Monday, October 6, 2008

The Scion Instalation Five tour has kicked off

October 4th marks the kick off date for the Instalation Five tour from Scion. The program is designed to give exposure to both established and emerging artists.

Installation 5: Self Portraits
highlights a diverse array of artists from around the world and will visit nine cities including Miami, New York, Portland, Minneapolis, San Jose, and Los Angeles. For the first time, the tour will pass through the Detroit, Phoenix and Washington D.C. markets. This year each artist was asked to create his or her literal, or non-literal interpretation of the theme 'Self-Portraits'. Video art will be included for the first time in the tour's five-year history, alongside painting and photography
The tour will showcase the works of Painters: AJ Fosik, Alex Hornest, Andrew Schoultz, Andy Howell, Asylm, Blek le Rat, Codak, Edwin Ushiro, Francesco LoCastro, French, J. Shea, Jeff Soto, Kelsey Brookes, Kofie, Lisa Alisa, Mark Mothersbaugh, Nicholas Harper, Patrick Martinez, Rob Abeyta Jr., Ron English, Sage Vaughn, Skypage, Stormie Mills, Tessar Lo, Todd Tourso, Usugrow, Will Barras, Yoskay Yamamoto
Photographers: Angela Boatwright, Christina M. Felice, Eriberto Oriol, Eye One, Jamel Shabazz, Logan Hicks, Peter Beste, RETNA, Rick Rodney, Saber, Too Tall Jahmal
Video Artist: El Yem, Geoff Oki, Ian Lynam.

The opening night of the tour was held October 4th in Detroit at the C Pop Gallery (4160 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48201)

From there the tour will hit Maimi in December, during Art Basel and many more cities to follow. See the Schedule here!
Keep your eyes on this tour, read the Press Release here!

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