Edge Zones presents Zones Art Fair 12/2/14-12/7/14

Edge Zones presents Zones Art Fair
zonesDecember 2 – 7, 2014 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Reception December 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Little Haiti Arts District
8325 NE 2 Ave
Miami FL, 33138

December 2 – 7, 2014 marks the opening of Zones Art Fair. We present a selection of events and shows that challenge traditional structures in performance and contemporary art: The “Planet Hollywood” of Newer Genres, Jan and Dave’s Improvisational Noise, and Performia Performance Art Festival. Please check our events calendar for full schedule.

Certain contemporary art practices—installation, performance, relational aesthetics, social sculpture et al.—are notoriously hard to document or commodify. The “Planet Hollywood” of Newer Genres questions how these practices fit in to our dominant culture of object display. Here, objects that exist as a facilitator of an action or document of a non-object based art happening are displayed in an evolving installation that attempts to graft a provisional emanation to an indexical remnant. The fair opens to the public December 2 with a reception December 5. There will be spontaneous and scheduled (see website) performances throughout the week. Artists include Julia Sinelnikova, Jen Clay, Jamie Thomas Marsh, James Mayhew, Sophia Park, Kalan Sherrard, Leyla Mozayen, Bruno Giuliani, Varvara Voetskova, Dino Real, Kathryn Marks, Jon Konkol, Maria paz Valenzuela, Kevin Blackstone, Antoinette Suiter, House of Gunt, SSTR, Local Honey, DAZZLESTORM!, Michael Anthony Farley, Ellen Degenerate, Poncili Creacion, and Ellen Turrietta, and Vincent Tiley. The “Planet Hollywood” of Newer Genres is curated by Liz Ferrer and Michael Anthony Farley two artists whose practice combine performance, image/object making, events and curation.

Jan and Dave’s Improvisational Noise, organized by Jan Weingarten and Dave Kudzma. Bring your own noise making instrument or creation. The public is invited to watch or join in the making of Noise Music. Be a part of the improvisational situation that could be as minimal as one note, or a chaotic cacophony, direction unknown, and experimental. Join us December 2-4 from 6-9 PM.

Performia Performance Art Festival, founded and curated by Charo Oquet, will run December 2-7, with a mission to present performance to the pragmatic art fair format. Participants include Rat Bastard, Kat Toledo, Karina Pais, Asymmetrical Apples, The Brants, Moises Aragon, Jan & Dave, House Pencil Green, David Brieske. Also as part of the festival there will be a book launch and reading from Dominican author and curator Alanna Lockward, Un Haiti Dominicano.

Sunday November 30, 12PM-3 PM
Goth Brunch
A goth centric potluck

Tuesday December 2, 6 PM-9 PM
Noise Improv w Jan & Dave
An open experimental noise jam public participation encouraged

1130 PM -130 AM
HVUS of Wearship
An evening of radical queer performance
1130 Dino Real
1200 HVUS OF GUNT
1230 SSTR/House of Honey
100 DAZZLESTORM!

Wednesday December 3, 6PM-9 PM
Noise Improv w Jan & Dave
An open experimental noise jam public participation encouraged

Thursday December 4, 2 PM-5 PM
The “Planet Hollywood” of Newer Genres
Durational Performances
Vincent Tiley
Antoinette Suiter
Ellen Turrietta
Varvara Voetskova
Bruno Giuliani
James Mayhew

6 PM-9 PM
Noise Improv w Jan & Dave
An open experimental noise jam public participation encouraged

Friday December 5, 12PM-130 PM
Un Haiti Dominicano
Author Alanna Lockward’s book launch and reading, Un Haiti Dominicano.
Little Haiti Art Walk Reception
Collective gallery openings
7 PM-10 PM Reception

10 PM-2 AM
The “Planet Hollywood” of Newer Genres
Performances
1000 Julia Sinelnikova
1030 Jen Clay
1100 Jamie Thomas Marsh
1130 Jon Konkol
1200 Poncili Creacion
1230 Maria Paz Valenzuela
100 Kalan Sherrard

Saturday December 6, 12PM-2:00 PM
Why Produce?
An experiment in ownership and re/envisioning “intellectual property”
A conversation and video screening with members of the Institute of (Im)Possible Subjects collective.

6 PM-11 PM
Flux Functioning
Performia Performances
600 Karina Pais
630 Asymmetrical Apples
700 The Brants
800 Jan & Dave
830 House Pencil Green
900 Moises Aragon

Sunday December 7, 6 PM-10 PM
Noise Performances
Noise bands curated by Jan & Dave
Durational Porn Nails
600 Andrew Chadwick
700 FSIK HUVNX
800 Xela Zaid
900 Jan & Dave

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