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Art & Stories Series: Kahn & Selesnick

DATE

Friday, April 17, 2020

TIME

6pm – 9pm

LOCATION

Education Pavilion

AUDIENCE

Adults 18+

COST

Free for members | $10 guests

EVENT CONTACT

760.436.6611 | info@luxartinstitute.org

DESCRIPTION

Storytelling and art making come together to explore the topics addressed by Artists-in-Residence Kahn & Selesnick. This program is in partnership with the Storytellers of San Diego and is geared towards an adult audience.

-6pm to 7:00pm- Reception
Music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres & light refreshments.

-7:00pm- Stories begin

ABOUT THE ARTISTs

Kahn & Selesnick. Nicholas Kahn, born in New York City, and Richard Selesnick, born in London, UK, have collaboratively created extensive mythologies since the 1980’s. Working with photography and installation, their stories are a combination of past, present, and future, mixed with fantasy and anthropology. Using materials, elaborate costumes, and narratives that are pushed to the absurd, Kahn & Selesnick’s anthropologies are a mix of utopian and dystopian lore. Kahn & Selesnick both received BFA’s from Washington University, where they started working together and are currently based out of New York state. They have shown at the Brooklyn Museum of Art; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Houston Museum of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the Smithsonian Institution.

 

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