Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Spotlight on FATVillage

NW 1 Ave Between 5-6 Avenue

FATVillage is made up of several independent artist studios, alternative venues, and businesses, located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, and acts as the hub for local creative businesses and artists. Designers, urban planners, filmmakers, photographers, printers, social media gurus, performers, graffiti artists and web developers reside in and around The Village.

The redeveloped warehouse district hosts one of Art Fallout's densest areas of activity.

Connect with FATVillage

Facebook | @FATVillage1
Twitter | @FAT_Village
Instagram | @FAT_Village


at The Projects Contemporary Art Space, 523 NW 1 Ave

Possessed, an interactive exhibition Curated by Lisa Rockford: The curatorial theme for Possessed is inspired by the rampant trend of “selfies” at art exhibitions. In this group installation art exhibit, the viewer is invited to become part of the artwork. Artists created striking, colorful, provocative, 3-dimensional artworks that will entice viewers to “Strike a pose” next to their work. Each installation will have an “X” where the viewer is to stand, a photo with a “suggested pose,” and specific #Hashtags to use when posting online.

Drinks available for purchase.

Connect with The Projects Contemporary Art Space
Facebook | @fatvillageprojects

Connect with Curator, Lisa Rockford
Facebook | @rockfordprojects
Instagram | @nunsopink
#rockfordprojects #selfiepossessed

 at Studio 535 Fine Arts Collective, 535 NW 1st Ave

Open Studios: Studio 535 will participate this year by hosting open studios, which will feature interactive art activities.

Cheryl Brown Ceramic Studio: From 5-10pm, visitors activities will include jewelry-making with one-of-a-kind ceramic beads hand-crafted by ceramic artist, Cheryl Brown, and creating seasonal ornaments from clay.

Connect with Studio 535 Fine Arts Collective
Facebook | @studio535FAC
#studio535 #studio535FAC #fatvillage #cherylbrownceramics #clayplay

at Dona Haynes Studio, 109 NW 1st Ave, Suite C

Open Studio: Dona Haynes Studio will be open to the public during this year's Art Fallout.

Connect with Donna Hayes Studio
Facebook | @DonnaHaynesStudio

at General Provision, 525 NW 1 Ave

Nuclear Insight: an exhibitions exploring interactive art with Mixed Media Installations curated by Kelcie McQuaid, Interactive Photobooth + Display by Ricardo Sevilla, Interactive ipad Animations by Christopher Ian Macfarlane, Collaborative Clay Demo by Alice Acedia + Gaby Pelatti, Live Illustration Demo + Display by Paul Caprio, Live Painting + Display by Sara Lurie, Video Installation by Miguel Bravo, Experimental Noise Performance By HumanFluidRot, Spooky Craft Dance Music by Symbols

Cocktails for Humanity to benefit Emerge Broward.

Connect with General Provision
Facebook | @generalprovision
Instagram | @gen_provision
Twitter | @genprovision
#GeneralProvision @gen_provision



at World and Eye Arts Center, 109 NW 5th St


THINGS THAT GO BUMP…   This exhibits is about fear. Fear has existed as part of our nature from first humans on into todays world. Fear can protect us from danger, be a  reaction to injustice, or a force that pits nations against each other. Fear spans global issues like climate change or can be the personal irrational fears we hold in dreams and dark corners. World and Eye celebrates artists that expose these fearful places as exploration, confrontation or hope.   Guests will also get to play with their own interactive mural of fears.


Connect with World and Eye Arts Center
Facebook | @WorldandEye

at Mishu Art, 504 NW 1st Avenue

Avant Garde Art: mixed media avant garde artworks, open 6-9pm. FOod and drinks provided.

Connect with Mishu Art
Facebook | @mishupopart
#mishuart

at Bedlam Lorenz Assembly, 519 NW 1st Ave

Thanks in Advance: Thanks In Advance is an interactive fundraiser exhibition benefiting the newly independent Bedlam Lorenz Assembly (BLA) and the artist / curatorial collective’s upcoming large-scale exhibition at The Projects, FAT Village in December 2015.

Inspired by the cliché’ of retro telethons, sweepstakes prizes and pledge drives, Thanks In Advance will put your donations on a pedestal in an over-the-top exhibition celebrating you! The more you give the bigger the spectacle becomes! HELP BLA & DONATE NOW!

Donate now to personally shape the exhibition and fund BLA’s mission to bring South Florida new, cutting-edge art by the best local, national and global talent.
Drinks available via donation cash bar.

Connect with Bedlam Lorenz Assembly
Fcebook | @BLAssembly
Instagram | @BLAssembly
Twitter | @BLAssembly

at Samsara Art Gallery, 501 NW 1 Ave

Outsider Art exhibition

Connect with Samsara Art Gallery
Facebook | @SamsaraArtGallery
#outsiderart #folkart #fatvillage #samsaraartgallery

at Francisco Sheuat Art Studio, 115 NW 5th Street

Open Studio - UpCycled Art: showing mixed media, POP, abstracts and metal work. Come and check the transformation of recycled aluminum cans into works of beauty. ""BLUE ME AWAY"" series will be on display. This collections keeps growing... A series of monochromatic work in shades of blue. This collection is soft, melancholic, mysterious and full of sensitivity.

Connect with Francisco Sheuat
Facebook | @fsheuat
@fcosheuat

at Box Gallery, 521 NW 1st Avenue

Taking Measure of Chance and Outcomes, Flex 2: When presenting a group exhibition, the curatorial role is generally to encourage the question: why are these artworks together? This is not this kind of exhibition. Here, curator Meg Kaplan-Noach challenges her own role by utilizing the concept of curation-by-chance as an exhibition-organizing methodology. She actively works to remove a unifying theme, instead exploring the subtleties of serendipity. Artists: Leah Brown, Christian Feneck, Virginia Fifield, Bonney Goldstein, Henning Haupt, Donna Haynes and Peter Symons.

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