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Exhibition Detail
From Our Bodies Blinking
Curated by: Blake Gibson
3175 17th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

July 11th, 2012 - July 27th, 2012
July 14th, 2012 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
(415) 8633-7668
Wed-Sat 2-6
conceptual, performance, video-art
Sliding Scale Suggested Donation: $1-$20

ROOT DIVISION PRESENTS: Second Saturday August 2012


From Our Bodies Blinking

Curated by Blake Gibson


Second Saturday Opening Reception & Live Performance Event: Saturday, August 11, 7-10 pm

Exhibition Dates: August 3 - 15, 2012


From Our Bodies Blinking is an exhibition exploring the transience of action in performance art. With onsite performance at the opening reception, and video and performance relics on view throughout the exhibition, the works included in this exhibition explore the tension between presence and absence; memory and action.




Jeremiah Barber #*

Mel Day #

Kate Gilmore

Noah Krell

Nicole McClure #

Michael Namkung

Renee Rhodes


# Live Performer 

* Root Division Studio Artist




Opening Reception & Live Performance Event: Saturday, August 11, 7-10 pm

Sliding Scale Suggested Donation: $1-$20


Exhibition Dates: August 3 - 15, 2012

Gallery Hours: Wednesday- Saturday, 2–6 pm (or by appointment)




Root Division is an arts & arts education non-profit located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Root Division's mission is to improve appreciation and access to the visual arts by connecting personal inspiration and community participation. We provide subsidized studio space to working artists in exchange for their service in creating shared learning opportunities for the community. Artists develop creatively and professionally by teaching art to underserved youth, leading adult education classes, and producing exhibitions that showcase local emerging artwork. By combining multiple opportunities for creative exchange, Root Division cultivates an artistic ecosystem that enriches life throughout the Bay Area.


Root Division is supported in part by grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, National Endowment for the Arts / ArtWorks, Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, Grants for the Arts: San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund and Voluntary Arts Contribution Fund, San Francisco Arts Commission / Cultural Equity Grants, Zellerbach Family Foundation, W A Gerbode Foundation, Art4Moore, Fleishhacker Foundation, and Bill Graham Memorial Fund.


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