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  • Skydive
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  • Uploaded by : Ian Garrett | Fri May 15 05:18:40 UTC 2009
  • Description : Located in the Sky Bar Building at 3400 Montrose, SKYDIVE is an artist run exhibition venue unique to Houston. Its mission is to broaden the spectrum of the dialogue in Houston by bringing in artists to generate work for the 12 x 14' exhibition space, as well as in any of the satellite spaces of 3400 Montrose. The aim of SKYDIVE is to host a range of art practices that push the limits of their material forms, including non-traditional methods of sculpture, installation, video, performance, and works that engage the viewer through participation, as well as text and web-based projects. SKYDIVE utilizes an open and collaborative model for producing its programming. A group of artists, curators, and other professionals function as Advisors to help create shows, invite artists, and collaborate in the mission and programming of the space. Participants in SKYDIVE will be invited to Houston for a sustained number of days, previous to the exhibition to make their work, interact with the Houston community and see the sites in Houston and surrounding areas. Advisors: Jonathan Durham Nancy Zastudil Kara Hearn Dolen Smith Margo Handwerker Marcus Cone Gina Sonderegger Jonathan Leach John Smith Kelly Pike Co-directors: Ariane Roesch Sasha Dela
  • Movements : Conceptual Art, Installation Art, Performance Art and Assemblage
  • Themes : playful, epic, witty, pioneering, functional, architectural, experimental and atmospheric

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