Alumni Events Around the World

Open Threads

Exhibition / United States
September 16, 2017 - October 28, 2017
Topaz Arts
55-03  39th Ave. | Woodside, NY

"Open Threads" at TOPAZ ARTS features textile-based work by two artists, The GedAze Project, traversing a lineage of contemporary artists pushing the boundaries of textile. Together, both artists have a common thread – from materials and process, to their interest in engaging viewers to interact with the work – the tactility, both a reflection and reminder of familiar objects, and the stories bound within.

Philippine artists Ged Merino and Aze Ong have been engaging in a series of collaborations named The GedAze Project. TOPAZ ARTS provided a Summer Residency for the artists to create new work both individually and collaboratively." Open Threads" is the culminating exhibition and is their fifth collaborative show.

Aze Ong, a visual and performance artist from the Philippines, is currently on her 6-month ACC Fellowship researching contemporary art practices and meet artists and curators in the United States.

Grantee: Aze Ong

Website: http://www.topazarts.org/2017/08/topaz-arts-presents-open-threads/