Thursday, May 28, 2015

Watch the artists bring Holmesburg prison back to life

Watch two visiting artists put up their exhibition

Watch the artists bring Holmesburg prison back to life

We hope you all read Shaun Brady's excellent piece about Spanish artists Patricia Gomez Villaescusa and Maria Jesus Gonzalez Fernandez and their exhibition "Doing Time/Depth of Surface." They use a technique to perserve crumbling structures and have travelled to Holmesburg prison to recreate the graffiti left by the prisoners over a century of operation. 

Below, you can see the artists mounting their work. While it's not the most intimate view, it gives a sneak peak of the exhibit that officially kicks off with an opening reception on Friday. 

Philagrafika presents "Doing Time/Depth of Surface," Moore College of Art & Design, 20th Street and Ben Franklin Parkway, Saturday through March 17, free. Opening reception: 6-8 p.m. Friday, 215-965-4027, www.thegalleriesatmoore.orgwww.philagrafika.org.

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