Make It, Break It, Rebuild It is an art happening that reflects society’s need to build and construct, demolish and destroy, reuse and rebuild within all fields of life. This show brings together the work of over 20 artists speaking directly to the purpose of rebuilding. Artists examine the purpose of re-purpose interpreted through object based media, performance based interpretations, and audience participation installations that will discuss society’s need to Make It, Break it, and Rebuild It.
The act of building is to understand how things work. While on this journey we discover how trial and error sets us on our path. Through our disappointments we experience minor successes and find resilience. Yet, through a seeming disaster, we ultimately learn to triumph, which affects the course of our lives. Though we may not understand, may not choose, and may not like, to accept that change is the only constant.
This Kickstarter is being created to raise funds to transform this raw warehouse space into a functional pop-up gallery and performance venue. This will require additional lighting and technical production as well as other necessary improvements to the facilities. We intend to keep all of the events free and open to the public, as well as to compensate each of the artists.
The building that will host this event is located in the South Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. This raw two-building warehouse has endured over 100 years and in the near future, the complex will be converted into the Philadelphia Center for Educational Excellence.
Artwork and installations by: Jaime Alvarez, Nick Auman, Marcus Balum, Patricia Barrera, Emily Bowser, Brad Carney, Christina P. Day, Nicole Donnelly, Jenna Efrein, Keith Hartwig, HomeSkooled Gallery w/ Tool Library, Delia King, Mike Konrad, Ron Longsdorf, Chloris Lowe, Lisa Murch, Daniel Ostrov, Ryan Parker, Mary Tasillo, Mat Tomezsko, Jason Varone, Bonnie Whitfield, Jared Wood, Tara Wosiski, and Summer Yates, as well as Emerging Muralist teams Golden Brush Design, Collective Waters, Art Inception, and Junk of Kings.
DANCE AMIDST ART at Make It, Break It, Rebuild It -- part of Philly Fringe Festival
Sept. 7th at 6:30pm – Meg Foley, Alie Vidich, Laura Jenkins of Pink Hair Affair
Sept. 8th at 6:30pm – Meg Foley, Alie Vidich, Real Live People(in)Motion
Sept. 13th at 8pm - || Lincoln-Line || interactive fasion show and LIVE music
Sept. 14th at 7pm – Ellie Goudie-Averill, Olive Prince, Zornitsa Stoyanova
Sept. 15th at 7pm - Ellie Goudie-Averill, Olive Prince, Real Live People(in)Motion
All events are FREE! Exhibition hours are 6pm – 9pm each night.
This show will run during Philadelphia's Fringe Festival over the course of two weekends. Dates are as follows.
September 7th and 8th.
September 13th, 14th, and 15th.
Paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints as well as video and site specific installations will be on view throughout the entire exhibition. Performance pieces and audience based installations will be timed scheduled events.For more information please follow us through our Facebook Page.