From the start, RedLine has had a hybrid identity: Its a place where artists maintain studios; its a venue for exhibitions; and it aims to integrate art into the public realm. And clearly, the hiring in June of P. J. DAmico as RedLines director means that the public component will get a major push, as DAmico comes from the community-development world rather than the art scene.
A great example of this new thrust is todays launch of the ten-day event Masters of Art, Sound and Love, sponsored by the Audio Art Group. Its described as a mash-up, says DAmico. With a mash-up, the creativity of young people allows them to own their art. Theyre not playing by rules and theyre not narrowly defining themselves, so theres a whole host of new creative categories.
There will be an art show, of course, but its been relegated to a stage set for a non-stop series of poetry readings, music and scratch-artist performances, film screenings and lectures. It all starts at noon today at RedLine, 2350 Arapahoe Street, and runs until 10 p.m.; the multimedia event stays open through September 26. For more information, go to www.artsoundlove.com.
Sept. 16-26, 2010
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