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Project Room G3

Exhibition Detail
“I’ve noticed that as well.” A shared inquiry by Anthony Carfello and Brian Marrier
Curated by: Sojung Kwon
3601 South Gaffey Street
#G3
San Pedro, CA 90731


June 21st, 2009 - August 15th, 2009
Opening: 
June 21st, 2009 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
, Anthony Carfello, Brian MarrierAnthony Carfello, Brian Marrier
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.projectroomg3.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
long beach
EMAIL:  
info@projectroomg3.com
OPEN HOURS:  
Sat, 11 am-5 pm (& by appointment)
TAGS:  
sculpture, abstract, conceptual, installation, mixed-media
> DESCRIPTION

Overwhelmed by everything, Anthony Carfello and Brian Marrier have taken refuge in a gallery. Arriving separately, now barricaded inside, they’ll spend their time considering what has driven them there, and what waits outside.

What use is a gallery?  Decades of cultural producers have burned its white walls to the ground with metaphorical Molotov cocktails, yet it seems to survive with the resiliency of a cockroach.

Who finds what purpose for this site?  Unless its presence is best left to the control of a municipal historic preservation commission (not to be ruled out), the gallery must provide some kind of platform or forum or intangible, warm & fuzzy feeling that makes all students of the humanities giggle with vaguely sexual laughter.

With an enthusiasm for trial and error experimentation reminiscent of Enlightenment-era scientists, Carfello and Marrier will use Project Room G3 to ask and attempt.


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