Art Crawl This Friday Nov12/2010

HAMMER CITY RECORDS- FRUITS OF LABOUR-STEPH BELL

(228 James St North @ Rear)
Stef Bell’s paintings and art are stylized portraits of people and things real and imagined, with influences ranging from the everyday ordinary to the super extraordinary.

THE FACTORY – NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART

Sound Play is a meeting point for experimental sound art and new media, encouraging exploration.

HISTORY AND HERITAGE- SLEEK-HAMILTON’S MODERNIST ARCHITECTURE

Hamilton Modernist Residential Architecture 1950-1975 a series of photos displaying some Hamiltonian examples from this era.

YOU ME GALLERY -MADE IN PARIS-SADKO HADZIHASANOVIC

New paintings on Fabric

SKYDRAGON – JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY CONTEST

To celebrate the Week of the Child and Youth The John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington and Area is hosting an ART CONTEST / SHOWCASE If you are a youth between the ages of 12-25 here is your time to showcase your artistic abilities.

ART WORD ART BAR -ELLEN IRVING

James North Art Crawl, Friday Nov 12 from 7 pm to whenever.
In the Gallery, 7-10 pm: a new painting series by Ellen Irving about words with same sound and different meanings.
TrioArjento_JBusatophoto.jpgIn the Bar: 7:30 to 9:00 music TBA
9:30 and 10:30: two sets of jazz standards and originals by Trio Arjento: Marcy Hull vocals, Jennifer Lockman piano and Tom Shea guitar

THE FACTORY – 7 DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS AT THE END OF THE WORLD

The Sound of Now Ensemble performs music composed as a part of a transmedia project- 8pm and 9:15pm

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-NEW HARBOURS EXHIBIT

New Harbours: An Exhibition of Work based on the New Music Series at Christ Church Cathedral, 2008 – 2010 at HAMILTON ARTISTS INC., check out the essay on New Harbours’ history by Richard Oddie and Olga Kirgidis

CHRIST CHURCH CATHERDRAL – NEW HARBOURS – ANNIE SHAW +LUNAR WAVE POOL

9-11:30 The Inc is kindly hosting this show, as something operatic is happening at the cathedral… Lobotomy drones and secret whispers

MULBERRY CAFE – SOME LIKE IT HOT-FRANCES O’FLYNN

In the gallery we have collage works by the amazing Frances O’Flynn; Mulberry family DJ’s Bosco and Scooter will be warming the crowd with musical vibes; and you can fight the chills w/ samosas & chilli and one of our signature hot drinks.

THE PRINTSTUDIO – SISSIES AND PSYCHOPATHS-PETER KINGSTONE & DARYL VOCAT

Sissies and Psychopaths will feature collage, video and screen prints by Daryl Vocat and Peter Kingstone.
Vocat’s screen print combine found and redrawn illustrations sourced from Boy Scout handbooks and photographic imagery.
Kingstone’s videos will explore the relationship between expressions of queerness and acts of transgression. Vocat’s and Kingstone’s collaborative collage-based prints, as well as their individual works, will examine depictios of masculinity and sexuallity and will address the artificial nature of the original source material as well as the constructed nature of identity.

THE PRINSTUDIO – WATER-BECKY KATZ(MEMBERS GALLERY)

The Carving Complex is a contemporary study and personal interpretation of Freud’s theory, The Electra Complex; where young girls who admire their father, seek partners who are obvious substitutes for him. By comparing the stylized portrait of her father to those of her and her five sisters’ partners, it will be possible to see how similar or dissimilar they are to both him, and each other. The Carving Complex exhibits both the original wood blocks and each of their subsequent relief prints.

BOOKS &BEEATS -GRACE RAMCHARAN
170 James St North

THE CLAY STUDIO- 175 James St N.

MELAINE GILLIS STUDIO -126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

SYLVIA NICKERSON ILLUSTRATION-126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

HOTEL HAMILTON STUDIOS – 195 James St N.

Between the Mulberry Cafe and the Brain

WACH- SAM LAWERENCE FUNDRAISER

All of us at the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre and working away to make this years 15th Annual Sam Lawrence fund raising dinner a huge success!

Just a reminder if you haven’t bought your tickets yeat the yare still available in a limited quantity by contacting Fabiola DiVierna at fabiola@wahc-museum.ca

A small number of tickets will be available at the door as well.

Look forward to seeing all of you at the Hamilton Convention Centre on Friday!