As the 53rd Venice Biennale enters its last days and the world’s art community reflects, Anonymous Gallery, curator Spy Emerson and the artist Swoon provide a glimpse of what critic Jerry Saltz called “…The most moving moment I had at the Biennale…”
Pankabestia: Punk Beasts of the Swimming Cities of Serenissima, is a retrospective of artist Swoon’s “Swimming Cities of Serenissima”, the artist’s recent invasion of the Venice Biennale. Traveling from the Karst region of Slovenia to Venice, Italy, Swoon and more than 30 other artists braved the waters of the Adriatic Sea and navigated a fleet of three intricately hand crafted vessels. The exhibition, curated by Spy Emerson, opens on November 20, 2009 and will include large-scale wall drawings, original Swimming Cities boat installations, portions of the ships, found objects acquired from sea. The exhibition will also feature performers Moses and Spy, Tianna Kennedy and Adina Bier, beautiful photographic documentation from artist Tod Seelie, and original artwork from Swoon, Spy Emerson, Monica Canilao, plus many more.
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“One-one thousand, two-one thousand,” Scott Alger counts time as he shines a bright yellow light in the face of a frozen Juliet. He is in the middle of composing his first of twelve photographs in a set depicting the tale of the star-cross’d lovers and their journey through the predestined tragedy…
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