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Friday, July 6, 7pm
Free Wine and Conversation
Starting this past fall with the opening of our Migration year, Proteus Gowanus launched an onsite Artist-In-Residence program. We invited three individuals (two artists, one anthropologist) to produce work corresponding to our three Migration exhibitions. As the summary event of our yearlong Migration exploration, we invite you to join us for the opening reception of the Migration Residents Exhibition.
Lado Pochkhua opened the Migration year with a project using documentary photographs he took with an old camera and expired film he bought for pennies in a [continue reading...]
Thursday, June 28, 8pm
We are excited to host the launch of Repository: A Typological Guide to America’s Ephemeral Nuclear Infrastructure by Smudge Studio, which will present the cards and tell the terrifying tales of the real-life nuclear waste shell game. All of our nation’s high-level nuclear waste has nowhere to go. And yet, it’s always migrating somewhere, either under its own power or in a vibrant assemblage with other things such as water, air, soil, bacteria or human commerce. Repository graphically depicts this material reality through a deck of 42 cards designed to help you spot and identify today’s temporary solutions for the storage of radioactive waste, as you pass by them on the highway, or as they pass by you. [continue reading...]
Friday, June 15, 7pm
A few intrepid artists from the Future Migration exhibition have traveled to the future and brought back with them materials to help us envision what is to come. Their score of future booty includes digital archives of a synthetic-human soap opera, images of objects and environments, as well as a ghostly atomic priest. One of our dedicated artists even went so far [continue reading...]
Saturday, June 16, 7pm
As part of our Future Migration exhibition, Proteus is pleased to present two Brooklyn artists, Sara Bouchard and James Leonard, performing narrative works in music, reading and film that move us from the present to the future and back.
Sara Bouchard’s song cycle The News: Monday-Friday is a futuristic folk tale of migration which she performs on acoustic guitar, mandolin and autoharp. Collaging words and phrases from five consecutive days of news, Sara has created a historical account of [continue reading...]