Collaborative Artworks by Two Local Artists during Easthampton BookFest
What: Collaborative artworks combining text and images
Who: Henry Amistadi and Mar
ía José Giménez
Where: Mill Arts Project (MAP) Gallery, Eastworks Building, Suite 137, 116 Pleasant Street, Easthampton, MA 01027
When: April 9 – May 2, 2018
OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, April 14, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Easthampton, MA — On April 14, 2018, two local artists will present collaborative mixed media works at the MAP Gallery during the Easthampton BookFest.
RECTO/VERSO will include individual and and collaborative works by Henry Amistadi and Maria Jose Gimenez, representing over two years of informal explorations of the overlap between their established practices and mediums. The exhibit will include a selection of books, art objects and works on paper produced by the artists.
The gallery will be open Saturday, April 14, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM, and throughout the month on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00 – 5:00 PM.
The opening reception will happen during Art Walk and is listed on the Easthampton BookFest Facebook page: Easthampton BookFest 2018 on Facebook.
Henry Amistadi (1991) is a freelance photographer and multimedia artist based in Easthampton, MA. Using a combination of text, image and installation, the artist produces creative, visual narratives for fine art, documentary and editorial projects. Henry Amistadi has been the recipient of grants for community-based projects, and is the author of numerous self-published art books. http://henryamistadi.com/portfolio/
María José Giménez is a poet, translator, editor and connector. Published work appears or is forthcoming at Arkansas International, The Brooklyn Rail, Tupelo Journal, Prelude, Lunch Ticket and elsewhere. María José’s work explores and engages the body, word histories, translation and embodied identities through and between languages. María José is co-founder of Mass Collaborative (dba Easthampton Co.Lab) and serves on the board of directors of the Northampton Survival Center and the American Literary Translators’ Organization. More at https://mariajosetranslates.com/