CHERRY BOYS

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“CHERRY BOYS”
Momas and Dadas: New Genres Project House is pleased to debut a collection of historical pirated video work by 10 influential artists, never-before-seen in Las Vegas.
Featuring:
Vito Acconci
Joseph Beuys
Chris Burden
Mike Kelley
Yves Klein
George Kuchar
Paul McCarthy
Bruce Nauman
Tony Ourlser
Charlemagne Palestine

Acting as a supplement, rather than an alternative to the gender biased trope, currently circulating the Vegas scene, ‘Cherry Boys’ pays homage to a handful of powerful, intelligent ‘people’ who have influenced contemporary art, as we know it today.

Video screening hosted by Artist Michael Barrett.
December 5th, 2013, 7-10pm
***RSVP REQUIRED***

There will be cake!!!
We look forward to seeing you.

More information:
http://www.momasanddadas.wordpress.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/567140710021025

Momas and Dadas: New Genres Project House
926b South Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV

“I pity the fool that doesn’t come to this important exhibition featuring ten pirated videos from some of the most passionate figures in art history” – Mr. T

“The ‘Boys’ show is terrific: open, thought-provoking, diverse, sensual, intelligent and fun. Cowboy Curtis and I love it” – Paul Reubens

“These are “individuals” who have chaired departments, directed museums and raised families. They are adept with power tools and can effortlessly segway from talking politics to passions. They share a resilience associated with the western spirit. These Cherry Boys know how to get it done…OH!!!“ – Andrew Dice Clay

do it: Las Vegas Style – 100 Things To Do in Vegas for $100 or Less

do it Las Vegas Style

do it: Las Vegas Style – 100 Things To Do in Vegas for $100 or Less

100 ideas by 100 artists

do it – the exhibition between actualization and virtualization, repetition and difference. Originally published in conjunction with the traveling exhibition, conceived and curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, “do it”, has finally arrived in Vegas with a unique twist.

Congratulations Preferred Player!
You have been awarded 100 conceptual dollars to spend in the fabulous resort city of Las Vegas. What happens to the money is entirely up to you, so there is no need to be shy, you are in Vegas!!!

The collection of 100 things to do, will be published via blurb, (paperback & e-book) and available through their online library, making it a great tool for those navigating Las Vegas with an artist’s perspective and budget.

From the 100 ideas, 10 will be performed by an unknown person in real time, documented via video/photographs, and included in an exhibition and additional dvd/book combo.

Remember…you only have 100 bucks to blow!
Please submit your ideas by messaging us here or via email:
momasanddadas@yahoo.com

We really look forward to hearing from you.

*All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Acts of Compassion

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Momas and Dadas: New Genres Project House, once again reinvents itself as the one and only ‘Cannabis Lounge’ in Las Vegas.
In a time of government health plans, pre-existing conditions, and synthetic medication, this one night only event offers a compassionate alternative for those whom wish to self-medicate in a private and secure location.
Come and be one of the first to experience the new wave soon to engulf the Las Vegas community, as New Genres pushes the boundaries of art, this First Friday, October 4th. 7-10pm!

Featuring: Turn On! The Power Of The Mind. Performances by the “Hip Hypnotist” Leah Cim. A remarkable demonstration of the power of suggestion.

1st Appointment: 7:00-7:45pm
2nd Appointment: 8:00-8:45pm
3rd Appointment: 9:00-9:45pm
Private, safe, secure!
21+ = bring I.D.’S
BYOB is welcome!!!
*Legal and physician documentation available on-site*

YOUTHOPIA

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‘Youthopia’ @ Momas and Dadas New Genres Project House this First Friday – September 6th, 7-9pm in the Las Vegas Arts District!!!

LIVE ART/LIVE BAND – Youth finds utopia in art and music. A fusion of performance art and live music using a slab of broken pavement as center stage.

Performances by…

WEKO: West End Knock Out is a hard rock band from Henderson, NV who’s music draws influence from such bands as Avenged Sevenfold, Metallica, Green Day, and System of a Down among others.

Nocturne is a rock band covering music from artists such as the All-American Rejects, U2, Fall Out Boy, and Imagine Dragons. Nocturne utilizes alternative instruments not included in the average rock band such as saxophone, trombone, and trumpet giving the band a slight twist.

RE:SOURCE: “Take me, I’m yours”- Complimentary Las Vegas hotel shampoo, lotion, body wash, etc… will be on display and available for the general public.

Curated by Jevijoe Vitug.

For more information:
http://www.facebook.com/events/610727825638648

FLIPSIDE

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FLIPSIDE
First Friday – August 2nd, 6-9pm
Momas and Dadas: 926 S. Casino Center Blvd. Las Vegas, NV. 89101

In line with the summer art residency program, Momas and Dadas New Genres Project House is hosting…

FLIPSIDE, a one-night-only event and exhibition in collaboration with the Re:source Art and Development, created by artist Jevijoe Vitug.

