The Possible

When 29 Jan 2014 - 25 May 2014
Where BAM/PFA Galleries
2626 Bancroft Way, 2626 Bancroft Way 2625 Durant Avenue Between College and Telegraph
Berkeley, CA 94720
United States

The Possible is an experimental exhibition that reconceives the museum as a site for creative convergence. You will have the chance to be a part of this evolving exhibition by engaging directly with an exciting array of visiting artists.

As an open platform for shared creativity and the exploration of diverse artistic techniques, The Possible combines studio, classroom, library, gallery, and stage. A multisensory library provides context and inspiration, while the galleries are reconfigured as a series of workspaces: a ceramics studio, dye lab, print shop, and recording studio. Collaborating with one another and the public, a diverse range of guest artists will use these studios to create new work in a public forum. The finished works will filter into a gallery installation, building the exhibition over time. We hope to inspire a spirit of experimentation, improvisation, and play by providing opportunities for artists to go deeper into familiar mediums, experience new practices, and work collaboratively. The studios will function as classrooms during a series of Sunday public workshops and audiences will also be invited to participate in discussions, performances, and field trips during the course of the exhibition. And bring the whole family to Kids Club, a special gallery devoted to engaging children in the creative process that is at the heart of this project.

Artist in the Exhibition:
Mandy Aftel, Gwen Allen, Zina Al-Shurki, Bob Anderson, Carl Andre, Anzfer Farms, Robert Arneson, Michael Asher, Atelier Dion, Binta Ayofemi, Bahama Kangaroo, Robert Barry, Devon Bella, Drew Bennett, Wallace Berman, Kelly Best, Joseph Beuys, Elisheva Biernoff, B. Birmelin, Alan Bishop, Sue Bitney, Jana Blankenship, Kevin Blanquies, Mel Bochner, Book / Shop, Zoe Brezsny/KALX, Joan Brown, Nicola Buffa, Todd Bura, Rebecca Burgess, Sarah Cahill, Ajit Chauhan, Chuck Close, Colpa Press, Concrete Works, Bruce Conner, John Corbett, James Cordas, Creative Growth, Creative Growth Runway Team, N. Dash, Walter De Maria, Roy Denim, Matt Dick, Richard Diebenkorn, Paul Discoe, DIY, Ian Dolton-Thronton, Sasha Duerr, Dust-to-Digital, Jamie Dutcher, Edible Schoolyard, Liam Everett, Kyle Field/Little Wings, Luke Fischbeck/Lucky Dragons, Sam Fleischner, Flint Outdoors, Fluxus Collective, Lucas Ford, Amy Franceschini, Gautam Tejas Ganeshan, Linda Geary, General Idea, Gilbert & George, David Gilhooly, Aleishall Girard, Max Goldberg, Julia Goodman, Alison Gopnik, Akiko Graham, Fritz Haeg, Anna Halprin, Liz Harris/Grouper, Ryan Heffington, Ashley Helvey, Kathleen Henderson, Bici Hendricks, Cliff Hengst, Angela Hennessy, George Herms, Charles Christopher Hill, Douglas Huebler, Michael Hurley, Justin Hurty, IATA, Iko Iko, In The Make, Sandy Jacobs, Chris Johanson, Ray Johnson, SK Kakraba, Stephen Kaltenbach, Alan Kaprow, Rachel Kaye, Alexander Kori Girard, Knuf Knufison, Land and Sea, Megan Lavelle, Zachary Leener, Leslie Ceramics, Terri Loewenthal, Alan Lomax, Charles Long, Johnny Lopez and Turf Inc., Jackson Mac Low, George Maciunas, Lauren Mackler, Robert Mangold, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Tom Marioni, Marriage Recs, Ivy Jeane McClelland, Travis McFlynn, Lauren McIntosh, Travis Meinolf, Mekanix, Jim Melchert, Rob Millis, Mississippi Records, Gary Molitor, Robert Morris, Deepa Natarajan, Jay Nelson, Ruby Neri, Jessica Niello, NguzuNguzu, Raphael Noz, Shaun O’Dell, Yoko Ono, Dennis Oppenheim, Meara O’Reilly, Julia Parker, Kamau Patton, Philip Perkins, Don Potts, Renny Pritikin, Public Fiction, Publication Studio, Sarah Rara, Laurie Reid, Richard Richard, Brenda Richardson, Clare Rojas, Brion Nuda Rosch, Ed Ruscha, Rowena Sartin, Jesse Schlesinger, Peter Selz, Seth Siegelaub, Richard Sladden, Jack Smith, The Something, Dean Stockwell, Sublime Frequencies, Sumi Ink Club, Karamo Susso, Hadi Tabatabi, Emily Tareila, John Toki, Amy Trachtenberg, Ken Ueno, Ulay/Abramovic (Marina), Deborah Valoma, Ben Vautier, Bernard Venet, Benjamin Vilmain, Jerome Waag, Yoshiko Wada, Andy Warhol, Tessa Watson, Robert Watts, Rolf Wedewer, Lawrence Weiner, Matt Werth/RVNG INTL, Jocko Weyland, William T. Wiley, Maija Williams, Daren Wilson, Alf Young, LaMonte Young, Zoo Labs, John Zurier. New participants will be continually added throughout the exhibition.

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