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Kevin Bewersdorf and Paul Slocum, Spirit Surfers

138 Bayard Street, between Graham and Manhattan, 646-258-3792
March 22 - May 4, 2008
Reception: Saturday, March 22, 7 - 10 PM
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Exhibited works by Kevin Bewersdorf include: “Two videos for the Mitchell Chiropractic Clinic Separated by Eighteen Years” (two channel video) and “Maximum Sorrow Throw Blanket #2” (digitally produced quilt). Also in the show “Four Seasons” (gicle print on canvas) and “You’re Not My Father” (video) by Paul Slocum. Both artists will collaborateon the launch of a brand new web-surfing club “Spirit Surfers”, which will premiere at the opening reception. (

This joint exhibition is an exploration of a new type of objecthood, which emerged as a product of the information era: the ephemeral-imperfect, forced back into the palpable reality from the domain of codes and numbers. Kevin Bewersdorf and Paul Slocum work toward establishing the contemporary expressive vocabulary, capable of transforming the internet-mediated, generic content into meaningful statements.

Paul Slocum is a new media artist, curator and a musician, currently living and working in Dallas, Slocum was recently included in Nexus Texas at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas. He has also been included in exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas, and the National Center for the Arts, Mexico City, Mexico. In 2004, his work was exhibited at the Liverpool Biennial in the United Kingdom. In addition, he has been invited to do performances in France, The Netherlands, Canada, The United Kingdom, and New York.

Kevin Bewersdorf is a conceptual media artist living in Austin. His was featured recently in Passing Time and the Changing Seasons of Time at Okay Mountain in Austin and he will have his first solo show in New York at V&A in the Spring. He is also known for his work in the critically acclaimed film, LOL: The Movie,which he co-wrote and stars in.
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