The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

VHS (T.)A.P.E. Gibson + Recoder

WHAT: VHS (T.)A.P.E. Gibson + Recoder
WHERE: A.P.E. - 126 Main Street Northampton, MA
WHEN: March 6 - April 1, 2020
              Arts Night Out: Friday, March 14
              Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 12-5: Friday 12-8, Closed Monday

Kinetic sculpture, light works, and paintings made using discarded VHS video tape, conceived during Gibson + Recoder’s recent artist residency at the Jentel Foundation in Banner, Wyoming. The title of the exhibition is a play on the Available Potential Enterprise (A.P.E.) of VHS video tape.

Gibson + Recoder have been exhibiting their expanded cinema installations and projection performances since 2000. Their works are in the permanent collections of major art museums, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, and Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf, Germany. They live and work in NYC.

126 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060

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