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1 night + 2 artists + 3 projectors = 4Walls

We continue our monthly interactive one-night installation series 4Walls on April 13th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm in the Dynamite Space, located on the bottom floor of Thornes Marketplace. This month’s 4Walls presents the work of Burns Maxey and Sara Smith, two innovative Western Massachusetts artists working across diverse artistic disciplines. Both artists will share work […]

travels from the recent past… and into the near future

They started in 2006 floating down the Mississippi on rafts made of junk turned treasure. Now this group of artists has begun a new installation in Philly this summer. Be sure to check it out if you are traveling in the area: http://www.missrockaway.org/wordpress/07/10/the-armada-lands-at-paa-in-philadelphia/  

An Abbreviated History with Burns Maxey

Burns Maxey is an inter-media artist based in Easthampton who’s work was recently featured in the Hosmer Gallery at Forbes Library.  This body of work, the Easthampton Alphabet is an incredible journey through the hilarious, strange, heartfelt, and tragic history of Easthampton’s residents. These works on paper were inspired by sifting through microfiche and finding […]

extraordinary objects of the not so everyday: Ariel Kotker’s handmade world

  Witnessing Ariel Kotker’s exhibition last fall at the Flywheel was like walking into an exploded graphic novel.  The forms are simultaneously familiar and fantastic. My mouth sort of fell open and gasped. Oh my, what feats of craft! The collection of objects making up the incredible installation, His Room As He Left It, is an ever growing alternate world of handmade items […]

Temporary Services Bibliography

A great collection of essays, journals, booklets, books, and ephemera shared by Chicago’s Temporary Services and friends.