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While I’m Waiting Art Exhibit Opening Night

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Thursday, 25 April 2019 to Sunday, 16 June 2019
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Thursday, 25 April 2019 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm

While I’m Waiting is a group exhibition presented by THINK MAKE TANK Artist Collective opening ​April 25th, 2019 at Code & Canvas, 151 Potrero Ave in San Francisco​. In this exhibit, thirteen artists grapple with the notion of waiting. Eviction, Visa, Death, and Amazon boxes... these are only some of the things humans await.

THINK MAKE TANK artist collective is on borrowed time in an old brick paint factory in Potrero Hill—and in this moment in between, we find comfort in collectively examining the liminal space, the unknown we all struggle with at one point or another. The seed of the exhibit began with an all too familiar conversation about artists’ eviction, and inspired many others.

Waiting implies that we are on hold, that something waits to begin or end. A woman waits for her fiancé to gain entry into the country so she can begin a life together. A woman is obsessed by waiting for death, counting down the heartbeats to the rest of her life. Another waits for her amazon boxes arriving at her doorstep daily as the currency of our times in San Francisco and America. Participating in this show are thirteen international and Bay Area artists​: ​Anna Landa, Biagio Scarpello, Bonny Nahmias, Cera Hensley, Chloe Ghillani, Esmeralda Da Costa, Jennifer Lothrigel, Kevin Corcoran, Seah, and the tank’s members Alex Nichols, Jorge Bachmann, Magali Charmot, and Mushi Wooseong James. ​Each artist explores​ ​what they’re waiting for and how they’re waiting for it through multiple mediums.

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OPENING RECEPTION:

The public is cordially invited to attend an opening reception on ​Thursday, April 25th ​from 6:30-9pm featuring a durational performance with ​Seah. This exhibition is free, come join us for drinks and Argentinian style empanadas, handmade from scratch in San Francisco with finest local ingredients from​ ​El Sur.

ABOUT THINK MAKE TANK:

THINK MAKE TANK ​is an art tank focused on creating experiences to inhabit others’ perspectives. The tank questions human perception and awareness in at attempt to create dialogue and bring people closer together. ​The collective is based in San Francisco, CA and composed of core members -- Alex Nichols, Magali Charmot, Mushi Wooseong James, Jorge Bachmann.​ ​https://thinkmaketank.org​, Instagram @thinkmaketank

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151 Potrero Ave, San Francisco CA 94103 USA

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