Rhizome is pleased to welcome Philadelphia visual/sound artist Jim Strong for an exhibition and residency, from March 13 -26th 2017.
WORKSHOP is a multi-room installation of sound sculptures and drawing work produced in conjunction with Rhizome's "Unthings" program, which pairs artists/mentors with Takoma area youths.
On March 19th WORKSHOP will culminate in a cross-genre multimedia performance benefiting Many Languages, One Voice, a community initiative that works to empower Limited and non-English proficient communities.
WORKSHOP Schedule of Events:
March 16 & 23 - regular Unthings working sessions
March 18 - special session of Unthings - open to all youth 8+ (12-3pm)
March 19 - Benefit Performance for Many Languages, One Voice
March 21 - Performance (with Sahba Sizdakhani, & Barbiero/Byrd/Ghaphery)
March 25 - WORKSHOP Closing reception (4-6pm)
* Jim will also be hosting Open Gallery hours, both during shows and at other random times, follow RhizomeDC on Twitter for more details.
Jim Strong is a Philadelphia-based artist/musician. His work weaves experimental instrument building, improvisation, painting, sculpture, dance, curation, and cross-disciplinary collaborations. Jim is a member of Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia. http://jimstrongart.blogspot.com/