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ALTERED MEANS is back at it with "Rent was due on the 5th"!

 Image by Shawné Michaelain Holloway

Image by Shawné Michaelain Holloway

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALTERED MEANS presents Rent was due on the 5th – a group exhibition featuring Danielle Deadwyler, Jane Foley, shawné michaelain holloway, Alice Kim, Blare LaBlonk, Amelia Phythian, Jordan Stubbs, and Minka Wiltz.

On view: May 6 – 7, 2017
Opening reception: Saturday, May 6, 6-10pm
Please inquire for address.

Atlanta, GA, March 28, 2017 – ALTERED MEANS is pleased to present Rent was due on the 5th, a group exhibition that brings together eight artists to make interventions in a private home using performance, sculpture, installation, photography, and video. Accompanying the exhibition is a zine catalogue available for purchase.

Danielle Deadwyler is an Atlanta-based actor, performance artist, experimental filmmaker, and poet/writer. The award-winning performer has contributed to numerous theatre and film productions throughout the city of Atlanta and has shown work at Whitespace, Mammal, Eyedrum, and Atlanta Film Festival, among others. 

Jane Foley is a sculptor, performer, and sound artist living and working in Atlanta. She creates site-specific sound experiments locally and internationally including a composition that played in taxicabs throughout the 5th Marrakech Biennale and soundwalks inside the lava caves of Fljótstunga, Iceland.

shawné michaelain holloway is an internet artist using sound, video, and performance to re-stage personal narratives through materials appropriated from the web. Her work reshapes the rhetorics of technology and sexuality into a tool for exposing structures of oppression. This work has been exhibited internationally in spaces like the Festspielhaus Hellerau (Dresden, DE), Lafayette Anticipation (Paris, FR), and on NTS Radio (London, UK). 

Alice Kim was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, and currently resides in Atlanta, GA. She plays music and enjoys writing. Alice believes she was at the peak of her career as a writer when she wrote a book called Vida: que caminho estranho (Life: what a strange journey) at the age of five. Alice is currently recording a solo album. 

Blare LaBlonk is an artist and poet, the Co-Founder and Director of @GSUPHOTO, the President of ExLucis, and a BFA candidate in the Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University.

Amelia Phythian is a painter and maker from Manchester England, who moved to the south to finish her BFA in painting at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Aside from painting, she likes disco dancing, watching documentaries about prison, and once received a Valentine's Day card from Ringo Starr. 

Jordan Stubbs lives, works, sculpts, and dances in Atlanta, and received his BFA in Photography from Georgia State University in 2014. He recently completed MINT Gallery's LEAP YEAR fellowship, culminating in a solo show at the Flatiron Building last Fall, and has worked as the gallery manager of Swan Coach House Gallery for the past two years.  

Minka Wiltz is an Atlanta native who has over 30 years of vocal training. She was a featured soloist in The Atlanta Opera’s 2005 production of Porgy and Bess, has been nominated for four Suzi Bass awards, and received an encouragement award by the Metropolitan Opera National Council. 

ALTERED MEANS is an experimental curatorial platform based in Atlanta, GA that presents thematic, interdisciplinary exhibitions. For more information about ALTERED MEANS and Rent was due on the 5th, visit www.alteredmeans.us.

For all press inquiries and address, contact
Meredith Kooi, Director
info at alteredmeans dot us

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