OPENING IN COPENHAGEN. APRIL 2013
At Sturiale Contemporary Arts we have over the years developed a long standing fruitful relationship with our ` friends from the north´. We are then more than delighted to announce on their behalf the opening of a new alternative venue that apart being a "home from home" bustling bar it will also act as an alternative platform for contemporary photography. The name of this new, `place to hang out´ is, THE SOCIAL. It will shortly be opening and is located in Copenhagen on the edge of the former red-light and meat packing district of Vesterbro. THE SOCIAL is solely owned and managed by the renown bar impresario Jonathan Carter and he will be ably assisted by his trusty sideman of long standing Brendan Treacy. THE SOCIAL will have a distinct New York feel about it which of course includes all those reassuring trimmings of a well stocked bar and an up to date sports programme, as and when it happens. However, THE SOCIAL will differ from all other bars by the virtue that despite being a cool hip bar it will invest its energy and enthusiasm in offering itself as an establishment that actively supports contemporary photography and photographers.
A number of photographers from Sturiale Contemporary Arts are and will be involved with the projects that are planned for the future. The first exhibition that will open late April will be a solo exhibition by the the Irish photographer; Kevin Broadbery who will exhibit work from the series `BENSONHURST´ photographed in New York in 1992-93.
We at Sturiale Contemporary Arts would like to take this opportunity of wishing THE SOCIAL the best of luck in this new and original undertaking. SALUTE!!