Chiun-Kai Shih: Hipstamatic Lens Photography Show
At this interactive gallery show, guests will get to experience what Chunky and his lens are all about. Guests can meet Chunky himself and view Chunky’s GQ Taiwan fashion spread with Taylor Fuchs (shot entirely on the iPhone). Plus, guests will be able to download the Chunky lens app for free and project their photos live in the 3rd Ward Gallery and online on the Hipstamatic and 3rd Ward websites. To RSVP, use the link above. Thursday, February 10. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. 195 Morgan Avenue, 3rd Ward.
No Book Jackets Required
Four independent curators KiptonArt Founding Director Kipton Cronkite, Gawker Artists Curator Liz Dimmitt, Independent Curator and Phillips dePury Director Anne Huntington and nAcsent Art Co-founding Director Jennifer Wallace will discuss challenges currently faced by curators and artists in finding alternate spaces for exhibitions, programming and sales. The open panel will be moderated by Geri Thomas, President of arts & culture consulting firm Thomas & Associates, Inc. The panel will be followed with a cocktail hour and tour of the club’s landmark building afterward. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Wednesday, February 9. 8 p.m. Free/$5. 25 Eighth Avenue, The Montauk Club.
NYC Superfund: Toxic Solution or Toxic Label?
What will the recent Superfund designations of Newtown Creek in Queens and the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn mean for community residents and the rest of the city? How will they affect the plans of real estate developers interested in revitalizing these post-industrial zones? What is the fate of the natural environments themselves? Find out at this meeting on Tuesday! Reservations required: 917-492-3395 or email@example.com. Tuesday, February 8. 6:30 p.m. $6/$8/$12. 1220 Fifth Avenue, Museum of the City of New York.
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