October 8th Art Happening
October 8th Art Happening @ Rotunda
Ra’oof Atelier presents
Video Almanac: Hieroglyphs Harvest
An exploration in conceptual possibilities as a shared framework for translating intersecting roles of human ecology, built environment & media.
TR7’s syncretic approach manifest through gestures in photography, videos, assemblages & installations in his refractive staged production of time based media.
TR7’s muse, polymath Benjamin Banneker pursuits of the scientific & speculative potentialities of organisms and intelligences across various systems of knowledge, questioning & documentations in his almanac is the inspiration for this art happening.
Included is a newly compiled collection entitled;
Fellowship Station 7,
TR7’s collaboratives works with….
Terry Adkins - United States Artist Fellow
Amy Franceschini - Guggenheim Fellow
George Lewis - MacArthur Fellow
Quentin Morris - Pew Fellow
John Schlesinger - Rome Prize Fellow
Jamaaladeen Tacuma - MacDowell Fellow
Raphael Xavier - Guggenheim Fellow
Also embedded in the exhibition are the 2Spiral Collective works by; Brian Bazemore, Sharon Chestnut, Mark Dilks & Hansom Ransom.
Audio frequencies provided by
The Other Sounds of Philadelphia: Sonic Sculpture Ensemble
featuring Pete Dennis - bass
Shakoor Hakeem - percussions
Hansom Ransom - activator
Shaun Walklrgshizz - orator
TR7 - activator, electronics, orator
Another Ra'oof Atelier / 2Spiral Art Happening 2023