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Making a Scene: Interview Roundup

The legacy of Bay Area alternative spaces is huge. Because our gallery only has so many square feet, here is a roundup of the interviews we’ve been conducting as part of Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area …

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Contribute to the Wiki for Collective Memory/Making a Scene

In conjunction with the exhibition, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism is creating articles for the Collective Memory: Art & Activism Archive for the alternative spaces listed here and any other alternative space that has had an impact. Additionally, it would be great to get …

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Making a Scene Opening Reception, July 9

Opening reception for group exhibition Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces features a 7-monitor “Pollination Pod,” a mobile museum of alternative sexual identity, and a special performance.

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Jose Antonio Galloso in the Ramp Gallery, July 2–August 21

[See Spanish Translation below] The photos shown here are based on an initial position of respect. On the one hand, respect understood as the value that allows us to recognize, accept, appreciate and value the qualities of others and their …

Tweet-Sized Performance Descriptions to get you ready for Night Light

There’s a ton to see at Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party 2015, Saturday, July 18, 8:30pm–midnight, including over 30 performances by Bay Area artists. Here are tweet-sized performance descriptions to get you pumped for a series of robust, sometimes overlapping …

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Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party- Making a Scene, July 18

One night only, Saturday, July 18, Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party blankets SOMArts Cultural Center in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances and performative interventions by 30 artists, and digital and cinematic projections by 27 artists. This year Night Light evolves in …

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Making a Scene Interview: Precita Eyes Muralists Association

For Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces we interviewed Susan Cervantes the Founding Director of Precita Eyes Muralists Association in the Mission District of San Francisco. As a community-based mural arts organization, Precita Eyes Muralists Association looks …

Making a Scene Interview: Joyce Gordon Gallery

Leading up to Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Spaces, a visual art exhibition with accompanying events that spotlights a rich history of Bay Area artist-run, independent and alternative spaces, Intern Michael Fontana talked with founder Joyce Gordon about …