2003 pushing the box
pUSHING tHE bOX
An installation by performance group, eCHO vACUUM formed by Carrie Burr and Sharon Scott in Louisville, KY. This show was also a collaboration of local artist and referred to the commercialization of art and the art industry. An informal gallery space and an unusual usage of the space we gathered artist utilizing variable media.
Upon entry guests were required to put on a Tyvek suit to enter. The main gallery was the factory or production space. There was video surveillance, painting apparatus, an 8'x8' pinhole camera people could walk through, and a human zoetrope to name a few of the "machines". After production was complete the "product" was moved to the "gallery" or "showroom" for display and for sale.
Participating artist included Mary Carothers, Alex Ferguson-Bell, Nathan Hayden, Chad Henle, Rebecca Norton, Sharon Scott and Matt Weir to name a few.