Title: Idea Lab
Reception: Thursday, September 29, 2011
Dates: ongoing to October 7
TIME Open: Tuesday – Saturday: 11 am to 6 pm Thursday: open late, 11 am to 8 pm Location: The OSU Urban Arts Space is located in downtown Columbus.
50 W. Town Street, Suite 130
(in the Historic Lazarus Building)
Columbus, Ohio http://uas.osu.edu
Chanika Svetvilas is exhibiting a new performative video work as part of the Idea Lab group exhibition. What happens when you fuse innovative education and practical experience? You get the unique opportunity to discover the immense creativity displayed by this year’s Idea Lab recipients.
Reception: Friday, October 21, 4-6 pm
Dates: October 6- October 27
TIME Open: Mon – Fri · 9am – 5pm Thur · 9am – 7 pm *The gallery closes at 3pm on the last day of each exhibition.Location: 1556 North High Street, Columbus, OH https://immigration.osu.edu/impact-swing-space-gallerywww.chanikasvetvilas.blip.tv
This exhibition contains work from artists and writers across North America who are immigrants or the children of immigrants addressing their experiences relative to the process or journey of moving from or between one country, culture, or community to another or being raised within an immigrant family or community. On view are works that have a traditional source or conceptual basis from the country of origin, blend the innovative with the historic, are humorous or satirical, transformative or concrete, yet each contains or reflects a sense of understanding identity, place, language, community, and culture specific to the immigration experience.
Artists in the exhibition include: Vita Berezina Blackburn, Lambertus van Boekel, Allison Davis, Mauricio Espinoza, April Felipe, Pamela Flynn, Camellia Freeman, Karen Frostig, Paula Gaetano Adi, Florence Gouvrit, Sophie Knee, Gelare Khoshgozaran, Jenna Kilic, Sophie Knee, Blazo Kovacevic, Monika Laskowska, Regina Mamou, Monika Meler, Tony Mendoza, Takeshi Moro, Jen Pepper, Gabrielle Pescador, Juan Javier Pescador, LuisPorras Garcia, Ramon Ramirez, Abdi Roble, Theresa Rojas, Suzanne Silver, Vanessa Simmons, Sergio Soave, Alexis del Sol, Chanika Svetvilas, Mariana Tcherepanova-Smith, Sherwin R. Tibayan, Howard Tran, Duat Vu, Martin Meaipa Zeinway.
Title: You First
Reception: Saturday, October 1, 5-10 pm
Dates: October 6- October 27
TIME Open: Thursday 12 -5 pm, Friday and Saturday 12 – 9 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm Monday-Wednesday by appointmentLocation: Orange County center for Contemporary Art, 117 N. Sycamore, Santa Ana, CAwebsite: http://www.occca.orgChanika Svetvilas will be exhibiting her video, “State of the Union, a documentary short about the SB 5 Statehouse protests. This is her first exhibition on the West Coast. “You First presents authentic & genuine Relational Aesthetics: art in the here and now! See it, feel it, think it through! The great dream belongs to everyone! Glimpse the new paradigm. It’s no longer business as usual. (Exhibit may contain language not suitable for children under eighteen years of age.) See poets, slaves, soap-sellers, lovers, inmates, outcasts, scientists, city planners, a guy reading a newspaper, a woman in a tree! See artists, documentarians and photojournalists at the height of their game. Art is more than just another facet of life: it’s the name of a hope, reaffirming the social bond.