The Way Things Work Closing Day at ATHICA

ATHICA: The Athens Institute for Contemporary Art presents The Way Things Work Closing Day: A Panel & A Picnic.

4:00 – 5:15 p.m.:
Artist & Curators Panel with visiting artists:
-Dan Grayber from San Francisco
-Will Pergl from Wisconsin
-Andy Moon Wilson from Atlanta
-Panel moderators:
Curator Didi Dunphy and Assistant Curator Megan Kluttz

Come hear exhibit artists discuss their works with each other, the curators and YOU!:

Sculptor Dan Grayber–who is traveling all the way in from San Francisco– will talk about the motivation and meaning behind his Cavity Mechanism series, small-scale machined marvels under tension, astonishingly enclosed in assorted glassware.

Andy Moon Wilson will discuss his whimsical Blue Building series of drawings.

Will Pergl–visiting from Milwaukee, WI–will discuss his large-scale installation, Trivialities of Deportment VI, which meanders throughout half of the gallery, from floor to ceiling, charmingly employing the language of construction in vivid colors.

The discussion will be followed by Audience Q&A.

5:30 p.m.

Picnic with the participants with victuals provided by White Tiger & Trump’s Catering.

This event is affiliated with The Way Things Work, curated by Didi Dunphy with Assistant Curator Megan Kluttz. A colorful and spectacular exhibit it features large-scale installation, indoor and outdoor sculpture, drawings, videos and sound art by 11 national and international artists who respond to systems, utilizing a wide range of contemporary art-making methodologies in order to investigate an equally wide range of subject matter. Yet whether they explore entomology or lottery ticket predictions, Morse code or Macbeth, building construction or table tennis, architecture or the (dis)logic of democracy, they all share a common approach to generating meaning that is deeply rooted in the history of contemporary art.

Free! ($3 to $6 suggested donation, but no one turned away for lack of funds)

ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Inc.
160 Tracy Street, Unit 4
Athens, GA 30601 USA
706.208.1613
info@athica.org

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