taphomancy is a divination method using graves or tombstones to discern patterns in events in order to predict the future.

722 Aldama Terrace
APARTMENT SHOW Curated by Kate Hillseth from Young Art
Young Art presents Apartment Show, a selection of works by artists Stephen Aldahl, Paul Forney, Miles Jopling, Jed Ochmanek, and Victor Torres. The exhibition is somewhat of a group show, ranging from larger paintings and works on paper to small sculptures.

206 N. Avenue 54
DUPLEX Curated by Daniel Ingroff and Paul Pescador
Duplex features the work of Alison O’Daniel, Julia Sherman and Summer Shiffman. Working in sculpture and photography, the work of these three artists occupies shared domestic space, and hints at notions of duality.

Also at 206 N. Ave 54
BEWITCH
A video screening curated by Graham Kolbeins, featuring works by: Ben Aqua, Tommy Blackburn, New Jedi Order and Mike Kitchell

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