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eteam, The International Airport Montello


Art in General
79 Walker Street, 212-219-0473
Tribeca / Downtown
January 27 - March 31, 2007
Reception: Saturday, January 27, 6 - 8 PM
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The International Airport Montello is a project by the New York-based artist’s collective known as eteam, in collaboration with citizens of Montello, Nevada, that centers on a 10-acre piece of land purchased by eteam from an auction at The project entails “the production of memories,” described below, and now also a multi-channel video installation, which will be on exhibition at Art in General from January 27-March 31, 2006.

International Airport Montello consists of a series of recurring events in or about an abandoned airstrip-that is approximately 6000 feet and located nearby the eteam’s land-in order to reignite its use or potential. This has included the creation of events that would generate or revitalize a culture around the airstrip, and that would consequently help revaluate its use as a vital and entertaining site that would further developments in Montello. With the assistance of eteam, a number of local restaurants and businesses in Montello will revamp their interior spaces turning the town into a place “like any other” airport.
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