The Happiness Project

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Dealing With New Demands Installation And Performance
November 5th, 2011 - November 27th, 2011
Opening: November 5th, 2011 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

HAPPINESS, pop-up, comfort station, performance, installation, mixed-media, conceptual, modern


Dealing With New Demands offers multiple artists’ perspectives on the questions of happiness and quality of life proposed by “The Happiness Project.” The exhibition is organized as an art gallery and sales event, with each original and affordable work ($10-20) is on view only until it is purchased, after which it is immediately deinstalled and taken home. The artwork is intended to be a catalyst for continued conversation in people’s homes. The sold artwork becomes a catalyst for continued conversation in people’s homes and the red “sold” dots document the exchanges as well as suggest a booming art economy created by artistssuggest a booming art economy created by artists. The proceeds of the sales are split between the artists, curator, and “Street-Level Youth Media,” a local organization that offers free after-school media arts workshops to neighborhood youth.
Artists presented: Jesse Butcher, Dayton Castleman, Ricardo Harris-Fuentes, Neil Jacobsen, Robin Kang, Katie Klein, Julie Laffin, Joseph Mohan, Anthony Romero, Jillian Soto, and Ashley Thomas 

Opening event: Saturday, Nov. 5 at 3:30pm
Open Hours: Saturdays and Sundays Nov. 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 from 12:00pm – 4:00pm