Contours of the Wind

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Thursday, March 6th, 2014

· 233 Mott Street NY, NY 10012

SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2014 is NYC's curator-driven art fair with a single art fair theme. Curators are invited to participate and create unique exhibitions within the context of the central theme. The 2014 art fair theme is PUBLICPRIVATE. PUBLICPRIVATE surveys how the high visibility of the self in the 21st Century everyday – via social network, selfie ubiquity, jealous vacation landscape, video-game avatar, and surveillance M.O. – activates and disinhibits the artist practice, and that contrary or complementary production of self which is the artist process. Curators will explore, among many topics, this public exposure as related to over three hundred artworks, along with its natural antithesis – the artist proliferation of false identities, muddled academicisms, hall-of-mirrors conceits, pretending all the while to self-portraiture. Radiating off of this exhibition concept, three stories of the Old School will again transform into a center for artistic exploration, “Old New York-style” inhabitation (as much as such a thing is possible), formal discussion, and social common-ground.By offering a “break” from the typical art fair model, SPRING/BREAK Art Show aims to turn observation into interaction and reimagine the trade show platform as an opportune playground, instead, of the curator’s exhibition ideal. We have teamed up with Paddle8 this year to host a selection of curated works from each curatorial project in the art fair.

A portion of proceeds go to benefit ProjectArt, a non-profit arts education initiative for children in Harlem. The Paddle8 auction may be viewed at www.paddle8.com/auctions/springbreak A preview of the comprehensive art works for SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2014 may be viewed at: www.springbreakartfair.com

Curators: Kari Adelaide, Vanessa Albury, Rafa Arrocha, Marc Azoulay, Wills Baker, Natasha Becker, Chris Bors, Tracy Causey-Jeffery, Angela Conant, Kathleen Cullen, Curaçao C.M., Elizabeth Denny, David Alexander Flinn, Rachel Garrard, Andrew Gori, Jessica Hodin, Joe Kay, Ambre Kelly, Amy Kisch, Natalie Kovacs, Simon Lee, John J McGurk, Patrick Meagher, Adam G. Mignanelli, Collin Munn, Pauli Ochi, Amani Olu, Larry Ossei-Mensah, Rachel Rampleman, Max Razdow, Marina T. Schindler, Amanda Schmitt, Sarah Sulistio, Maureen Sullivan, Eve Sussman, Benjamin Sutton, Yulia Topchiy, Tali Wertheimer, Johann Wolfschoon Artists Vanessa Albury, Scott Avery, Ronnie Bass, Will Bates (Fall On Your Sword), Sarah Bereza, Chris Bors, Kevin Bourgeois, Jesse Bransford, Candice Breitz, Paolo Buggiani, Maria Louisa Calandra, Andrew Chan, Caroline Wells Chandler, Lia Chavez, Peter Clough, Angela Conant, Crystal Curtis, Mira Dancy, Dustin Guy Defa, Michel Demanche, Jamie Diamond, Steven Dobbin, Marlene Dumas, Jordan Eagles, Giselle Elias, Bradley Eros, Valery Estabrook, Miky Fabrega, Sean Fader, Devin Farrand, Thale Fastvold, David Alexander Flinn, Marthe Ramm Fortun, Tara Fracalossi, Julien Gardair, Rachel Garrard, Tim Geraghty, Noah Gershman, Roman Grandinetti, Carl Gunhouse, Jen Gustavson, Jack Henry, Charles Heppner, Lynn Hershman Leeson, An Hoang, Erin Rachel Hudak, Scott Hug, Adam Ianniello, Juliet Jacobson, Rin Johnson, Daniel Johnston, Alex Jovanovich, Ambre Kelly, Jamie Knowles, Ellie Krakow, Abshalom Jac Lahav, Thom Lail, Holly Laws, Simon Lee, Monia Lippi, Roman Liška, Lucia Love, Senzeni Marasela, Carly Mark, Rachel Mason, Keith Mayerson, Jennifer & Kevin McCoy, Niall Mclelland, Alex McQuilkin, Patrick Meagher, Jessica Mensch, Dan Meth, Coralina Meyer, Jean-Baptiste Michel, Mileece, Andy Mister, Azikiwe Mohammed, Rebecca Morgan, Zanele Muholi, Melissa Murray, Joe Namy, Liz Nielsen, Benjamin Wolf Noam, Trong Gia Nguyen, Bruno Pogačnik Wukodrakula, Devin Powers, Paul Pfeiffer, Ronny Quevedo, Will Rahilly, Rachel Rampleman, Max Razdow, Jacob Rhodes, Evan Robarts, Walter Robinson, Daniel Rozin, Tamara Santibanez, Mxolisi Dolla Sapeta, Sigrid Sarda, Robert Saywitz, Björne Schülke, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Marielis Seyler, Shoplifter aka Hrafnhildur Arnardottir, Ramon Silva, Hrvoje Slovenc, Joshua Smith, Michael St. John, Kendra Sullivan, Eve Sussman, Arne Svenson, Rob Swainston, Michael Tharp, Panos Tsagaris, Michael Valinsky, Ali Van, Grace Villamil, Alice Waese, Angela Washko, Konrad Wyrebek, Zane York, Lucas Zallmann About SPRING/BREAK Art Show SPRING/BREAK Art Show offers a new platform for curators and artists to participate in major Art Week projects. Curators and artists are asked to participate by invitation only, and there is no fee for their participation.