May 2012

 

 

 

Virtual Walkthrough:

Random Acts of Time

May 5 through June 16th, 2012

Opening Reception: May 5th, 2012. 6pm to 10pm
opening reception photos

Second Reception: June 2nd, 2012. 6pm to 10pm

With Special Performance by
PollenLand Music & Art Performance Collective


"Matter of Time"
A Night of Performance Art and Music with PollenLand Music & Art Performance Collective
Performance starts at 8:15 pm

"Matter of Time" Original music and performance featuring The PollenLand Performance Collective

PollenLand Performance Artists: Tonya Ivashkov, Grace Hansmeyer, Goldy Ivashkov, Kat Reed, Bryn Wolf, Olivia Maria Lopez

PollenLand Musicians: Darren Saravis, Bruce Ford JR, Alex Balin, Marley Balin, Miles Van Dusen, Pat Weinell, Jonny Smith


Random Acts of Time Catalog

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Curated Artists:
Juried Artists:

Ahree Lee
Brett Amory
Chris Eckert
Dino Dinco
Donnie Molls
Eric Zammitt
Linda Vallejo
Marilyn Lowey
Miguel Azabe
Ryan Mccann
Suzan Woodruff
Tm Gratkowski

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexa Miller
Allen Morton
Bridget Klappert
Bryon Darby
Camilo Cruz
Carl Smith
Carol Selter
Charles Bragg
Chet Glaze
Ching Ching Cheng
Christopher Gideon
Cira Crowell
Connie Servative
Craig Screven
Daniel Lara
David Johnson
Dylan Mcconnell
Eric Olson
Erin Harmon
Gali Rotstein
Jacquemo
Jaime Cortez
Jeff Alu
Jeffrey Palladini
Jennifer Lanski
Joe O'neill
Jon Tarry
Jonathan Gibson
Jonathan Michael-Hicks
Kate Vrijmoet
Kevin Sloan
Kim Seieroe
Kimberly Rowe
Kireilyn Barber
Kristin Frost
Lisa Roche
Louis Jacinto
Michael Brodsky
Michael Roy
Monica Lundy
Nermin Kura
Ondrej Rudavsky
Pablo Estrada
Peter Miraglia
Phillip Hall Patch
Randy Baker
Rebecca Hamm
Robin Repp
Ryan Mccann
Sarah Sweeney
Ted Ollier

 

Random Acts of Time Accepted Entries

 


Joe O'Neill, Now is the Time is Now


Exhibition Statement

Time is a fundamental and certainly pragmatic tenant that regulates - to a greater or lesser extent - daily life; a marker for past, present and future. The "arrow of time," coined by British astronomer Arthur Eddington, refers to the expansive visualization of time on a continuum. Yet the world's cultures do not share concepts of time equally - and the importance of its symbols fluctuates with the potency of those traditions, beliefs and liturgical anchors.

From the moment we begin our journey into the cacophony of the world – a series of decisions, choices and twists of fate guide us – often lurching or blissful and occasionally tragic. What have we chosen for ourselves? When has our hand been forced? Where have random or serendipitous events changed our course? When have we triumphed? What have we lost? What have we remembered and forgotten? Exploring that inexorable passage via divergent points-of-view, media and imagery demands introspection and perspective.

This exhibition investigates our relationship to the concept of time, its fleeting nature and impact and the arbitrary, often uncontrollable events that shape our lives. The premise is deliberately imprecise; I was particularly interested in artists' responses to the notion and how they might realize the idea.

The result is a diverse offering of works: painting, photography, video and instillation are all represented - each examining what binds or propels us, notions of conscious or unconscious experiences and the narratives we collect as we negotiate our lives.

William Moreno
Curator

 


Chris Eckert, Auto Ink


About the Curator and Juror

William Moreno is a curator, writer and director of William Moreno Contemporary which mounts periodic exhibitions. He was most recently the Associate Director of ArtPadSF, a hotel-based art fair. William was the founding Executive Director of the Claremont Museum of Art and the director of The Mexican Museum, San Francisco.

He has been a featured panelist addressing topics ranging from the contemporary role of museums and the international art landscape at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club, the American Institute of Architecture, Latino Art Now Conference, William Turner Gallery, ArtPadSF, Flagstop and others. He has appeared on KCET's series California's Gold as well as other media. William serves as board President of LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) and on the Advisory Board for the California Association of Museums.

 


Camilo Cruz, Loretta

 

Press Mentions:

OCCCA Tick-Tocks On the Art Block,
OC Weekly by Dave Barton, Thursday, Jun 14 2012

New works by Brett Amory, Hi-Fructose Magazine
by Nastia Voynovskaya, May 4, 2012

 

May 12th: Concert, Free doors 6pm

Deleyaman performing, 'September Song'


On tour from France, Deleyaman
With Joy Shannon and the Beauty Marks
and Hedgehog Swing

 

   
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