Hee Jung Kim installation in the Firehouse in Newark Ironbound Oct 4. Mounted by Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center as part of the Newark Arts Council 11th Annual Open Doors '12.
Willie Cole Chandalier installation composed of plastic water bottles. At the Firehouse on Prospect St in Newark, Exhibition entitled "Ironbound Unbound#3" and mounted by Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center as part of the Newark Arts Council 11th Annual Open Doors '12.
Yoland Skeete and Hal Laessig -the engine of Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, who transformed the Firehouse and mounted this exhibition with substantial catalogue in amazingly short time - with help from supporters like the surprised woman here. Sumei is located nearby in the Button Factory where another sister exhibition is installed and many art events planned for October. http://www.sumei.org/
Yoland Skeete and Hal Laessig -the engine of Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, who transformed The Firehouse looks like a gallery, in amazingly short time it was totally transformed by Hal Laessig who together with Yoland Skeete, deserves credit for all the success and stimulus they bring to this part of Newark. http://www.sumei.org/
On exhibition in the Firehouse is two of Vik Muniz monumental photographic portraits called "Pictures of garbage". Created in collaboration with the garbage pickers of Jardim Gramacho, a 321 acre open air dump near Rio in Brazil. Vik solo exhibition in Rio de Janeiro drew one of the largest attendance records. In the photo you can see small tires and drums, making this figure the length of two trailer trucks.
Another view of the Firehouse gallery.
From the rear of the gallery can be seen the sculptures of Gary De Benedetto. They are transformed mechanisms that are interactive creating unique sounds.