Sunday, July 7, 2013

ART PARTY/DANCE PARTY fundraiser, Paper Chairs at Spider House Ballroom, July 15, 2013

Paper Chairs Austin TX

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Join us for ART PARTY/DANCE PARTY, a performance event and fundraiser for paper chairs’ end-of-summer production ART SHOW/MODEL SHOW.

Come for all or part of the night, scope out some art, chat with paper chairs, the performers, & artists, and learn more about our upcoming project!


July 15th (Monday)

Spiderhouse Ballroom (2906 Fruth St - click for map)
The night will include:
8pm: reading performance from the book "Poses: An Essay Drawn from the Model" by Genine Lentine, performed by ART SHOW/MODEL SHOW cast members.

9pm-12pm Dance Party: music performances by So Long, Problems and Dr. K@os w. Psyfolkology.

An all-night ART RAFFLE - $5 tickets for a chance to win artworks donated by some of Austin's coolest visual artists: Chris Chappell, Meghan Morongova, Chris Owen, Aron Taylor, David Ohlerking, & Arthur Simone.

and much more!!

$10 ticket = the performance of “Poses,” the dance party, and a FREE art raffle ticket! ($5 will get you into just the dance party at 9pm. Art raffle tickets are available for $5 each.) All tickets at the door!

All ticket sales and donations will go to support ART SHOW/MODEL SHOW: paper chairs’ upcoming multi-media performance that will explore the usually private experience of art-modeling and the human & artistic queries that are encountered through the discipline. Created by Kelli Bland, Meghan Morongova, Michelle Keffer, Jorge Sermini and Jen Brown, ART SHOW/MODEL SHOW is based on their experiences as art models as well as interviews with local visual artists and other art models in the Austin community.

ART SHOW/MODEL SHOW aspires to be these things: an experiment in documentary theatre, a living art gallery, a life drawing session, a voyeuristic adventure, an exploration of figurative art in the context of both art history and contemporary times, an honest conversation on body image, and an intimate look at the relationship between the artist and inspiration in the creative process. This collaborative performance will include live drawing and painting by local Austin artists.

paper chairs is excited to present this new devised work at at the OffShoot Aug. 29 through September 14th. Stay tuned to paper chairs’ Facebook and website for more details as we get closer to the production!

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