Adam Void

November 8 * Another Group Show * 17 Frost * Brooklyn, NY

another group showIf you are in Brooklyn this weekend, go out to 17 Frost St. to see Another Group Show. But don't let the name fool you, this is not just another group show. Cassius Fouler's 99 Beers on the Wall will be on display along with works curated by Cassius Fouler and EKG Labs.

Art from Skewville, Darkclouds, Nohj Coley, Trap IF, Amanda Wong, Charlie Ahearn, Giles Thompson, Fresh Paint NYC, Gabriel Specter, Sweet Tooth, Aakash Nihalani, James Wrona, Stikman, Andrew Ohanesian, UFO 907, Droid 907, Judith Supine, EKG Labs, Luna Park, Adam Void, Don Pablo Pedro, Xavier Veal, Paul Insect, and Waylon Tait.

This Shit is Real. Be There.

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October 5 – January 11 * A Nous York, Waz Here * Maison Folie Wazemmes * Lille, FR

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Curated by Najib Ben Bella, and Fabien Mikostic Swyngedauw.

With art from: Futura 2000, Ernie Paniccioli, Aurel, Doctor Colors, 4Letters, Isham, Jiem, John Fekner, The Yeah Prod!, Louis Mendes, Object Vagabond, Adam Void, EKG Labs, Carnage NYC, Rat Milk, Etch-A-Sketch, Droid907 and more.

From October to January,the exhibition, A Nous York, will take place in two venues. Photographs, graffiti and abstract installations from New York artists will paint a portrait of hip-hop in the Big Apple.
Part. 1: Futura 2000 & Ernie Paniccioli
The new show at Folie Moulins is reminiscent of the galleries in the wide open spaces of Chelsea. Two legendary artists to inaugurate: Futura 2000 leader of abstract graffiti and Ernie Paniccioli iconic photographer of hip-hop culture.
Part. 2: "Waz Here"
Drawing inspiration from the creative energy of New York, actors from the local graffiti scene invest Folie Wazemmes. Tags, stickers, collage, stencil, photography, installations, zines ... make quilts in a unique stage design, reinterpreting universe street and New York workshops. More than just a reflection of the city, A Nous York offers a portrait of the urban culture and those who live it.
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October 4 – November 7 * Brighton Photo Biennial & Joburg Photo Umbrella * Brighton, UK & Johannesburg ZA

photobookUntitled-29Joburg-Photo-Umbrella-Logo-460x325For this year's Brighton Photo Biennial, Adam Void will be showing works at numerous venues. October 4 - November 7

Photobookshow will be exhibiting Adam Void's Visions of Ghosts along with 59 other artist-made photography books from around the world. @ The Jubilee Library, Brighton UK

The Photocopy Club will be exhibiting work from the Vagrant Space collective, including: Adam Void, Chelsea Ragan, Craig Mammano, Dylan Thadani, and John Fleissner.

The exhibit will feature toner-based photocopy prints of works completed by collectives on the subject of collectives. The works will displayed in public squares at the Circus Street Market in Brighton UK, and at the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newton, Johannesburg ZA.

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September 26 – 28 * New York Art Book Fair * MOMA PS1 * Queens, NY

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If you are in the New York City area next weekend, please go check out the new Adam Void & Wolftits 907 minizine at the EKGLabs / CarnageNYC / SubCulture table during this year's New York Art Book Fair.

Big thanks to EKG for hooking up the table for the zine.

You can get a copy of the minizine free with any purchase from the table, including fine zines such as: Signal #1 by ekg, Sick of Society by Droid 907, or Banksy in New York by Ray Mock. See you at the fair.

Printed Matter, Inc. presents

THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
September 26–28, 2014
Preview: Thursday, September 25, 6-9pm
MoMA PS1

Printed Matter presents the ninth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 26 to 28, 2014, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 25.

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Second Collaborative Video from Ryan Seslow & Adam Void

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September 12 -14 * The Polaroid Show * Doomed Gallery * London, UK

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If you are in London this weekend, go check out The Polaroid Show over at Doomed Gallery in Dalston.

