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Exhibition Detail
One Every Day
Curated by: Printeresting.org
323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018


November 5th, 2009 - December 19th, 2009
Opening: 
November 7th, 2009 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
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EFA Project Space is pleased to present One Every Day, on view from November 5 through December 19, 2009. The exhibition foregrounds the relationship of printed ephemera to cultural and artistic production, and marks the curatorial debut for Printeresting.org.

Launched in 2008, the founders of Printeresting.org aptly coined it “The Thinking Person’s Favorite Online Resource for Interesting Printmaking Miscellany.” Recognizing it as exactly that, EFA invited Printeresting to organize an exhibition that would open during New York City Print Week 2009, expanding the discourse about print beyond its fine art boundaries into the “every day”.

From the detritus under the windshield and the debris in our pockets to gig posters mounted on telephone poles, One Every Day attests that all varieties of print ephemera share the following three characteristics: fleeting function, low-cost means of production, and the fact that somebody out there loves them.

Presenting work by twenty-five artists and designers, the curators proclaim: “The universe of ephemera is expansive, and so is the work in One Every Day. The viewer will be treated to books, pamphlets, zines, stickers, merchandise, and other artifacts, but also subtle minimalist explorations, conceptual activism, and post-punk rock promotion. Similarly, the goals of our contributors are diverse: highly personal and comedic explorations of youth culture rest easily alongside overt critiques of consumer waste."

Related programs:

Wednesday, November 18, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Join participating artists and guests to talk about the lure of printed matter and its powerful properties as a form of expression.

Friday, December 11, 6:00 - 9:30 pm

DIY craft print and multiple swap: sign up to participate in an event that celebrates the gift economy and the art of exchange.  projectspace@efa1.org



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