December 26, 2001 - Office For Facilitating Interdisciplinary Creative Entrepreneurialism - A STYRO SNO WINTER
December 26, 2001

A STYRO SNO WINTER

A STYRO SNO WINTER

Office For Facilitating Interdisciplinary Creative Entrepreneurialism

A STYRO SNO WINTER
GIFT-ECONOMY DISTRIBUTION PERFORMANCE

A Participatory Performance. Offering a range of free handmade art multiples made from expanded polystyrene : a snowdrift for computers, a snowcap for monitors, speaker dollops, a conference table snowman, and a fort’s worth of snowballs. The artists of ane.org invite you to play in the sno with free art; made from something that was almost nothing (bead styrofoam). Exchange and interact with build-your-own snowman kits for further participation at home or in your office. All products are office-safe, meaning that they just dont melt indoors.

*See diagram 1 at: www.e-flux.com/welcome/ane

Featuring: Indoor Snowman Kit
Office-Safe Snowballs (package of 3)
Office-Safe CPU computer tower SnowCap
Office-Safe Monitor SnowCap
Office-Safe SnowDrift
Bag of Fresh-Plowed Snow

Silk-Screened Gold on Black Wrapping Paper

sno concept and polystyrene – patrick meagher
wrap exhortations – sze lin pang

11:30am-5:30pm Bowling Green Park by the Bull Sculpture Thursday, December 27, 2001
Broadway and Whitehall St NYC park triangle

Produced by: ANE OFFICE Organized by: Patrick Meagher
Special Thanks to: Dave Shim, Sean Lyons, Ed Houghton, and Sonal Gandhi.

Patrick Meagher is a practicing visual artist working across a range of media from sculpture to photography via digital work between art, design, and technology, and researching issues of the arts within landscape urbanism. Currently showing photo and video in New York galleries and PS1.

Sze Lin Pang works both as an artist and as an artistic collaborator in the field of mixed media installation design. In 1999 she founded Simorgh.org which acts as an interface between the creative practice of producing and installing video/digital work, and practical concerns of doing it successfully.

ANE . ORG is a collective art project working as a loose-knit entity since 1991. ANE.ORG has produced multimedia exhibitions and events in New York, Boston, Cambridge, and Dusseldorf. Project R&D has given rise to a number of projects and businesses ranging from architecture, to fashion and electronics. A.N.E. is : Artist Network Enterprises, founded by Patrick Meagher in 1995. OFFICE stands for : Office For Facilitating Interdisciplinary Creative Entrepreneurialism, pioneering colleagues in the building of a ‘Business Art’ conceptual art movement.

ANE OFFICE a multi-disciplinary network organization operating in the lines between art and business, responds to economic & cultural develop-ments with a working model for their convergence. ANE OFFICE engages new models and platforms for exploration and presentation of art and creative projects, that take on the processes, paradigms and structures of business as a medium for producing, marketing and servicing art concepts.

ANE OFFICE: 148 WEST 24TH STREET, 3RD FLOOR SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10011 www.ane.org

* * * * * Polystyrene, often referred to as Styrofoam, is a completely recyclable and reusable Plastic Number 6. * * * * *

glossary:
Gift economy: a way in which status is conferred by the act of giving rather than acquisition.

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