photo: courtesy Sadie Halie Projects, 2013
The Amateur Astronomers Society of Voorhees hosts salons featuring guest artists, historians, scientists, collectors, and storytellers. Past participants include:
Dr. Emily L. Rice
Jess Willa Wheaton
PJ Gubatina Policarpio
The Wernher Von Brown Club
The first series took place from December 2012-January 2013 in the Voorhees Building in Hell's Kitchen.
Sadie Halie Projects (Brooklyn) was the site of a salon on June 29th, 2013, co-curated by SHP's Jennie Ekstrand & Patrick Gantert. It brought together
Ariana Van Gelder
and Emmy Catedral
JUNE 2014 - OCTOBER 2014
SOLAR SYSTEM WALKS
As part of the program surrounding the exhibition Bringing The World Into The World, AASV was invited to host three 1.5 hour walking salons, each with a different guest guide to Chris Burden's 1983 work, Scale Model of the Solar System. Each tour was accompanied by Emmy Catedral as navigator.
Vol. 1: The opening day tour took place Saturday, June 14, 4:30-6:00 pm, led by artist Nate Carey, with interplanetary music of the spheres by Jane Carver. Vol. 1 began at the site of Pluto, and moved towards the center, following the gravitational pull of our star, the Sun.
Vol. 2: The second tour took place on Sunday, September 21, 3:30-5:00 pm guided by curator and educator, PJ Gubatina Policarpio. This tour departed from the Sun at Queen Museum's Panorama of The City of New York.
Vol. 3: The final tour is took place Sunday, October 12, 4:00-5:30 pm, led Astronomer Dr. Emily L. Rice, and friends from Astronomy on Tap.
For directions, more information and to RSVP (free, but spots are limited) please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
an external project site:
Honorary Advisory Board