The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions Opening

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Start:
March 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
End:
March 21, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Venue:
FedEx Global Education Center
Phone:
+1.919.962.2435
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301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Penguin and ChickCelebrate the opening of the art exhibition The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions with a live concert and multimedia presentation, artist talks, an art viewing and a reception.

The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions is a multifaceted art exhibition featuring original oil paintings by UNC student Caroline Orr, a site-specific art installation by Hanes Visiting Artist-in-Residence Bright Ugochukwu Eke and global water images submitted to the 2012-2013 Carolina Global Photography Competition.

Coinciding with World Water Day, the exhibition opening on March 21 will begin with a reception and art viewing at 6 p.m. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Allen Anderson and Brooks de Wetter-Smith will present three multimedia works composed by Anderson – Iceblink, a meditation on Antarctica with photography/videography by de Wetter-Smith and a live performance by eight musicians, soprano and narrator; re:turn radius with photography by Tama Hochbaum and solo flute performance by de Wetter-Smith; and Graffito with electronic music and video created by Hochbaum. Orr, Eke, Anderson, Hochbaum and de Wetter-Smith will also share brief remarks about their work.

This event is hosted by the UNC Art Department, Department of Music and UNC Global with support from the African Studies Center.

Parking may be available in the McCauley Deck under the FedEx Global Education Center.

Photo by Brooks de Wetter-Smith.

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