DISCOVER PERSONAL MYTHOLOGY AT WELLS COLLEGE
Experience the Multifaceted Performance Installation in the String Room Art Gallery
Aurora, New York--Wells College warmly invites the public to their second annual performance installation in the elegant String Room Art Gallery. The installation, entitled Personal Mythology, can be seen at the Gallery on March 13th and 14th. There will be an evening performance on March 13th at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee on March 14th beginning at 2:00 p.m. Admission to the event is free.
Personal Mythology is a specialized performance installation that focuses on the multifaceted world of mythology. The installation includes various exhibits that explore what "myth" means to the human race; it features the the mysteries and ideologies that drive myth on personal and global levels. The installation provides a unique opportunity for audience members to interact with the world of myth using different mediums. Whether it be playing a simple board game or slaying a dragon, Wells' exciting world of myth has elements that everyone can connect to.
"I wanted to work with the goddesses of hearth and home and how those images both portray and betray us as women," says Assistant Professor Siouxsie Grady.
Professor Bobbie Kolpakas wanted to delve deeper into perception and perspective "If perception equals reality, then am I who I really think I am? Or am I who you say I am? Is life based on what I show and what you see?"
Personal Mythology is a collaboration between Siouxsie Grady, Jeanne Goddard, Joe DeForest and Bobbie Kolpakas, members of the Performing Arts Department at Wells College. Their artistic contributions include 2-D and 3-D art, quilts, collage, theatre and dance. The performance will feature Wells College students Chelsea Moccia '12, Bev Bauman '10 and Molly Cichy '10 along with other members of the Wells College student body.
The String Room Gallery is located in Main Building. Hours are Tusday through Friday from 12 - 5 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 pm For this show, the gallery will also be open from 7:30-9:30pm on March 13th and 2 - 4 pm on March 14th. For more information about Personal Mythology please contact Professor Grady at 315/364-3232 and visit http://www.wells.edu/stringroomgallery/exhibitions/myths/myths1.htm.
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March 1, 2010
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