Laura Vitale: White Sands

POSTED BY: RecessActivities | Tue Jul 17th, 2012 4:07 p.m.

Laura Vitale: White Sands

Reception: Thursday July 19th, 2012, 6:00-8:00 pm
Closing Reception: Thursday September 13, 2012 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 19th join us for a reception marking the beginning of Laura Vitale's Session at Recess. Over the course of White Sands, Vitale will transform Recess into a research laboratory for testing the audio-visual properties of gypsum plaster.

About the Artist:
Laura Vitale’s work orients around sound, also utilizing video, drawing, photography, sculpture, and performance. She graduated with an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in May 2012, and holds a BA in Visual Art from Brown University, 2007. She has made commissioned installations and performances for WNYC and Issue Project Room, been a Van Lier Fellow at Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, and received a New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant. In fall of 2012, she will perform a New Programming Commission for Triple Canopy. In 2009, Vitale co-founded We Are Your Friends, a community choral group that celebrates the untrained voice.

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With special thanks to Bryan Chang, Ian Gamble, Paul Geluso, and Anika Schwarzwald for their expertise, and to Harvestworks for their generosity.


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