On view at Arts on the Grounds at New Hope Christian Academy
Organized by Crosstown Arts and Elliot Perry in collaboration with New Hope
Elliot Perry and Crosstown Arts are collaborating with New Hope Christian Academy (NHCA), an urban elementary school in the Frayser community of Memphis, to curate Exhibit: Hope. The show is a component of a larger arts-focused fundraising event, Arts on the Grounds, that will celebrate and benefit NHCA and its Arts Academy program.
OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 6-9 PM
ARTIST TALKS AND PERFORMANCE: SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 5-7 PM
In the early nineties the international curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and the artists Bertrand Lavier and Christian Boltanski wanted more flexible and open-ended art exhibitions. Could “scores” or written instructions by artists, as a point of departure, be interpreted anew every time they were enacted? Twenty years later the exhibition they came to call do it grew to include instructions by nearly three-hundred artists, choreographers, ….