Prints of Polaroids from Adam Void will be featured along side of work from 9 other artists from around the globe, including: ANDREW MILLAR, BEN PALMER, CRAIG MAMMANO, IAN DELEON, INGRID NORDAHL, KATARZYNA RONIEK, MATHEUS CHIARATTI, MICHAEL MCCRAW, and YANN FAUCHER.

Part of the London Analogue Festival, Doomed Gallery celebrates the world of the Polaroid.

We received over 250 polaroid images from 100 photographers from our callout to photographers that wanted to take part in this festival. As well as showing the works via video we have selected 10 of our favourite submissions to exhibit in print.
2 photographers who have heavily used Polaroid within their art will also be exhibiting:

Kevin Mason is a fashion and documentary photographer, whose Polaroid work sprung to life through graffiti culture and then moved on to the beauty of fashion photography and the documentation of life and love.

Joel Chernin is a London based artist whose Polaroid work crosses over into art and design, using instant photography to design album covers, computer games and viral films. He will be talking about his Polaroid camera collection and instant photography work.

Opening: Friday 12th 6pm -9pm / Saturday 4pm-8pm
Talks: Friday 12th 7.30pm - 8.30pm

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September 6 – November 9 * It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information * Franklin Street Works * Stamford, CT

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If you are in the NYC area visit Stamford Connecticut's Franklin Street Works, and the new show, It Narratives.  The show focuses on Mail Artists and Viral Artists, and the importance of the relationship between physical and digital communication. 50 copies of the new Adam Void minizine, "Mail Art" will be available at the show.

Franklin Street Works presents It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information, an exhibition featuring artists’ projects that engage the postal system and its intersections with digital communications media. The artists in It Narratives find forms for everyday experiences of distance and time by reflecting on the way objects move through information networks. The exhibition is curated by New York-based guest curators Brian Droitcour and Zanna Gilbert and will be on view from September 6 – November 9, 2014..

With areas of expertise in mail art (Gilbert) and Internet art (Droitcour), the curators take into consideration how Internet technology and digital forms of commerce have changed the way artists use the postal system to make work. Mail art emerged in the late 1960s as a collective, networked medium. It allowed artists to circulate and exchange works and ideas in a sphere uncontrolled by curators, institutions, the art market, or state censorship. Today, mail is employed less frequently as an artistic medium, in keeping with an overall shift in how information is experienced and exchanged. News and greetings from friends and family have migrated from the postal system to the faster networks of email and social media, yet “snail mail” has not become obsolete. Sending objects over great distances is part of online commerce. Print-on-demand services that allow users to design their own T-shirts, books, or mugs with a few clicks of a mouse connect Internet browsing and data input to receiving objects by mail and handling them in everyday life.

It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information takes its title from a prose genre popular in the late 18th century, the “it-narrative.” These were accounts of objects circulating in the structures of emergent industrialized capitalist markets written in the first-person from the perspective of the objects. It Narratives the exhibition updates this concept for the 21st century by presenting artists’ projects that track the movement of objects online and by mail, taking measure of the physical and emotional experiences of time and distance inherent to these networks.

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August 7 – August 31 * The Ides of Summer * Mighty Tanaka * Brooklyn, NY

THE IDES OF SUMMER

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OPENING THURSDAY, AUGUST 7TH, 6PM - 9PM
(SHOW RUNS THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF AUGUST)

Now that our short hiatus of 2014 has come to an end, Mighty Tanaka is absolutely delighted to bring you a new group show for the month of August. Our newest exhibition, titled The Ides of Summer, highlights choice works of art from our inventory that spans the past seven years and exemplifies the range and breadth of artwork that we show. We have pieces by familiar faces and some new additions to the gallery, providing the visitor with an eclectic view of the underground art world in NYC. 

Opening on Thursday, August 7th, this event will coincide with the monthly DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk, where all galleries in the area will be open late from 6pm - 9pm. This is a great opportunity to come out and see our show as well as the other quality galleries in the neighborhood.

Featuring work by: Elizabeth Vallenilla, Chris RWK, Hannah Faith Yata, Rubin415, Chris Stain, Skewville, Adam Void, Zach Puchowitz, Elbow Toe, Alexandra Pacula, Adam Miller, EKG and more!

