GLEANERS//INFORMERS: Heather Riley, Brian Spies, and Mauro Zamora


An exhibition curated by NAPOLEON member Liza Coviello

Is there beauty in destruction? Is art an intentional call to action? GLEANERS // INFORMERS, creates a space for questioning assumptions about the role of art in daily life and of the artist’s influence on citizen action. Artist-citizens Heather Riley, Brian Spies and Mauro Zamora harness both the beauty and vulgarity of nature and man to create works that are simultaneously visually stunning and socially and politically provocative. By highlighting the feedback loop between the artistic process and viewer reception,the exhibit invites us to rethink the cognitive and physical distance between art and action, environment and development, artist and audience.

Opening First Friday, August 2nd
6pm – 10pm

319 N 11th Street, 2L
Philadelphia, PA

Exhibition Dates: 8.2.13 – 8.30.13
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays 2pm – 6pm or by appointment


Broken Beauty – Philadelphia Inquirer – Edith Newhall

Napoleon gleans informers – KnightArts – Chip Schwartz

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