This Is It. - Opening Reception @ Blue Mark Studios, Atlanta [19 May]

This Is It. - Opening Reception


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19
May
19:00 - 23:00

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Blue Mark Studios
892 Jefferson St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318
We will be raising money for Create Your Dreams foundation all night long! A percentage of the art sales will be donated so come out and peep the group show! We will also have an art raffle and will be taking donations at the bar (beer provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon & Brooklyn Brewery). Food Truck onsite: Good Food Truck — COME HUNGRY!!!

Music will start at 8 in the upstairs ballroom. Lineup is listed below.

ADHDJ — 7:30
MANIKAN — 8:15
Double Nil — 9:05
Florista — 10:05

Hosted by: Sam Gordon
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“Now is the time to counter lies with facts,
repeatedly and unflaggingly,
while also proclaiming the greater truths:
of our equal humanity, of decency, of compassion.
Every precious ideal must be reiterated,
every obvious argument made,
because an ugly idea left unchallenged
begins to turn the color of normal.
It does not have to be like this.”

— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“This Is It.” is an art and music event spotlighting open dialogue and creative expression in 2017. The show is a celebration of outstanding contemporary work being created by artists from diverse backgrounds and practices, with the purpose of engaging our shared humanity through open dialogue during this important time in history.

“This Is It.” blurs the line between art and life by combining a group art exhibit with a night of artistic celebration and musical performances. A melting pot of artwork, under one roof, celebrating diversity and our collective desire to establish principles of compassion, respect, and resolve.

Featured Artists:
— Thomas Turner
— Jert
— Ivonna Buenrostro
— Wolfdog
— Cameron Herring
— Andrew Muñoz
— Marley Livingston
— JOEKINGATL
— Ian Flannery
— Nathan Sharratt
— Cateye
— Molly Rose Freeman
— Jonny Warren
— Dianna Settles
— Brett Forsyth
— William Lawler
— Frances Shaw

Video Installation by: Ian Flannery & Brendan Peté

Curated by: Albert Fernandez & Andrew Muñoz
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