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Knew Normal & Off the Charts

Saturday Sep 12, 2015

516 ARTS
516 Central Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 242-1445
Website: Click to Visit

Concurrent exhibitions focused on navigating changing environments. Part of the HABITAT: Exploring Climate Change Through the Arts Series.

Knew Normal, curated by Nancy Zastudil, features paintings, drawings and photography and small props that bear witness to the effects of climate change on our environments, bodies and psyches.  Artists include: Gala Bent, Nick Brown, Mel Chin, Adriane Colburn, Naomi Kizhner, Lee Lee, Wendy Mason, Nina Montenegro, Ryan Pierce, Dario Robleto, Miriam Simun and Cedra Wood.  Off the Charts, curated by Rhiannon Mercer and Claude Smith, explores the visual language that artists use to document, process, map and manipulate a better understanding of the ever-evolving world we inhabit.  Artists include: Sandow Birk & Elyse Pignolet, Anne Gilman, Jerry Gretzinger, Mary Iverson, Bethany Johnson, Jane Lackey, Mitchell Marti, Nathalie Miebach, James Sterling Pitt, Ross Racine, Matthew Rangell and Alexander Webb.

Opening reception: Saturday, August 29, 6-8pm

516 ARTS is open Tues-Sat 12-5PM

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Knew Normal/Off the Charts


Aug. 29 through Oct. 31, Nov. 21 through Jan. 9, 2016

516 Arts (516 Central SW)

Free for all ages

As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words” so what better way to join in the dialogue than to hop over to 516 Arts (516 Central SW) to view gallery exhibits that are tackling environmental controversy head-on. “Knew Normal” is a collection from multiple artists that explores the way climate change affects both our exterior surroundings and interior environments—our bodies and psyches. Also showing is “Off the Charts,” a local, national and international collection that examines the visual language artists use to portray our evolving world. Both shows end on Oct. 31 to make way for “Bewilderness” and “Rise.” The former explores the extremes of pristine wilderness and human control/exploitation while the latter looks back at navigational profiling for answers on how we will navigate the changes occurring in our world on a physical level.

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    Claude Smith

    Phone: 5052421445
    Website: Click to Visit





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