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"Call for Artists: Not with a BANG but with an SUV"
2008-09-22 until 2008-10-04
The North Okanagan Artists Alternative is calling for environmentally minded artists, writers and performers to take part in an exhibition to be held at Gallery Vertigo from October 7th to November 1st, 2008. "This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper."(Eliot)
How will the world end? According to T.S. Eliot, it will end with a whimper, and not a cataclysmic event.
This NOAA Annual Members themed exhibition invites members think about this idea and to create works that address such environmental issues as air pollution, water and soil degradation, pesticide use, rampant urban sprawl, public transportation, abuse of fossil fuels, food hybridization, loss of wildlife habitat, animal extinction, etc. This is a chance for visual artists, musicians, actors, writers and caring citizens to express their concerns and raise awareness in creative fashion.
The exhibition is for members only, but new members are always welcome. The annual membership fees are very affordable. Please call the gallery to enquire - 250-503-2297, or check out their website www.galleryvertigo.com for more information.
An Opening Reception for the exhibition is scheduled for Thursday, October 16th @ 7pm.
All those wishing to perform, read, etc. are invited to sign up to be part of the evening's entertainment. please call the gallery asap if you are interested.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Free admission. Please bring non-perishable food items for donation to the local food bank in celebration of World Food Day (also on October 16th). Complimentary refreshments and entertainment. Many artists in attendance.
Deadline for exhibition submissions is Saturday, October 4th at 4pm
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