The New Antiquarians

July 31, 2010 - August 29, 2010

Place : Stevens Square Center for the Arts : 1905 Third Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55404


Is this the Future that Never Was?
–or an Alternate History of the Industrial Age?

A “Wonder Room” (or Cabinet of Curiosities) featuring retro-futurist paintings; alien landscapes; “steampunk” sculptures; a memory quilt and miniature catacombs made from cast-off, salvaged, and recycled materials that have been put to new uses and transformed into achingly familiar ghosts of the past.

“WHAT IS STEAMPUNK, you might be asking yourself. Is it a celebration of imperfection in an imperfect world? Is it reclaiming of lost physicality in an increasingly digital age? Or an amalgam of past and present filtered through a future that can never be…?” – Kyshah Hell, “Clockwork and Carbon,” Morbid Outlook

In conjunction with the annual RED HOT ART Festival in nearby Stevens Square Park, there will be an OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION on SATURDAY, JULY 31 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm.