Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Porch Projects Presents: Eat Our Words

Porch Projects’ second exhibition brings together the work of three area artists to explore issues of food politics and food culture. Chanan Delivuk (DC), along with collaborating team Shannon Young and Jaimes Mayhew (Baltimore), will showcase new works of sound, installation, performance, and social practice art. These works will consume the main Porch Projects space and spill into other areas of the house and backyard, reinforcing the social and peripatetic nature of eating. Taken together, these artists’ works will help viewers examine their own complex relationships with food, and how the acts of preparing and consuming a meal link us all to each other and the larger world.

Eat Our Words
A group exhibition organized by and showcasing the works of Chanan Delivuk, Shannon Young, and Jaimes Mayhew.

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 21, 2011, 4-7 pm*
Artist Discussion: June 4, 2011, time TBD
Exhibition available by appointment at other times.
Email for directions or more information:
porchprojectsdc [at] gmail [dot] com

*Rain date: June 4 (in the event of bad weather, reception and discussion will be combined)


Chanan Delivuk is an artist based in DC who is originally from Baltimore. She completed her MFA at George Washington University in 2010 and has recently shown her work in the Classroom 102 space at GWU, and at the Rice Gallery in Westminster, Maryland. Learn more at chanandelivuk.com.

Shannon Young lives and works in Baltimore. She earned her MFA in 2008 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has recently exhibited her work at the Wyman Arts Center and at the Evergreen Museum at Library, both in Baltimore. Learn more at shannyoung.wordpress.com.

Jaimes Mayhew is an artist also based in Baltimore. He received his MFA from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in 2010. During the past year, his work has appeared at Anne Arundel Community College and at Baltimore’s Annex Gallery. Learn more at www.enginesofthefuture.com.


(images, from left to right: Chanan Delivuk, Mom’s Fridge, 2010; Jaimes Mayhew, Accumulation/Temporary Occupations, 2010; Shannon Young, Portable Gardens, 2009)

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