galvanize graphics by bruce cayone


Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Galvanize 2006: updated schedule of events

Galvanize is a six-week contemporary arts programme running from 14 September to 26 October, 2006. It is divided into three phases of one fortnight each.

1.1

Launch Party
14 September, 2006, 7.00 pm
Venue: CCA7

Visibly Absent: Artists' Interventions
15 to 27 September, 2006

= Gerard Gaskin: A Walk in the Park
photography installation
Venue: Tattoo Farm, Long Circular Road, Maraval
Times: The Tattoo Farm is open Monday to Friday, 11 am to 8 pm

= Jaime LeeLoy: Unease: An 8-Step Programme
multi-media installation
Venue: Alice Yard, 80 Roberts Street, Woodbrook
Times: Friday 15 September, 5 to 8 pm
Saturday 16 September, 11 am to 6 pm
Friday 22 September, 4 to 8 pm
Saturday 23 September, 11 am to 6 pm

= Sabrina Charran: Banana Monologues
intervention in public spaces--posters, cards, etc.
Venues: outdoor public locations around Port of Spain

Open Screenings: New video work by artists in and of the Caribbean
15 September to 26 October, 2006
Venue: The Art Room, CCA7

Conversation: The Visual Arts Environment, 20 Years After
discussion of the pioneering 1980s artists-led initiative
21 September, 2006, 6.30 pm
Venue: InterAmericas Space, CCA7
Participants: Courtney Martin, Steve Ouditt, Edward Bowen, Mario Lewis


1.2

Visibly Absent: Artists' Interventions
29 September to 11 October, 2006
Launch event: 28 September, 2006, 8.00 pm, CCA7

= Akuzuru: Atonement for Our Transgressions
site-specific installation
Venue: Queen's Park Savannah, opposite the Botanic Gardens

= Parker Nicholas: Light, Lyrics & Boxes
sculpture
Venue: Mode Alive, Frederick Street, downtown

= Tessa Alexander: Progressive Blindness
video installation
Venue: Eddie Bowen's Studio, 25 Sydenham Avenue, St Ann’s

Conversation: News That Stays News: Newsprint Literature
readings and discussion of the newspaper column as a literary medium
Thursday 28 September, 2006, 6.30 pm
Venue: InterAmericas Space, CCA7
Participants: B.C. Pires, Attillah Springer, Lisa Allen-Agostini, Nicholas Laughlin

Sound and Lyrics: Sheldon Holder and 12
performance and conversation with Christopher Cozier
Saturday 30 September, 2006, 6.00 pm
Venue: Alice Yard, 80 Roberts Street, Woodbrook

Conversation: What Is Worth Talking About: Points for Reference in our Changing Urban Landscape
multimedia installation addressing architecture, design, and urbanism
Thursday 5 October to Wednesday 18 October, 2006
Venues: 3 Gray Street, St Clair; and Form & Function, 5B Gaston Johnston Street, Woodbrook
Launch event: Thursday 5 October, 2006, 7.30 pm
3 Gray Street, St Clair
Participants: Sean Leonard, Steve Ouditt, Asad Mohammed, Colin Laird, Darren Brathwaite

Performance: Fresh Water, by Makeda Thomas
dance project, with light installation by Elspeth Duncan
Saturday 7 October, 2006, 7 pm
Venue: InterAmericas Space, CCA7
Dancers: Makeda Thomas, Shani Collins, Khaleah London, Sonja Dumas


1.3

Visibly Absent: Artists' Interventions
13 to 26 October, 2006
Launch event: 12 October, 2006, 8.00 pm, CCA7

= Marlon Griffith: Doppelganger
video installation
Venue: Mangoes Restaurant, Independence Square

= Alex Smailes: Back in Times
photo installation
Venue: SWWTU Hall, Wrightson Road; back corridor, CCA7
Opens on Saturday 7 October at SWWTU at an actual "Back in Times" party; free admission between 7.30 and 9 pm
From Friday 13 October, installed in the back corridor at CCA7

= Nikolai Noel: The Black Eye Project
wall drawings in public spaces and drawing installation
Venues: outdoor locations around Port of Spain; the Art Room, CCA7

Sound and Lyrics: Gary Hector and jointpop
performance and conversation with Jonathan Ali
Saturday 14 October, 2006, 8.00 pm
Venue: InterAmericas Space, CCA7

Performance: Meta-Osmotica, by Akuzuru
performance work
Tuesday 17 October, 2006, 6:30pm
Venue: Form & Function, 5B Gaston Johnston Street, Woodbrook

Retrospective: Design works by Illya Furlonge-Walker
Tuesday 17 October, 2006, 7:00pm
Venue: Form & Function, 5B Gaston Johnston Street, Woodbrook

Conversation: Monsters and Other Animals: Poems and Fictions
readings and discussion
Thursday 19 October, 2006, 6.30 pm
Venue: InterAmericas Space, CCA7
Participants: James Christopher Aboud, Anu Lakhan, Nicholas Laughlin

Conversation: What Next?: Galvanize Post-Mortem
Thursday 2 November, 2006, 6.30 pm
Venue: InterAmericas Space, CCA7
Participants: Mario Lewis, Christopher Cozier, Steve Ouditt, Peter Doig, Nicholas Laughlin, Charlotte Elias

Ongoing: each Galvanize event or project will be documented online at projectgalvanize.blogspot.com.

3 Comments:

Blogger Leledacuca said...

Excellent!

8:22 PM, August 22, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

good work... the rest of trinidad and tobago needs to be "galvanised"...perhaps south of the caroni??

12:27 AM, October 10, 2006  
Anonymous Marc said...

Interesting. Galvanize... why isn't it "Galvanise"?... anyways... Galvanize should learn a couple smarter ways of galvanizing the masses such as, oh I don't know, making the schedule visible on the front page?

9:41 PM, October 16, 2006  

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