Friday, December 2, 2011

Fountain Art Fair Miami 2011

Fountain Art Fair Miami 2011

Photo: Sarah Trouche, Action for China, Photography of Performances; China, August, 2011
December 1–4, 2011
2505 North Miami Avenue (at the corner of 25th St) | Miami, FL 33137
General Hours: 12pm–7pm daily
Tickets: $10 daily / $15 weekend pass. All tickets sold at door.

Special Events:
Thursday, December 1, 12pm–5pm - VIP & Press Preview
Friday, December 2, 7pm–12am - Artlog Presents Opening Night Reception: Fab 5 Freddy, Ninjasonik, NSR
Saturday, December 3, 7pm–12am - Miami New Times Presents:
VHS or BetaLaura of MiamiEntresol
Applications for New York 2012 are now being accepted!
(New York, NY – November 30, 2011):  Fountain Art Fair has returned with its signature spunk and grit to the 25th St / North Miami warehouse for its 6th consecutive year.  Fountain opens the doors to its compellingly rambunctious platform of innovative galleries, artist projects, performance artists and musical guests this Thursday at noon for a VIP/Press Preview. Come see for yourself < span style="font-size:12px;">the alternative and unpredictable art fair experience Fountain has to offer.
Fountain is pleased to announce it will screen FRAME, a moving image art series curated by Vimeo, leading video sharing site, and Culture Shock, a NY-based media agency for creative industry. The FRAME program features 18 videos by artists on Vimeo that will be projected 30 ft above the main Fountain stage on the outdoor lawn.

Stoyn Ice Cream has traveled all the way from Russia to share their delicious iconic heads of ice cream with the Miami Beach crowd. Unique contemporary culture tastemaker Nightdrive and enticingly natural sparkling juice IZZE have joined as Fountain sponsors as well.   Don't forget to sign up for the Flavorpill / Fountain Giveaway for a chance to win a cool Lomography camera and original works by Fountain artists.
Fountain’s epic 150 foot street art installation highlights some of the most sought after artists including Sharktoof, Chris Stain, Olek, Hugh Leeman, Chor Boogie, OverUnder, White Cocoa, Army of One, Clown Soldier, Joe Iurato, CAKE, Tip-ToeElle, Ian Ross, Know Hope, Depoe, and Zero Cents.  

Special musical guests on Friday and Saturday will keep you dancing the night away.  ArtlogPresents Friday night’s Opening Reception with cultural legend Fab 5 Freddy, the ultimate punk/hiphop/pop all stars Ninjasonik, and NYC based DJ NSR.  On Saturday night, The Miami New Times and Nightdrive presents experimental dance djs VHS or Beta, dance-off project Entresol, and disco-reviving dj, Laura of Miami.

Fountain welcomes back Brooklyn based gallery Grace Exhibition Space to curate a weekend-long program of palpably visceral and challenging contemporary visual performance featuring eleven surprising and engaging artists from around the world.
Need a way to get to Fountain?  Look for the Welcome to COMPANY mobile gallery and free shuttle at major art events around Miami!

Click here for the new Kollective Mobile Fountain Art Fair iPad app, and visit or the Fountain Facebook page for the latest updates on particip ating exhibitors, sponsors, and musical guests as December 1st approaches.

Fountain Exhibitors: ArtforProgress, New York * CheapPlastique, New York *GraceExhibitionSpace, Brooklyn * The Feminist Artist Project, Miami * FrancescaArcilesiFineArt, New York * FrontRoomGallery, Brooklyn * Kesting/Ray, New York * LambertFineArts, New York *MarianneNemsGallery, New York * TheMarketplace , Albany, NY * MicroscopeGallery, Brooklyn *MightyTanaka, Brooklyn * Murder Lounge, New York * TincaArt, New York * UntitledArtProjects, Los Angeles/New Orleans * We-Are-Familia, New York *  Working MethodContemporary, Tall
ahassee, FL * YesGallery, Brooklyn

Independent Artist Projects: AleveMeiLoh, Los Angeles *LindsayCarron, Los Angeles *RyanCronin, New York *GILF!, Brooklyn *Solo(sProject

Fountain Miami 2011 is brought to you in part by: Miami New TimesARTLOGBeck'sBrooklyn Street ArtKollective MobileGawker ArtistsHyperallergicLomographyPatron of the Arts,FlavorpillThe Art DossierCOMPANYnightdriveMs. CheeziousIZZEDig In MagazineSFAQ

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