‘Plop Props’ takes the form of cardboard cutouts made from reclaimed consumer packaging, creating facades of small mound-like memorials. Propped in unsavory nooks and crannies of downtown Orlando, they suggest family units within a larger community, and re-imagine our widespread experiences of displacement and economic struggle. ‘Plop Props’ also runs a discourse between the gentrification […]
Art in Odd Places 2016/PLAY ! Orlando, and the Downtown Arts District present the second annual public art and performance festival on November 11-13, 2016. Local, national and international artists present projects that explore PLAY through disciplinary diversity including visual and installation, performance, time-based media, virtual and gaming work, onlineIRL hybrids, and others. Projects include, […]
PUBLIC ART PANELS : ‘FACADES’ BY DANA HARGROVE
The 420 East Apartments and Snap! Orlando present SIX PUBLIC ART PANELS by artist Dana Hargrove. Curated by Patrick and Holly Kahn, Snap! Orlando. Event sponsored by SunTrust Bank.
On Thursday October 20, 6-9 PM, join us for the official viewing of the six 15′ x 15′ panels which will be permanent public art displays on the exterior of the 420 East Building, home to Snap! Downtown. This event is part of the Third Thursday Gallery Walk.
Snap! Downtown galleries will be open with ‘Unison’ exhibition in the main gallery, ‘Dans la Nature’ in OG1 Gallery, and Michael R. Rothwell’s ‘Intersection’ in OG2 Gallery.
Inspired by travels through metropolitan areas, Hargrove’s work aims to highlight the beautiful unification of space that maintains a façade of controlled seamlessness. Dana was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and resides in Orlando, Florida. Snap! Downtown, 420 E. Church Street. Orlando, 32801.