ShadeCloud at Art League Houston will remain on view until February 24, 2012. Visit my blog to see a video of Houston weatherman Frank Billingsley discussing this installation. www.emilysloanblog.blogspot.com
Serpentine Fence at Discovery Green
You have until December 25, 2011 to play the Insperity Golf Experience mini-golf course at Houston's Discovery Green curated by Clint Willour. I designed and created hole #1.
We're doing it again! Salon des Refusés 2011!
Announcing a Salon des Refusés of artwork rejected from Lawndale Art Center's "The BIG Show." Details...
New location: M Squared / The Old Heights Theater
Opening date: July 1, 2011, 6:30-9:00pm
Drop off dates and times:
Sunday, June 26, 1pm to 5pm
Monday, June 27, 5pm to 8pm
TX BI 2011
Curation Myth Ministries (www.curationmyth.blogspot.com), inside Box 13 ArtSpace (www.box13artspace.com), is hosting TX BI 2011, opening Saturday, April 30, 7-9:30pm with an artists' talk on Saturday, May 21 at 2pm. This exhibition is organized and curated by Emily Sloan.
Hair Wash: Benefit for Japan
Hair Wash, a reincarnation of my hair washing performance, will take place as a fundraiser for the Red Cross, on Sunday, April 21, 2011 at Gallery 1724 from 10am to 6pm.
NAP Church: Daylight Saving Time Travel
NAP Church: Daylight Saving Time Travel a collaboration with Patrick Turk will take place on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Art League Houston (www.artleaguehouseon.org) as we attempt to reclaim sleep lost due to daylight saving.
NAP Church at Little Woodrow's
January's NAP Church will take place at Little Woodrow’s, 4235 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77025, on Sunday, January 23, 2011 from 1pm to 4pm. This event is in conjunction with playoffs and artist June Woest’s RoadsignUSA project including a nearby billboard designed by artist Mari Omori inspired by Napping Affects Performance. The sign was unveiled on August 26, 2010 and will be removed shortly after Sunday’s service.
I am the artist-in-residence at 14 Pews where I will be creating performances. More to come...Soon!
A church has sprung from Napping Affects Performance! We will have monthly community nap meetings open to all faiths. Dates posted soon...or follow us at www.nappingaffectsperformance.blogspot.com
Funeral Party for the Living news and links
Funeral Party for the Living
Saturday, January 1, 2011 5pm at 14 Pews, 800 Aurora St., Houston, Texas 77009. For more info. visit: www.thelivingwake.blogspot.com
Rebirth and Water Break
A performance and participation event to take place at El Rincon Social on Sunday, November 14 from 5pm to 10pm. A truck bed filled with blessed fluid will be on hand for participants to be submerged and reborn. The evening will end with The Breaking of the Water from the truck.
This event is open to participants and observers.
E.W.W....Eulogy Writing Workshop
I will be hosting a Eulogy Writing Workshop for the latituders in labotanica's (www.labotanica.org) "School of Latitudes" on Thursday, September 16 from 6pm to 7:30pm.
Wash---September 11, 2010
Wash is a hair washing performance to take place on Saturday, September 11, 2010 from 9am to 5pm at Gallery 1724, 1724 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005. Wash is free and open to the public.
RoadsignUSA and Napping Affects Performance
Artists Mari Omori and June Woest have a project called RoadsignUSA which will be recognizing the Napping Affects Performance project through a billboard to be unveiled next Thursday, August 26. The location of the billboard is: 4200 block of Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77401. On Friday, August 27 from 5-8pm, Napping Affects Performance will be nearby at Little Woodrows with a mobile nap station set up for napping. Come join us!
If you'd like a Mobile Nap delivered to your work place, complete with a cot, clean linens, pillow, face mask and ear plugs, call 713-582-1198 or eMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Latitudes @ labotanica
I am about to begin a residency at labotanica's School of Latitudes. While at labotanica, I will be working on "WAKE." Check out labotanica at: www.labotanica.org
Something to Put Something On
“Something to Put Something On” features Martha Clippinger’s, Russ Havard’s, and Isaac Powell’s explorations involving paintings on objects or object-like forms. In their artwork, the "something" and the “something it is on” become equally important. This exhibition is curated by Emily Sloan and is on view at Box 13 ArtSpace (www.box13artspace.com) July 24 through August 19, 2010.
Salon des Refusés
I am presently organizing an exhibition called Salon des Refusés. It is comprised of artwork rejected from Lawndale Art Center's The BIG Show. It will open at Gallery 1724, 1724 Bissonnet St. (between Dunlavy and Woodhead), Houston, Texas 77005 on Friday, July 9 from 8-10pm. The show will run through August 7, 2010.
(NAP) napping affects performance blog
Follow the project: www.nappingaffectsperformance.blogspot.com
NAP (napping affects performance)
(NAP) opened at Art League Houston on Friday, May 14.
(NAP) is a performance and participation project designed and organized by Emily Sloan providing community naps in collaboration with various performance projects, performances involving the delivery of naps to various sites/contexts around Houston, and an ongoing free nap site at Art League Houston. The free nap site can be utilized anytime during Art League Houston hours, Mondays through Fridays 9am-5pm and Saturdays from 11am-5pm. Stop in anytime, or reserve a spot by calling: 713-582-1198.
A new project called Napping Affects Performance (NAP), opens May 2010 at Art League Houston.