16/01/2009

O.H.W.O.W.

MIAMI ART BASEL 2008 I WAS THERE :) OPENING NIGHT /////
IT AIN'T FAIR, OH WOW MIAMI December 2-7, NW7 AVE, MIA- FLORIDA
This watershed project gets celebrated curators Tim Barber, Kathy Grayson, Andreas Melas, Dan Nadel, Pablo de la Barra, Nicolas Vassell and Terence Koh to activate their famous team of artists in a huge multimedia art exhibition featuring painting, sculpture, video and performance from artists, musicians coolos weirdos all over the world with a focus on downtown NY.

Featuring Deitch Projects, Peres Projects, Nueva Galeria de la barra, A.S.S. Gallery, AMP, Picture Box.
Some of the featured artists at IT AIN'T FAIR include Tauba Auerbach, Stefan Bondell, Scott Campbell, Agathe Snow, Dash Snow, Ben Jones, Terence Koh, Paper Rad, Takeshi Murata, Phil Frost, Nate Lowman, Ara Peterson, Slava Mogutin, Jason Mocito, Dan Colen plus many more..


This show included a currated warehouse film series and a nightclub in the adjoining space that featured performances by The Gossip, Spank Rock, A.R.E. Weapons, TV Baby, Rub+Tug, ...
O.H.W.O.W. / Our House West of Wynwood























GRAFFITI GARAGE NIGHTCLUB ..








OH! AMANDA BLANK & NAEEM - SPANK ROCK


We met Naeem and Amanda with my friend Ashiq for the second time, and they are both very nice and fun.. Amanda was still working on her first solo album and very excited about producing with Spank Rock, Diplo, XXX Change, Blaqstarr, Switch, Dave Sitek.
She is very good rapper and artist from Philadelphia, also as Naeem, and the album is set for release in February 2009. SO GET READY LADY RULES.





Most known collaboration with Spank Rock on the track "Bump" off to YoYoYoYoYo released in 2006.


www.myspace.com/amandablank
From the performance art band Sweatheart, Amanda Blank also done collaborations with Plastic Little, Ghostface Killa, M.I.A, Santogold, Teki latex, Holletronix...











PAPER RAD !!! GO AWESOME http://www.paperrad.org/
Paper is an art collective from Pittsburgh that makes comics zines, punk lo-fi videos, collages, pop art net jpgs, paintings, books, installations, and are in a variety of noise bands. Their made-up style is unmistakable, and can be considered within a number of art movements and styles. Fluo palettes, primary colors and awesome aesthetics.. Get more on the You tube DIY channel and see http://www.wyldfile.org/

Ben Jones :












WORLDWIDE PARTY STEVE !


Lionel Bensemoun, Maroussia Rebecq + Boubou Chanel Andrea Crews
AC SHOP Click


+ AFTER PUERTO RICAN COOL STEAK!





NEWPORT KILLER CRYSTAL/

BONNE NUIT MIAMI!

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A hube of art activity, O.H.W.O.W. was the first and last place you go and hang out each night for this year's Art Basel.

ABOUT O.H.W.O.W : Aaron Bondaroff and Al Moran's O.H.W.O.W. Miami's most exciting high profile art space. Designed by Rafael de Cardenas of Architecture at Large, the venue features prominent international and U.S. based experimental art as well as innovative contemporary art forms through an alternative cross-disciplinary perspective.
ABOUT DEITCH PROJECTS : Deitch Projects is the creation of renowned art dealer Jeffrey Deitch. Comprised of three gallery spaces in New York City, he has presented radical exhibitions since 1996.www.deitch.com

ABOUT TIM BARBER : Barber is a photographer, curator, book publisher, and designer. He oversees the website www.tinyvices.com, where he encourages visitors to submit their photographs and artwork.

ABOUT PERES PROJECTS : Iconoclastic dealer Javier Peres' gallery in Los Angeles, Berlin and occasionally Athens. He represents Dan Colen, Agathe Snow, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Dash Snow. He discovered and promoted Terence Koh.

ABOUT KATHY GRAYSON : She is director of Deitch Projects, currating shows there and all over the world. Kathy GRayson edits books, writes for I-D magazine, and makes paintings.

ABOUT PICTUREBOX : Art, music, photography, comics publisher & visual culture studio based in Brooklyn, NY, directed by Dan Nadel. PictureBox specializes in bringing artists visions to print in startling and unexpected ways. Posters, books, cds and more www.pictureboxinc.com

ABOUT TERENCE KOH : Worldwide famous artist and director of downtown Manhattan gallery Asian song society in Chinatown. www.asianpunkboy.com/
ABOUT NUEVA GALERIA DE LA BARRA :
Without a permanent physical space, NUEVA GALERIA DE LA BARRA creates exhibitions and situations in different cities and places, which engage with artistic production and public in non traditional ways. The gallery appears and disappears, it is everywhere and nowhere at the same time. Nueva Galeria de la Barra functions as an artists' cooperative. http://centrefortheaestheticrevolution.blogspot.com/
www.nuevagaleriadelabarra.com/

ABOUT ANDREAS MELLAS : He is the owner of new art gallery, AMP, located in the toughest, grimiest neighborhood of Athens. AMP www.a-m-p.gr/

OH AND NOW ONGOING AWESOME EXHIBITION AND PERFORMANCE : ATHENS, GR







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