Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The Art of Wednesday

David Zalben will be putting his heart and soul on display in the window of ArtCenter/South Florida (Image provided by ArtCenter/South Florida)
ArtCenter/South Florida
800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-674-8278, Artcentersf.org


A Love You Can't Live Without, wire sculptor David Zalben's installation, is billed as 41 days of lust, romance and relationships. From June 6 through July 16, he'll be writing prose in wire graffiti in the main windows of ArtCenter/South Florida.

“Each evening, I will write about my many muses, love, lust and other related subjects,” said Zalben in a statement about the project.  “Aside from the physical challenge of bending 16-gauge wire into intricate lettering, there’s the psychological pressure of creating something in public that is normally a private process, and of sharing meaningful thoughts that are an honest expression of my state of mind.”

After 41 days of bending wire into heartfelt words into a 12- by 12-foot white space, viewers will have "literally and figuratively a window into Zalben’s soul."

Lester's
2519 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, 305-456-1784, Lestersmiami.com


Miami Knit n Bitch #3, a crocheting and knitting club that Lester's is starting "because you know ... Miami needs a little more domestication" welcomes all levels from high-speed knitters and crocheters to the clueless, noting that "We can teach." The club meets at 8 p.m. June 6.

 For info on more South Florida art news and events, visit Arterpillar.blogspot.com.


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