18 November 2009

Goons for Orbit

This new stop-motion animated film featuring Chicago artist GOONS (with his signanture big-mouthed characters) puts a big grin on my face.

07 November 2009

"The Undercolor"

Check out the sneak peek for Erik DeBat AKA RISK's upcoming event "The Undercolor"

A Collaborative Art and Film Series by Erik DeBat and Brian Keller
This Chicago-based artist started painting graffiti on the city’s rapid transit lines in the early 1980s, and has since moved on to the worlds of commercial and fine art, freelancing for such companies like 7/11, Nike Town, 3Com, Motorola, and more
Opening Night Party for “The Undercolor” Artwork and Film Premier

Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2009
Location: Rodan - 1530 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Time: 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. (free entrance)

Special menu available and 4 USD Grolsch

In partnership with Rodan and Curator Anna Cerniglia, Grolsch will present "The Undercolor" the primer of life. This collaborative art and film series by Elevation creative partners Erik DeBat and Brian Keller features burlesque star Angela Eve and newcomer Becca Brown. The two creative partners explore several surreal glamour themes of modern day Americana.

The Rodan Bar & Restaurant’s superior kitchen will be serving a special menu all evening complemented by one free Grolsch. Come celebrate art, film and experience the adventurous examination of the underside of culture with vignettes of image, action, color, and emotion by Elevation Productions. Elevation is the creative union of artist/designer Erik DeBat and filmmaker/producer Brian Keller.

The Artwork and Film Installation exhibition shows Friday 13 – Tuesday 17 November at Johalla Projects - 1561 N. Milwaukee Avenue, 2nd Floor

Opening hours: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, or by appointment during the week.

05 November 2009