Artists design their guns for peace
Barrington metalsmith’s collaborative exhibit has international reach.
Rest of the article here: http://eastbayri.com/stories/artists-design-their-guns-for-peace,38608
Gun artwork aims to spark uncomfortable conversations | Beam
The show features roughly 100 artists’ sculptures constructed from decommissioned firearms.
Rest of the article here: http://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/columnists/amanda-beam/2017/07/11/gun-artwork-aims-spark-uncomfortable-conversations-beam/469875001/
A presentation at Haystack Art School
The Haystack School of Crafts’ Director, Paul Sacaridiz, invited Boris to share the development of “I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now” at the Haystack Art School Collaborative conference (Maine) – September 21-24, 2017
I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now exhibition book is here!
The final hard-bound exhibition book ($60) is available to the public by ordering online here:
They are also available at the Society of Arts + Crafts, Boston, the Society of Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh and at the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton. Proceeds benefit the I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now project.
Presentation at Association for Contemporary Jewelry
Dauvit Alexander, one of the artists in I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now has kindly invited me to present a talk about the exhibition for the annual conference of the Association for Contemporary Jewelry (UK), held at the Sheffield Hallam University (Chris Knight & Marian Hansen) dates are July 7-9, 2017.
Metal Smith’s magazine feature on I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now
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The I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now features on Jared Bowen’s Open Studio
Swiss article on I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now
Art exhibit featuring guns from buy back programs opens at ECU
ECU hosts opening of national exhibit made from gun buy-back programs