For more information about the show, pricing or to receive pre-sale or individual artists catalogs, please let us know at: contact@mightytanaka.com

Thursday, August 7th
6pm - 9pm

(Show runs until Aug 31)

111 Front Street, Suite 224
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 596-8781
contact@mightytanaka.com
www.mightytanaka.com

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Rock Bottom Visits: Prettyboy Resevoir * Limited Edition Art Book * Now Available

cache_500_96_3_0_80_639A5394_webcache_500_96_3_0_80_639A5415_web Check out the new publication from Indie Art-Book publisher, Rock Bottom, "Rock Bottom Visits: Prettyboy Resevoir."

The beginning of an ongoing series, this publication explores one specific location from a variety of perspectives. 20 artists contribute their experience of Baltimore’s favourite swimming hole.

Contributions from: Colin Alexander, Emily Burtner, Danielle Criqui, Andrew Eargle, Nicholas Gottlund, Eric Helgas, Rivkah Khanin, Ace Isaac Kieffer, Rei Lem, Rachel Ad Lowing, Miranda Pfeiffer, Andrea Rossi, Ginevra Shay, Flannery Silva, Joe Skilton, Kyle Tata, Dylan Thadani, Adam Void, Bettina Yung, & Suzanna Zak.

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June 6 – July 27 * Adam Void / Instant Photography: 2003 – 2014 * Castell Photography * Asheville, NC

Late to post about this, but the show has been extended. So come to the second opening Friday. July 4th. There will be special surprises at this opening, along with the 777 Polaroids from the last eleven years of Adam Void's life.

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Adam Void / Instant Photography: 2003-2014  *  Castell Photography Gallery

Castell Photography Gallery is pleased to present Adam Void / Instant Photography: 2003-2014, featuring a large grouping of more than 800 Polaroids taken over the last 11 years from North Carolinian artist Adam Void. The show will open on Friday, June 6th from 6-8pm, and will run through July 27th.
Adam Void earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from MICA's Mount Royal School of Art and a BA in Existential Philosophy from the College of Charleston. He was born and raised in the American South, and has lived for many years in overpopulated cities, and currently resides deep in the mountains of North Carolina.
Void has exhibited nationally with institutions such as The Brooklyn Academy of Music, Printed Matter, Chashama, and the Museum of the City of New York, as well as a myriad of unconventional spaces. His work has been featured in LA Weekly, Juxtapoz, Showpaper, and Maximum Rocknroll, in addition to websites such as Huffington Post, Vandalog, Daily Serving, and Gothamist. His work can be found in numerous private collections.
As an artist, Void is dedicated to the exploration of the details of countercultures particular to his personal experiences: DIY culture, graffiti, hard traveling, social activism, mysticism, and the concept of "the outsider." He began taking Polaroids in 2003 at the age of 22, documenting the underground arts and music scene. True to the nature of instant photography, these works are quick and instinctual, yet intimately personal. The tangibility of the Polaroid process fueled his obsession, and the photography can naturally to him.
The photos shown in this exhibition were selected from a large grouping of over 1,000 Polaroids taken from 2003-2014. These photographs serve as documents of the beginnings of the Carolina's graffiti scene, 2006-10 era Brooklyn Street Art/Weirdo Graffiti underground, Baltimore and Philly's warehouse squat culture of the early 2010's, and hundreds of pictures from America's back roads; taken while freight-hopping, hitchhiking, driving, and touring across the US. There are also the beautifully abstracted failures of outdated film, broken cameras, and water damage, as well as found photographs of unknown families, bored kids, and data-collecting worker drones. However, even without the backstory of contemporary rebellion culture, the viewer can appreciate the series' idyllic landscapes, abstracted defects, colorful street markings, and grossly non-romantic portraits. This ongoing project results in an intriguing exhibition of both varied yet strangely and magically unified grouping of over 800 works.
The opening reception for Adam Void / Instant Photography: 2003-2014 will be held on Friday, June 6th, from 6pm to 8pm. Guests will be treated to music from DJ Hillbilly Ocean and specialty cocktails. The show will remain on exhibit through July 27th.
For additional information please contact the gallery.
2c Wilson Alley Asheville, North Carolina, 28801
828.255.1188
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