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Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design
20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, January 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Special Philagrafika Program: Artist and Curator Brunch, Exhibition Walkthrough & Tour (FREE)
11 a.m. – brunch reception at The Galleries at Moore
11:30 a.m. – artist and curator exhibition walkthrough, NO RSVP needed
1 p.m. – special FREE tour at Eastern State Penitentiary relating to Doing Time | Depth of Surface.
RSVP is required for Eastern State tour ONLY, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, January 31, 7 p.m.
Gomez + Gonzalez Artist Talk at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
320 Brown Center, Maryland Institute College of Art
Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217
Free and open to the public.
Docent Led Exhibition Tours
Saturdays 12-12:30 p.m. and 1-1:30 p.m. from February 4 – March 17
Philagrafika docents will lead a 30-minute tour of the exhibition Doing Time / Depth of Surface,
highlighting stories from the artists' residency at Holmesburg Prison, while providing anecdotes and
background on the creation of the artworks. The docents will relate Depth of Surface, Gomez +
Gonzalez’ first U.S. exhibition, to contemporary printmaking and provide insight on the artists’
practice of printing architectural spaces. Tours meet at 12 pm and 1 pm in foyer outside Goldie Paley Gallery.
Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012,
Doing Time/Depth of Surface: Questions of Conservation and Preservation in Contemporary Art Practices
Stewart Auditorium, Moore College of Art & Design
20th and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a lively discussion around the issues of preservation and conservation as they relate to the artworks that artists Patricia Gómez and María Jesús González created during their residency at the now decommissioned Holmesburg Prison in Northeast Philadelphia.
Preservation is a theme that runs throughout these artworks and perhaps is best exemplified in the prints, which were made using a strappo technique to transfer the top layer of selected prison walls to large sheets of black fabric.
Following a brief guided tour of the exhibition, panelists will discuss how our notion of preservation is both acknowledged and challenged in these artworks.
Panelists: Professor Frank Matero, Professor of Architecture, Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania
Gwynne Ryan, Sculpture Conservator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Professor Jennie Hirsh, Director of the MA in Critical Studies Program and Faculty Member in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Maryland Institute College of Art, and contributor to the Doing Time/Depth of Surface exhibition catalog
Co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Area Conservation Association