This Week: April 30-May 5, 2018

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Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman, from Geolocation: A Survey (2009-2016). The artists will speak Thursday at The Light Factory


Artist Talk by Harriett Goode
Met Contemporary
5:30-6:30 p.m.

DeNeer Davis Graffiti Worskshop
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
6-9 p.m.
$40 to public; $30 to BYV Members

The event is hosted by Bechtler Young Visionaries (BYV) and participants should bring their own “blank canvas” (a bag, shirt, pair of shoes, etc.) to paint.

2018 Martha Strawn: Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman
The Light Factory
6:30 p.m.

Hear Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman speak about their work dealing with technology and communication. The two photographers were the judges for The Light Factory’s exhibition Annuale X, which is now on view. They are most well known for Geolocation, a body of work that traced Twitter posts to the point of origin, photographing them to mark the location in the real world and probing the expectations of privacy surrounding social networks. The project was published in book form in 2016.


Resist: An Activist Art Show opening reception
C3 Lab
7-10 p.m.

C3 Lab held an open call for artists with the question: How do you make your voice heard? What do you resist? Curated by OBRA Collective, this relevant exhibition will explore resistance and resilience through visual art, poetry readings and performance.

CreativeMornings/Charlotte with Chas Fagan on Commitment
Resident Culture Brewing
8:30-10:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT (Join Waitlist)

Southend Gallery Crawl
6-9 p.m.

Art by Bike
Starts at Unknown Brewing Company
6-8 p.m.
FREE (Registration Required)

Join Sustain Charlotte and Historic South End for a bike tour of art throughout Charlotte’s South End! Bring your own bike and helmet (or grab a B-Cycle or dockless bike) and meet at The Unknown Brewing Company at 6pm. The tour is self-guided so you can go at your own pace!

The galleries that are participating in the route are
Magnolia Emporium
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique
Charlotte Trolley Powerhouse Studio
Holt School of Fine Art Classes
C3 Lab
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy

AT PLAY: Ellie Richards + David Halliday
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy
6-8 p.m.

AT PLAY the exhibition pairs New York-based photographer, David Halliday, with Penland-based sculptor, Ellie Richards. The exhibition will be on view until July 27, 2018.

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