“A Sense of Place” at Pace Academy

September 28th, 2012 Jason Parker Posted in Event, Group Show, Photography No Comments »

Pace Academy and longtime partner Atlanta Celebrates Photography will present “A Sense of Place,” Oct. 1 through Nov. 2 in the school’s Fine Arts Center.

The juried exhibition, now in its tenth year, features the work of photographers associated with the SlowExposures group, which celebrates the complexity, beauty and contradictions of the rural South.

Pace Academy
966 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

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Sound Performance at whitespec

September 26th, 2012 Jason Parker Posted in Event, Installation, Multimedia, Performance No Comments »

Saturday, September 29, is the last day of “Selections from The New England Primer.” A sound performance by Matt Gilbert, Ryan Peoples and friends in whitespec at whitespace gallery will take place at 4 p.m.

Selections from The New England Primer is an interactive sound installation by Matt Gilbert in collaboration with Ryan Peoples. It investigates American approaches to childhood education as evidenced in The New England Primer, America’s first school textbook.

The homemade sound controllers, some made from salvaged electronics, converts the content of the Primer — lessons based on rote memorization, strict discipline and Puritan values — into material for free self-directed play and investigation. Come enjoy Matt Gilbert, Ryan Peoples and friends’ performance and the last day of Selections from The New England Primer!

whitespace
814 Edgewood Ave
Atlanta, GA 30307

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