Gift Shop: Project #5

We gave love a bad name
We made a screaming masterpiece
Joe Plummer came up from Portland
At some moments, everything was illuminated
And it was loud


Joe Plummer
Eric Fredericksen
Tyler Cufley
Ben Chickadel
Leo Saul Berk
Gretchen Bennett
March 3rd – March 14th

The Gift Shop

The Gift Shop Project #5 of 6

This is the fifth in a series of projects initiated and developed by Seattle artist Matthew Offenbacher which have turned the abandoned Henry Art Gallery gift shop into an autonomous, artist-powered, alternative exhibition space. Goals include: involving a diverse and interesting group of artists; developing means and methods which acknowledge the contingent nature of this particular site; generating new understandings of what an exhibition can be; and enjoying the pleasure and energy generated by working together. This iteration of the gift shop may include a drumming residency and the spontaneous formation of new bands.

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