416 25th St.
Oakland, California 94612

21 Grand Gallery presents:

Greetings from Oakland- The Immortalization Project

Fri, Oct 7, 7:00pm-10:00pm, Oakland

MORE INFO: http://lexawalsh.com

This is an opening exhibition of artist Lexa Walsh's show entitled "Greetings from Oakland- The Immortalization Project".

Walsh has invited the public to participate by bringing an object that is kept for nostalgic reasons only. The participants and their objects have been photographed and filmed during interviews about the objects' histories. Walsh has been meeting participants on the street in various locations in Downtown Oakland.

A selection of photographic images turned into postcards have been made throughout the process- postcards of Oakland- with the images of the objects and text summaries of the stories. These postcards will be available to the public as the project continues.

Photographic images of the objects and the participants, video footage and the postcards will make up an opening presentation at 21Grand gallery on Friday, October 7 2005. A closing reception on Thursday, October 27 will mark the end of the project, as additions will have been made to the exhibition.

The participants and public are encouraged to bear witness to the work they will have created together. Also shown at the gallery will be examples of previous Immortalization Projects (Belgrade, Los Angeles). These images and stories will also appear on The Immortalization Project website.

The Immortalization Project will be realised in Taipei in November 2005.

Walsh is currently meeting participants on a drop-in basis at the following locations:

Immortalizing of Objects: September 9 - October 16

10am-3pm, Downtown Oakland Farmer's Market- in front of Ratto's: Washington Street @ 9th
4pm-6pm, Oakland City Center Plaza

Saturdays: By Appointment. Please contact if you would like to be visited at your organization

Sundays: 10am-3pm, Jack London Square Farmer's Market

Friday, October 7

21 Grand Gallery
416 25th Street
Oakland, CA, 94612


Website: http://lexawalsh.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 510-282-6311

About 21 Grand Gallery:
21Grand is a volunteer-run interdisciplinary arts space hell-bent on presenting a macrocosmic panoply of emerging and experimental artists, focusing on genre-bending and innovative works of visual arts and live art (i.e. performative and media art presented to a live audience). Events range from the populist to the academic.

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