Saturday, August 29, 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

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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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