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Delve Networking in Brooklyn!

Kind Aesthetic

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February 25, 2013
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Join Kind Aesthetic and friends for a productive, inspired night for artists, creatives and arts professionals at 61 Local. Delve is a time for us all to get together, have a drink, and talk about the things we do best.

Wednesday, March 20
7-9:30pm
Admission is free, all are welcome. RSVP recommended.
61 Local at 61 Bergen Street, Brooklyn

RSVP HERE

This first event will feature presentations by guest speakers from 7:30-8:30pm:
**Marshall Weber (artist and co-founder/curator of Booklyn)

**Emma Katz (Executive Director of Recession Art)

**Charlotte Becket (artist)

See below for their bios. Presentations be followed by casual conversation and meeting new acquaintances. 

We encourage you to support 61 Local during the event and enjoy a great selection of beer, wine, kombucha and hand crafted food. Cash only. 

We look forward to seeing you!

To learn more about Kind Aesthetic, an arts consultancy dedicated to helping creative individuals and organizations do more and be more, visit www.kindaesthetic.com

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Marshall Weber is an interdisciplinary artist best known for his innovative artists’ books and public performance/installation works. His work often explores issues of social justice, peace studies, linguistics and theories of representation. Weber is also the co-founder and curator of the collection development and exhibition programs at Booklyn Artists Alliance in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the largest non-profit artist-run international association of book artists and interdisciplinary artists. He is an expert on contemporary artists’ books and consults with hundreds of arts and educational institutions and collectors regarding artists’ book collection, exhibition and curriculum development. His charismatic and dynamic multi-media lecture presentations on Culture Jamming, the aesthetics of creative dissent, contemporary book arts and the free and independent press, and collaborative arts practive have provoked, perplexed and inspired thousands. Weber purchased his MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1981. 
For a full bio, click here.

Emma Katz was born and raised in Bay Shore, New York and is a graduate of Harvard University. In 2009, she founded Recession Art with her sister Ani Katz, and currently serves as the Executive Director. In 2012 she was named one of the “Top 30 Influential Art Professionals Under Age 30″ by Artinfo. Before founding Recession Art, she worked primarily in the theater and remains on the Board of Directors of the Horse Trade Theatre Company’s East Village Fringe Festival, FRIGID NY. 
http://recessionartshows.com/

Charlotte Becket lives and works in New York City where she is also an Assistant Professor in the Art Department at Pace University. She received her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and an MFA from Hunter College in New York City. Recent solo and two person exhibitions include
RuSalon in Brooklyn NY, Crisp Gallery in London, LEAP in Berlin andTaxter and Spengemann in New York City. Her work has also been included in group exhibitions at Gazelli Art House in London, the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, and Anna Kustera, NY Studio Gallery, Leslie Heller, Passerby and the Invitational Exhibition Academy of Arts and Letters, among others in New York City. She has been invited to lecture on her work at various galleries and universities and has been the recipient of grants from The Joan Mitchell Foundation, The Tony Smith Foundation, and the Verizon Foundation. Her work has been reviewed in a number of publications including, The New York Times, TimeOut London,
ArtForum, and Art in America. Her work was recently included, 100 Artists, a compendium of interviews with 100 international contemporary artists by Francesca Gavin.
www.charlottebecket.com

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