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"Vivarium" by John Powers (opening reception)

Presented by VINEGAR at Vinegar, Birmingham AL

Feb 12 2022
"Vivarium" by John Powers (opening reception)

Photo courtesy of John Powers

Join Vinegar to experience “Vivarium” by John Powers, a multimedia installation that grounds otherworldly conceptions of ascension, mystery, and peace within the tangible materiality of the present.

About the exhibition: In the 2nd century B.C. Egyptian King Ptolemy II of Philadelphus commissioned a Greek architect to build a floating statue of his late wife whom he had declared a deity. The suspended sculpture was designed with an iron core and was to be dependent on the overall setting of magnetic forces embedded within the roof and the walls of a purpose-built chamber to achieve its symbolic weightlessness. Inspired by both the imagery and symbolism of this kinetic gesture, Vivarium is

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Free Admission

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Masks required indoors.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Vinegar

701 37th St. S, #12, Birmingham, AL 35222

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