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June 26, 2013

Learn more about New Albany art project

NEW ALBANY —

Interested in learning more about the New Albany Public Art Project, the Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, is presenting a series of programs with Public Art Project artists and New Albany High School theatre arts students in June and July. Programs range from hands-on workshops and artist talks to dramatic performances that interpret the New Albany Public Art Project artworks. 

Details for each program are as follows; please note that the youth workshop “Making Found Object Art” with Michael Wimmer and the adult workshop “Impasto: the Unlikely Stroke” with Boris Zakic require registration by a certain date [call 812-944-7336 to register]. Unless otherwise noted, programs will be held at the Carnegie Center for Art and History.

 

Thursday, June 27, 6 –7 p.m.

Tiffany Carbonneau, who created the New Albany Now video projection as a part of the 2013 Public Art Project, will share her experiences creating this video installation. She will also show images of previous art installations she has created locally, nationally and internationally and talk about her experiences both filming and exhibiting these video installations in other cities and countries.  

Carbonneau lives in New Albany and is the assistant professor of art in sculpture and extended media and digital art at Bellarmine University. Learn more about her work at:  www.tiffanycarbonneau.com. Free and open to the public. Registration not required.

 

Saturday, July 6, 10–11:30 a.m.

Artist Michael Wimmer will lead a workshop for middle school youths about making art from found objects. Each youth should bring at least three disposable, non-breakable household items to work with such as buttons, broken toys, blocks, etc. There will be a scavenger hunt followed by hands-on art making. Registration required by July 2 by calling 812-944-7336. Limited to 15 middle school-aged youths.  Participants should wear clothes they can get messy. Wimmer created the 2013 Public Art Project installation Sacks of Food and the 2012 Project artwork Growth in Education. 

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