Thursday, January 20, 2011

Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven / Seven Dreams at Skylab

From the Bureau for Open Culture...

WHAT: Opening Reception for Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven

WHEN: January 27, 6-8 p.m.

WHO: Guy Ben-Ner, Joachim Brohm, Gerard Byrne, Malcolm Cochran,Peter Dayton, Ben Kinsley, Lara Kohl, Jeremy Kost, Mark Leckey, Mary Lum, Dennis McNulty, Timothy Nazzaro, Johannes Nyholm, Pipilotti Rist, Cassandra Troyan, Jeffrey Vallance, Alejandro Vidal

Curated by James Voorhies

WHERE: Canzani Center Gallery
Columbus College of Art & Design
60 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio

Taking its title from the 1984 album of the same name by the British pop band Love and Rockets, Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven explores the way life is charged with an underlying awareness of the passage of time marked by the physical, aural, and visual residues of our culture. These inquiries are situated within larger contexts of modernism, postmodernism and what has been called the condition of super-hybridity. The exhibition considers how we relate to the past, live in the present moment and think about the future.

January 27, 8 p.m. Immediately following the opening, artist Ben Kinsley and psychic Larry Copeland lead a participatory event of paranormal proportions to initiate Kinsley's ongoing exhibition work exploring the sonic means of transdimensional influence. All are welcome and encouraged to take part!

January 27, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Join us afterward for

Seven Dreams at Skylab (exhibition after party)
Anna Ranger, DJ Scott Neimet, DJ Self Help and DJ Seabat
Skylab Gallery
57 E. Gay St., 5th Floor, Columbus, Ohio

Dance your way through a fog of new wave, industrial, pop, screwed jams and a laser light show.
Some refreshments provided but BYOB encouraged


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