Identity and History
In response to this year's Summer Salon Series theme–What does a city need?– the evening of June 30, 2011 will consider the idea of Identity and History.
The following is a detailed list of the evening's events and participants:
5:00 - 9:00 pm: Edward Kihn debuts his new two-channel video installation Balboa Ellipsis. This work uses news reports, archival photographs and a peripatetic camera to link episodes in Balboa Park’s history to the ascendance of the Navy in San Diego.
This video will be screened in Gallery 16.
5:00 – 8:30 pm: Giuseppe No-Host Bar Giuseppe's Restaurant will offer beer, wine and light snacks.
The bar is located in the Museum's Lower Rotunda.
6:00 – 7:00 pm: Art Making Activity Join Museum Educator Brian Patterson anytime during the six o'clock hour for an art marking activity that explores color. This project is fun and engaging for all ages and skill levels.
This project will take place in the Museum's IMAGE Gallery.
7:00 pm: Edward Bosley will present his lecture The Poignant Past: Greene & Greene, Lost in San Diego. This presentation revisits the only San Diego structure designed by some of America’s most revered Arts and Crafts architects, and investigates its inspirations and influences, from William Morris, to Japan, to Gustav Stickley. Edward Bosley is Director of the Gamble House at University of Southern California.
This talk will take place in Gallery 18.
8:00 pm: 2837 University Presentation
David White of Agitprop will present the concepts behind one of Agitprop's recent and ongoing projects- the "2837 University". The project starts from the question "Could a "university" be assembled from preexisting neighborhood spaces?" The presentation will outline the conceptual starting point for the project, how it is being established, and where it hopes to go in the future.
This presentation will take place in Gallery 18.
8:15 pm: Edward Kihn will hold an informal talk about his work.
This work will take place in Gallery 16.