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Lest We Forget: Sandra Brick & Fred Amram


Lest We Forget: Sandra Brick & Fred Amram
On View: April 20 - June 18, 2017
Reception & Artist Talk: 5 -7 p.m. April 24 (Holocaust Remembrance Day)


Artist Sandra Brick’s multimedia work illustrates the memoir of her husband, Fred Amram, whose Jewish family fled Nazi Germany to the U.S. This dramatic collection of 24 artworks is paired with abbreviated stories, providing an emotional reminder of a dark period in history. Early modern items from the David Karpeles Collection provide further context. Amram’s book, “We’re in America Now: A Survivor’s Stories” (Holy Cow! Press, 2016), will be for sale at the DAI.


Strongman: Joe Klander


Strongman: Joe Klander

On View: April 20 - June 18, 2017
Reception & Live Wrestling Event: May 13, 5 p.m.


Joe Klander’s solo exhibit features drawings and full-scale dioramas exploring the wrestling heroes and strongmen of his youth, including the ultimate action figure of his day: Arnold Schwarzenegger. An accompanying documentary video by Mike Scholtz, “The Mask Behind the Man,” explores Klander’s multiple roles as artist, father, ophthalmology technician and wrestler. A special, LIVE wrestling match May 13 invites cheers, jeers, and fans of all ages.


2017 Homegrown Photo & Photo Stupor Exhibits


Homegrown Music Festival & Photo Stupor Exhibit : Through May @ Red Herring Lounge


The DAI once again partners with Homegrown Music Festival for a two-part photo exhibit documenting the biggest holiday week in the Twin Ports. The
first exhibit is curated by Kip Praslowicz, and top entries are awarded week-long Homegrown passes. Photographers can participate in the second exhibit, “Photo Stupor,” by collecting a disposable camera at the “Homegrown Photo Exhibit” reception May 1. Using the cameras during Homegrown week, photos will be developed “instantly” and posted on the Red Herring walls for everyone to re-live their glory days.

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