Join us for Thirsty Thursday as we welcome artist Juan Martinez and Dashboard for a presentation of the recycled pedicabs turned animal riders by Dave Eggers and Juan Martinez.

This mini-herd of animal-inspired bicycles is bringing awareness to transportation challenges faced by students. The bicycles will be on view at Georgia Tech at the Ferst Center for the Arts October 26-November 11, 2017. Atlanta Contemporary will host the bicycles November 12-November 19, 2017.

The Spirit of the Animals is in the Wheels by Dave Eggers and Juan Martinez
Video directed, shot, and edited by Noah Elliott Morrison.

Photos courtesy of 826Michigan.

The Spirit of the Animals is in the Wheels by Dave Eggers and Juan Martinez

Bios

Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers is an American writer and artist. Trained as a painter, Eggers’ artworks have been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, the Nevada Museum of Art, the Biennial of the Americas, and numerous other galleries and art spaces. Eggers has won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the TED Prize, and has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. 

Juan Martinez

Juan Martinez is a Detroit metal artist who creates fantastical, functional creations. His work has been shown in galleries, museums and out on the streets in Detroit, Austin, New Orleans, and beyond.

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Location

The bicycles will be on display at GA Tech's Ferst Center for the Arts from October 26-November 11. From there they will move to Atlanta Contemporary's front plaza to be displayed November 12-19.

Ferst Center for the Arts
349 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0468
404-894-9600 Box Office
404-894-2787 Administrative Office
Email: [email protected]



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