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I am here, You are there (Sculpture 3.0) by Chad Stayrook

Chashama 266 Gallery
266 West 37th Street, 212-391-8151 x 26
Midtown
June 13 - June 18, 2012
Reception: Sunday, June 17, 7 - 10 PM
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Exhibition Hours: Wednesday – Thursday, 7pm – 10pm Friday, 9am – 2pm Saturday – Sunday, 11am – 10pm Monday, 11 am – 5pm NOTE: exhibition can be seen online 24/7

Sculpture 3.0 will: • create a base station at 266 W. 37th St. NY, NY from 06.13.12-06.18.12 • tweet its GPS coordinates with an image of its surroundings every hour • accept your phone calls and transcribe your voicemails • project a running slideshow of images you send it • host a daily streaming podcast with Chad Stayrook • read excerpts from Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Adventures of Don Quixote, and Moby Dick • embark on great adventures using cutting edge chroma-key technologies • dictate new sculptures to be made by Chad Stayrook on-site • host a party on the moon on 06.17.17 at 6:00pm EST

Sculpture 3.0 highlights the relationship we as artists share with our work. It suggests a bond similar to other human relationships that is facilitated by various social platforms that allow us to be connected 24/7 as we go about our lives even though the reality of that connection is often repetitive and mundane. Sculpture 3.0 opens itself entirely to public participation by allowing them to interact with it in person, via telephone, and/or email. Theoretically, anyone in the world with a telephone or internet connection can interact with Sculpture 3.0. This media explosion will result in an artwork that is turned on and tuned in 24 hours a day 7 days a week. **All users wishing to be granted access should “LIKE” Sculpture 3.0 on Facebook: www.facebook.com/iamsculpture

Artist’s Bio: Chad Stayrook, born February 1st 1980, is a living and breathing artist working in New York. He received a B.F.A. from Ohio University and a M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute. Notable exhibits include “The Search for an unattainable beast: North” at Romer Young Gallery in San Francisco, “Shooting for the Stars.” at Vox Populi in Philadelphia, and the 2009 Incheon Women’s Artist Biennial in South Korea. Chad received the Van Lier fellowship from the JCAL Studio LLC program. He participated as an artist in residence at the Tin Shop in Colorado, and, most recently, in the Arctic Circle Program. Additionally, Chad is a founding member of the Bandwagon collective and a new creative incubation space in Brooklyn, Present Company

Artist’s Website: www.chadstayrook.com

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