8-Hour Projects is an annual art event that is hosted by Allegheny College. Each year, a dozen artists come together to make art on site over an eight-hour period, and the public is invited to observe and often participate in the process. In 2011 the event was curated by curated by Darren Miller and Colleen Toledano, and participating artists included: Shaila Christofferson (Chicago), Pedar Dalthorp (Anchorage, AK), Matt Forrest (Pittsburgh, PA), Amara Geffen (Vernon, PA), n. Sean Glover (Pittsburgh and Boston), Heather Hertel (Slippery Rock, PA) Michelle Illuminato (Alfred, NY), Jeremy LeClair (Portsmouth, NH), Joe Meiser (Lewisburg, PA), Anna Mikolay (Pittsburgh, PA), Elizabeth Mooney (Pittsburgh and Boston), and Allegheny alumnus Alex Mead ’01 (Portsmouth, NH). -- Meiser description of Vimeo recording.
Visual Work Type
time-based work; video art
cloth; performer (performing artist); digital cameras
Art & Art History
August 22, 2011 art event curated by Darren Lee Miller and Colleen Toledano.
September 6-25 exhibition at the Bowman~Penelec~Megahan Art Galleries at Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania
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Copyright 2011, Joseph Meiser
Meiser, Joseph, "8-Hour Projects: Sustaining Practice, Community and Self, 2011" (2011). Faculty Exhibitions. 2.