SOFA KINGDOM - In the Valley of Comic Sans: Charlie Mylie + Timothy Amundson

Organization Charlotte Street: Urban Culture Project Space
Hours Thursday, Saturday: 12:00pm - 05:00pm

FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC!

Opening starts at February 19,2010 06:00pm
Opening ends at February 19,2010 09:00pm
Address 21 E 12th Street, Kansas City, Mo, United States
Phone 816 221 5115
Start February 19, 2010
End March 6, 2010
Closed Sunday - Wednesday, Friday


Sofa Kingdom in the Valley of Comic Sans is a new, site-specific installation by Kansas City based artists Timothy Amundson and Charlie Mylie. Amundson and Mylie, both artists in UCP’s Studio Residency Program, are generating “an interactive, performative space of play.” This multi-media environment is envisioned as a platform for “improvisations, cooperations, and transformations,” whereby “actors become sculptures, performative games become improvisational dance, paintings become platforms, drawings become instructions, objects become tasks, formal sculptures become architectural interventions, and viewing becomes experience.” Over the course of the evening, such array of transformations will unfold, with such materials as wood, fabric, guitars, electric fans, fermenting wine, pedestals, lights, plants, paint, play-dough, diverse found objects, and human beings cast as active players in a real-time theatrical event.

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