News Month: July 2015

“Personal Mirages” examines creativity in different ways  to discover diversity in contemporary portraiture.
An exhibition that brings together a group of paintings, photos & drawings by:
Bernat Cormand
bernatcormand.tumblr.com
Ferran Torras
www.ferrantorras.com
Javi Corellano
http://www.coreisland.com
Rebecca Whipple
http://rebeccawhipplesilverstein.com
Including an interactive mural by Wall & Wall.
http://www.wallandwall.com
Curator: Betty Bigas
Opening Friday August 14th 2015
from 6:00 to 9:00pm
at Roll Up Gallery
161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Free
21+
http://publicsf.com/exhibitions
https://www.facebook.com/RollUpGallery

 

Project Abstract.

Situated at the edge of San Francisco overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Lands End is a 2.9 mile coastal trail leading from the famous Sutro Baths and Cliff House. The trail has many unofficial paths that run through the hills and to the cliffs. Many people visit Lands End, yet only some slow down enough to listen, observe, and appreciate the beauty around them.

It was 1997 when I immigrated to United States.  I visited Ocean Beach with my mother the first week I was here.  She said, “If you ever miss me or your father, just remember we are all connected by the ocean here.”  Since I often felt alone due to the language barrier, I would walk quietly along the beach observing my surroundings.  I stumbled upon Lands End Trail, and the place instantly mesmerized me.  It transported me from the crowded city to an enchanted land straight out … Read more ›

TUNNEL VISION is a Punk Photography exhibit celebrating the SF Punk Renaissance 2015 and the 40th Anniversary of Punk with a show by several photographers who captured the scene to maximum effect using grainy black & white film. It will feature photographs of both punk celebrities and fans of the California First Wave Punk scene, 1977-82.

This  4th photography exhibit from the PunkRockSewingCircle presents a veritable who’s who of early punk photographers!  Richard Peterson, one of the founding members from Search & Destroy Magazine, brings a selection of his surreal portrayals, Sue Brisk exposes her insiders wide angle view of intensely personal and gritty images of after hours parties and moments of abandon. Vince Anton salvaged his large punk images from a flood; they have a damaged beauty. Joe Truck crisscrossed the country to photograph his early anti-heros from the punk scene in color, as they are now.  Ruby Ray and Kamera Zie present their classic punk.

TUNNEL … Read more ›