FLIPSIDE investigates the wonder of the other side. The term, coined for the B side of wax records and cassette tapes, relates to physical action necessary to acquire new information. Having been a resident artist in the intense Las Vegas heat for over 4 weeks, Jevijoe Vitug recontextualizes the term and refers to the interior and exterior architecture of Momas and Dadas Project House, as side A and side B.

Aside from his studio work inside the project house, the artist uses the outdoor area as an open art space in collaboration with non-profit groups and communities. For this event, various activities will happen within the block of Momas and Dadas New Genres Project House.

a. Wheat paste paintings entitled “Flipside portraits”. Made of recycled foamboard, neon paint, paper and wheat paste, the paintings portray young people “flipping” various facial expressions. This includes portraits of young skateboarders from the Winchester Skate Team, in which Vitug has conducted an art workshop.

b. Temporary sculpture at the park – Prop from a previous window display will be reused and transformed into a contemporary sculpture.

c. Temporary skateboard alley – The Winchester Skate Team will design a DIY ramp and rail in the back alley space.

d. Installation art entitled “Looking Suspicious”, Jevijoe uses a vacant space in between the houses as an installation site in response to violence against youth.

Re:source Art and Development is an art initiative dedicated to the archiving, collaboration, research and development of locally based resources. Using the transformative potential of art as a bridge between available resources and immediate communities in need and helping them achieve their various advocacy.

For more information:

https://www.facebook.com/events/369073719887025

LIVELIHOOD

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Momas and Dadas: New Genres Project House welcomes artist-in-residence, Jevijoe Vitug!

Meet & greet resident artist, Jevijoe Vitug this summer at Momas and Dadas: New Genres Project House. The public is cordially invited to his “Livelihood” open studio event, this First Friday, July 5th from 8-11pm in Downtown Las Vegas.

Inspired by Warhol’s “Factory”, Vitug has coined the term, “Livelihood” as the name of his work space. According to the artist, his studio is a life support where, it is not an ideal place to earn a livelihood, yet it is a basic necessity of an artist’s life.

For the Momas and Dadas Summer Residence Program, Vitug will re-create his “Livelihood” studio and reveal many of his daily rituals such as, singing karaoke in between painting sessions. He will also present his latest body of work entitled “Neon period”, a series of representational paintings, depicting the city of Las Vegas and its people, as a manifestation of constant reinvention.

Jevijoe Vitug is a New Genres artist living and working in Las Vegas, Nevada. His art practice includes performance, site-specific projects, curating, painting and often involves notions of survival intertwined with reinvention and interconnectivity.

Vitug relocated to Las Vegas in 2009, after studying New Genres at the San Francisco Arts Institute, and has since been actively involved in the local Las Vegas art scene. He co-organized the 2012 London Biennale Satellite event in Las Vegas, and in addition to Momas and Dadas, 2013 Summer Residency Program, Vitug is currently working on a project titled, “Re:Source, a non-for-profit initiative dedicated to archiving, research and development of local resources, and art making.

For more information:

https://www.facebook.com/events/183728405128695/?context=create#

Momas and Dadas: New Genres Project House, short-term residency program provides guest artists with a space and the necessary infrastructure in order for the participants to carry out their projects while investigating and challenging the parameters of performance, video, sound, language and technology.

Guest artists are encouraged to perform collective research, including drawing of parallels between current performance and social practices and attempting to locate them within historic, economic, sociopolitical, and aesthetic contexts. Exhibitions of various guest artists’ work provide a springboard for discussion of theory, practical application, and critical thinking, in both historical and contemporary terms.

DISCO INFERNO

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Matthew Couper Presents
DISCO INFERNO

featuring:
Al Habid (QAT)
Cerita Melayu (MYS)
Chan Xing (CHN)
Enzo Guida (ITA)
Fernanda Celant (ITA)
Frederico ‘Floyd’ Rocca (ITA)
Kazul (IRN)
Marco Riccardo (ITA)
Nawal Abdullah (UAE)
Mario del Rosario (PHL)
Red Flag Coalition (TWN)
Sanjay Theodore (IND/NZ)
S.I.S. (IRN)
Seiji Takahashi (JAP)

With the recent opening of the 55th International La Biennale di Venezia, Momas n Dadas holds a parallel pavilion of its own, gathering together a motley crew of young, ambitious and relatively unknown international artists selected by Matthew Couper to represent Las Vegas culture as a party in Hell.

As a flipside from first-time biennale participant, Vatican City; DISCO INFERNO – from the far-flung underworld of Las Vegas – presents an exhibition of artworks which slovenly give into temptation, present low moral standards while having a damn fine time doing so. The gathered group of artists certainly promote an Encyclopedic Palace of the debauched.

You are warmly welcome to attend DISCO INFERNO on Friday the 7th of June (First Friday) from 7pm – 11pm.

Momas and Dadas: New Genres Project House
926b S. Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89101

For more information:

https://www.facebook.com/events/list#!/events/180959362066895/?fref=ts

Publicity made possible by Resource Art and Development (RAD)

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