MAKE THEORY WALK

Dr. Elizabeth Bishop is a writer, researcher, educator and youth advocate. She lives in New York City where she is a Director at Global Kids and faculty of Youth Studies at CUNY SPS. @drbishopdigital http://www.dropknowledgeproject.org Tamsen Wojtanowski is an artist and educator. She lives in Philadelphia where she is a founding member of the artist-run … Continue reading

Tamsen Wojtanowski & Elizabeth Bishop: Make Theory Walk

Make Theory Walk Tamsen Wojtanowski & Elizabeth Bishop @NAPOLEON 9.7.18 – 9.23.18 First Friday Opening, Sept 7th, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Make Theory Walk is a collaborative exhibition in demonstration of the forthcoming book Embodying Theory: Epistemology, Aesthetics and Resistance, by Dr. Elizabeth Bishop and, NAPOLEON – member, Tamsen Wojtanowski, to be released by Peter … Continue reading

Sarah Tortora: Witness Mark

WITNESS MARK A SOLO-EXHIBITION BY SARAH TORTORA WINNER OF THE NAPOLEON 2018 OPEN CALL   Witness Mark is comprised of sculptures that ostentatiously merge manufactured materials into organic fantastical forms, amalgamations that both parody and actualize impossible illustrations or iterations of geological time. A “witness mark” is commonly known in artistic or manufacturing practices as a line, groove, seam, … Continue reading

Ricardo Zapata: Boca de Lobo

Boca de Lobo A SOLO EXHIBITION BY NAPOLEON MEMBER RICARDO ZAPATA The wolf’s mouth is damp, hot, and extremely dark. Boca de Lobo, meaning “Mouth of the Wolf,” is a term used in Puerto Rico to describe the void of pitch-blackness. The term gained currency during the intense dark nights following the aftermath of Hurricane … Continue reading

NAPOLEON New Members Show

NEW MEMBERS SHOW Phaedra Call, Christina Kerns, Heather Raquel Phillips, and Rebecca Tennenbaum NAPOLEON welcomes its newest members for our May exhibition: Phaedra Call, Christina Kerns, Heather Raquel Phillips, and Rebecca Tennenbaum. The artists cover a spectrum of the individual position, both specific through sensory and tactile experiences, and collectively within varying social constructs at large. … Continue reading

Ava Hassinger: SISYPHUS

SISYPHUS A SOLO EXHIBITION BY NAPOLEON MEMBER AVA HASSINGER SISYPHUS recasts the ancient myth as the frustration of our modern day technological living by examining our preoccupation with the externals of screens, devices and the networks that enfold us much like an exoskeleton.  Does the virtual shell provide a useful means to connect us or … Continue reading

Signal Boost

Signal Boost   Curated by Jordan Rockford & Rafael Soldi In partnership with Strange Fire Collective Artists: Juan Giraldo, Zora J. Murff, Lorenzo Triburgo In the last decade, social media platforms have quickly become engines for amplification, allowing organizing and sharing of messages on a global scale. This new tool, signal-boosting, has proven to be both conducive … Continue reading

Marianne Dages: Into the Valley

Into the Valley A SOLO EXHIBITION BY NAPOLEON MEMBER MARIANNE DAGES Eventually the sea will flow into the valley and roll over all… Into the Valley is an evolution of the artist’s book Objects of Unknown Use, published by Dages in Spring 2017. Written using cut-ups to transform selected texts, this book of the dead … Continue reading

Alexis Nutini: A SIMPLE TASK

A SIMPLE TASK A SOLO EXHIBITION BY NAPOLEON MEMBER ALEXIS NUTINI In A Simple Task Alexis Nutini employs the graphic force of the woodcut and the flexibility of its process to create recycled and continuously evolving works. A visceral connection with carving, planning and color facilitates the translation of a traditional medium into new formats. … Continue reading

APPARATUS: A video and performance exhibition

APPARATUS Hosted by NoBA Art Space, 200 Bala Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA NAPOLEON presents APPARATUS, an exhibition of video and performance and its related ephemera. An “apparatus” is defined as the technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose. Each artist in this exhibition has chosen an apparatus as the basic framework … Continue reading

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