exhibition announcement: Corporate Art Expo '07 @ The Lab, SF

Posted by Nanette Wylde | Fri Mar 30th 2007 1:31 p.m.

PreNeo Press is pleased to announce the launch of
three new Meaning Maker editions in conjunction with
the exhibition "Corporate Art Expo '07" at The Lab in
San Francisco on March 30, 2007.

The new editions are: American Citizenship Edition,
Periodic Personal Evaluation Edition, and Relationship
to Nature Edition. These are added to Meaning Maker's
2006 stable: Academic Conference Edition, Art Viewing
Experience Edition, and Family Gathering Edition. More
on Meaning Maker at: http://meaningmaker.org

Lucky attendees can vie for giveaways of Meaning Maker
products at the opening reception.

Exhibition Dates: March 30 - April 28, 2007
Opening Reception: Friday, March 30, 6-9 PM
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 PM
Panel Discussion: Saturday, April 14, 4-6 PM

The LAB is located at 2948 16th Street at Capp in San
Francisco's Mission District.
p: 415.864.8855
http://thelab.org

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"Corporate Art Expo '07"
Shane Montgomery, curator

Featuring the Anti-Advertising Agency, Acclair, C5
Corporation, Davis & Davis Research, Meaning Maker,
Death and Taxes, Inc., Old Glory Condom Co., PP
Valise, SubRosa, Slop Art, TDirt, Tectonic
Corporation, and We Are War

Curator Statement:
Over the last few years, a new group of artists have
emerged that package themselves as corporate entities.
They develop a company name, a branding scheme, and
utilize the language of advertising and marketing.
These individual artists and collectives create art
objects, marketing materials, and performative
event-based pieces that can exist in a gallery setting
as well as in the public sphere. Much of this work
centers around issues of capitalism and consumerism.
By putting this work within the context of fictional
products or alternative services, we are able to
engage in a more enhanced conversation around topics
ranging from globalization, immigration reform, and
health care in a way that is whimsical and visually inspiring.
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