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The Cubans are Coming!

September 04, 2009ARCHIVES, Updates

Please join us at Hamilton Artists Inc. for the Cuban/Hamilton Exchange exhibition, during the Friday, September 11th art crawl from 7 to 11 pm. Exhibition runs until October 30, 2009. See you then!!


Hamilton Artists Inc. hosts Hamilton Artists Sadko Hadzihasanovic, Bryce Kanbara, Anne Milne and Peter Karuna

and Cuban Artists Janet Ramirez Molina, La Teoría Dorada de Popeye (Josuhé Pagliery and Noël Serrano), with Wax Mannequin, Tiny Bill Cody and Ulysses Castellanos.

Curated by Ingrid Mayerhofer

¡Ojos: The Cubanos are Coming!

Red Tree Artists’ Collective is pleased to present ReMix Institute – A series of site-specific projects by local and visiting artists will be launched on Labour Day weekend and on the September James Street North Art Crawl. This public presentation of artworks represents the second phase of an international exchange project. In Spring 2009, ten artists from the greater Hamilton Area worked with Cuban artists in Cienfuegos, Cuba, and exhibited with them in a parallel event at the Havana Biennial. Phase 2 of ReMix, the Hamilton/Cienfuegos artists’ exchange takes place during three months from August to October, 2009, at a number of sites in Hamilton and beyond.

Hamilton event highlights are scheduled for the Labour Day weekend at Dundurn Castle, Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum, Griffin House, Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, The Pearl Company, the Labour Day Parade, and for the September James Street North Art Crawl, Friday, 11. September, at Hamilton Artists Inc, The Print Studio, Christ’s Church Cathedral and You Me Gallery. Exhibitions run from August through October at Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster: July 26 – September 7 The Pearl Company, 16 Steven Street: September 4 – 17, Hamilton Artists’ Inc, 161 James Street North: September 11 – October 30, The Print Studio, 173 James Street North: September 11 – October 24, You Me Gallery, 330 James Street North: September 11 – October 4

Artists’ works are available for sale at the Dundurn Castle gift shop during September.

Artists participating in the Hamilton phase of the exchange include:

Adrian Rumbaut
Alison Judd
Andrew McPhail
Anne Milne
Brian Kelly
Bryce Kanbara
Colina Maxwell
Delio Delgado
Fleur-Ange Lamothe
Janet Martínez Molina
Julio Ferrer
La Teoría Dorada de Popeye (Josuhé Pagliery and Noél Serrano with Wax Mannequin, Tiny Bill Cody, Ulysses Castellanos and others)
Pavel Acosta
Peter Karuna
René Francisco Rodriguez Hernandez
Sadko Hadzihasanovic
Shelley Niro

Performances, workshops and interventions are presented in collaboration with Hamilton’s Civic Museums, Brantford Native Housing, Workers Arts and Heritage Centre and the Hamilton and District Labour Council. Exhibitions are presented in partnership with Hamilton Artists Inc, The Print Studio, You Me Gallery and The Pearl Company.

The project is funded in part by the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.

For more information, please contact curator/project coordinator Ingrid Mayrhofer at
http://www.redtreecollective.ca/remix.htm

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