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ARTIST HOPE SANDROW TO INAUGURATE PLATFORM

AT PARRISH ART MUSEUM


New Series Offers Three-Month Residencies to Artists

For Development of Site-Specific Projects


WATER MILL, NY 10/25/2012 —  Conceptual Artist Hope Sandrow inaugurates the Parrish Art Museum’s Platform program, an experimental series of artist-driven projects, with Genius Loci (the prevailing spirit of place). Comprised of multidisciplinary components, from performances and temporary installations to participatory events and screenings, Genius Loci will inhabit the Museum from Sunday, November 4 through January 2013. Also on view amongst the Museum’s new acquisitions, are two of Sandrow’s photographs.





To read more, select:

GenuisLoci_Parrish_pressrelease.pdf

Current information posted on the new Parrish Museum Website

For a schedule of Genius Loci performances and events



Special thanks and appreciation to those who make Genius Loci possible:

Curator Andrea Grover, creator of Platform

Parrish Museum Director Terrie Sultan and Senior Curator Alicia Longwell

 

Southampton Historical Museum Director Tom Edmonds, Researchers Laurie Collins and Mary Cummings


Astronomers Sean Tvelia and Dr. Mike Inglis and Susan Harder for generously sharing telescopes and expertise for (Sky)gaze.

Elke Luyten and Kira Alker for their new performance Floored developed from my conceptual context.


Lorraine Reeve and Dorothy Lichtenstein for their friendship, and each loaning Family Archives included in Observational Findings: Genius Loci in memory of Brad Reeve and Roy Lichtenstein. George Tetzel for his gift of Chittenden’s photo album. Elizabeth Bess Haile. Ulf Skogsbergh and Carlos Lama colllaborating with me for Sounds of History. Jane Iselin for her  friendship and sorting feathers (see jars right).


Sur Rodney (Sur) for reprising his performance On the Road: Free Advice; his friendship and support throughout many decades. To Agnes Gund, who’s friendship and support makes possible Open Air Studio and my optimism about the future of our world. My collaborator in life and often art: Ulf Skogsbergh for almost always saying yes. To Shinnecock for following me home.

photo by Andrea Grover copyright 2012