3 floors of space transforming interactive art
Opening Sept 30th 5-10pm
Gallery Hours Oct 1st 2-5pm
James Black Gallery
144 E 6th Ave $5 Donation
PatternNation : Cydney Eva Pattern and Costa Besta
Sleepless Mindz : Brotha Jason
Zandi Dandizette of James Black Gallery
Fabricated Fantasy is a collaborative visual art and sound exhibition by Artists: Cydney Eva Pattern and CostaBesta (South Africa) of PatternNation, Jason Bempong of Sleepless Mindz, Brianna Klassen (Bangalore), Erica Dee and Zandi Dandizette of James Black Gallery. Bringing together their collective love for colours, textiles and imagination Fabricated Fantasy will be a collection of new and existing work aimed at immersing the audience through textile, sound and texture.
PatternNation Blobs (interactive play sculptures amde with upcycled textiles and balloons) will be installed for the very first time as a “Blob Pit” think ball pits from when you were a kid! Mixes by DJ OWABOWA will be played in the blob pit, a mix of afro, house, kumbia, dancehall, kwaito, grime, gqom and hip hop.
The main gallery will be filled with interactive fabric installations by Brianna Klassen, PatternNation and Sleepless Mindz, an experimental soundscape set by Costa Besta, Erica Dee and friends will take place from8-10pm
Zandi Dandizette’s installation Transitory a permanent sculptural room transformation at James Black Gallery will be filled with a manifestation of Sleepless Mindz cloud sculptures, projections and more.