April 30, 2007 - A-WAL - Public Art Project Q2 2007
April 30, 2007

Public Art Project Q2 2007

Richard Rhys, Distorted Rectangle Pattern, 2006, Digital rendering. The first pattern in a series of ongoing patterns dealing with distortion in simple stripe patterns. Image courtesy of the artist.

Q2 A-WAL Public Art Project:
Vers des lendemains qui chantent.

Curated by Tirdad Zolghadr Tirdad Zolghadr

The A-WAL Public Art Project

The A-WAL Public Art Project is an experimental initiative that situates art in the vernacular through the commissioning of curators and artists for special projects in technovernacular and non-traditional environments. This project is at once central and extracurricular to A-WAL email, the email where cyber expression is commandeered through use of art and personal images as backgrounds. A-WAL has been featured as extension of exhibition at Satellite Project Shanghai Biennial, Observatori Contemporary (Valencia, Spain), Spring/Wooster graffiti project (New York), and will be present at the Venice Biennale in various unorthodox locales including a cave. A-WAL challenges traditional and technical modes of communications channels, redefines the relationship of public/private, and attacks the bourgeoisie notion and privileged role associated with collecting.
A-WAL Public Art Project | Edition: Quarter 2, 2007 | Vers des lendemains qui chantent. | Curated by Tirdad Zolghadr
Artists featured in this edition: Cassius Al Madhloum, Fia Backström, Cabaret Voltaire (featuring a dotmaster piece), the Parking Gallery – a project by Amirali Ghassemi, and Richard Rhys.

The Q2 project is on the A-WAL website:

www.A-WAL.com/publicartproject207.asp

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