Category Archives: Past

Invisible City :: 11.16.12-11.29.12

Invisible City: Core at HAP

Opening November 16th, 7-9pm
Open November 16th-29th. Gallery hours during this show by appointment only.

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Dorchester Open Studios :: 10.20.12 – 10.21.12

Open Studios

Saturday and Sunday October 20th and 21st, 2012
The Howard Art Project is pleased to be participating in this year’s Dorchester Open Studios.

For more information, see the Dorchester Arts Collaborative

Ask Me :: 10.27.12 – 11.11.12

Ask Me

works by ICA Visitor Assitants

October 27th through November 11th
Opening Reception Saturday, October 27th 6-9pm
Open Sat & Sun 12-4pm or by appointment

Heart Shards :: 9/1/12

Experimental Puppet Theater:
Heart Shards

Saturday September 1st
at 9:00 pm

The first and one-night only performance of Heart Shards, a post-Fordist allegorical, experimental marionette theater for melancholics.

Heart Shards is a psychological fairytale.
After the death of her mother, Crimson refuses to feel sadness again and puts her heart in a jar. She takes it to the playground where Tara, Clumsy Klaus, and Simon don’t understand. Out of conflict emerges a story about community, commodity,and empathy.

Precarious work and living situations unite in a puppet performance:

Written and built by Nina Prader.
Puppeteered by Nina Prader and friends.

MASQUERADER :: 8.5.12-8.11.12

MASQUERADER

August 5th through August 11th
Opening Reception: Sunday, August 5th 4-7pm

Charlie plays an actor who bungles several scenes and is kicked out. He returns convincingly dressed as a lady and charms the director. Even so, Charlie never makes it into the film, winding up at the bottom of a well.
– The Masquerader, 1914 starring Charlie Chaplin (synopsis of) —

In many of Chaplin’s films, playing with the tools and format of film were integral parts of the end production. His genius was how he conveyed ideas, often routed through his modeling of the perpetual outsider. Through this, the filmaker conveyed an awareness of a grinding industry and smothering homogeneity on humanity, without discussing such issues outright.

The works in this exhibition are not united under a single torch of philosophy, but all search out a deeper gestalt below the surface of materials by eluding conventions of ethereal marks, ochre colors, or other tropes typically associated with such depth or intensity. The artists each dissect and bungle within their mediums, producing work that physically ‘returns’ in some other incarnation through dedication, charm, and even sleight-of-hand with the mediums involved.

Among the fervid masked creatures, internal themes and cultural ones are not ideas to be separated.

The outlandish is strangely grounded.

Congratulations! You have been rejected! :: 5.18.12-5.31.12

Congratulations! You have been…
rejected!!!


May 18th – May 31st

A group show of work that has been rejected from other shows a minimum of three times.

Featuring
Sarah Hill
Faith Johnson
Cathleen Faubert
Melissa Boyajian
Fred Ata
Arpi Adamyan

Curated by Melissa Boyajian and Faith Johnson

Open Studios :: 11.18.11

Open Studios


Friday, November 18th 6-9pm
A night of performance featuring Creighton Baxter & Bobby Andres, Wonhee Cho, Sebatian Degre, Antonio Morales, and Hayley Morgenstern