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Past Event March 17, 2016 / 6:00pm – 9:00pm
TROPIC OF GEMINI
by Kirstin Mitchell
Presented by Dashboard
Viewers will observe artist Kirstin Mitchell performing along this imaginary straight line for Momentum Exercises: Tropic of Gemini. Mitchell will be walking downslope and away from paradise for several hours.
There is an intermediate movement in which we spend most our lives. We are midair, mid-step, mid-destination. While walking towards an unknown, we catch undefined glimpses of ourselves. This is the second exercise on momentum. The first exercise engaged the upper body and deliberate force through archery.
The first performance for Momentum Exercises, “One Shot” (2015), was presented by Dash Initial at Antenna Gallery, New Orleans.
Kirstin Mitchell is a multi-media artist living in Atlanta, Georgia. Mitchell creates experiential environments in various mediums including, painting, installation and performance. Her work has been shown throughout the East Coast and Internationally, in Austria and Italy. Mitchell is a recent MOCA GA Working Artist Project Fellow. She has performed with the support of the Franklin Furnace Fund in Manhattan, New York. Mitchell’s work has been featured in publications including Art in America, Art Papers and Flash Art magazines.
September 26 / 7:00pm
Grant Information Session
Presented by Creative Capital
Learn how artists can apply for the Creative Capital Award valued at $100,000, all dedicated to supporting artists complete their innovative project ideas.
September 29 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.
October 3 / 7:00pm
Nexus Award 2019
Honoring Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole
Atlanta Contemporary honors Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole with the 2019 Nexus Award at a reception on Wednesday, October 3.