The Doors of Make Room
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The Torpedo Factory Art Center
2018 Fall Seasonal Art Installation
October 5th, 2018 - November 14th, 2018
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ABOUT THE EVENT

2018 Fall Art Installations

Torpedo Factory Art Center seeks to activate public space for visitors with immersive public art. It rotates exhibitions throughout the year to keep the artwork fresh and constantly evolving.

Make Room commissioned 11 artists from across the country to present a one-of-a-kind fiberglass public art project to make a bold statement about the 11 million American households forced to pay more than 50% of their income on rent and living one paycheck away from losing their home.

Two additional doors were designed and donated by renowned local artists Tim Davis and Mary Ann Reilly. All 13 doors will be on display in the Grand Hall South and the 3rd floor landing of The Torpedo Factory from October 5 to November 14.

The juror for the 2018 Fall Season was Elsabe Dixon (http://elsabeloubser-dixon.squarespace.com/) an artist and curator based out of Alexandria, VA.

Don’t miss the Walking Tour and Artist Talks: Friday, October 12 @ 7 p.m.
Part of The Late Shift: Folklore

Featuring Make Room artists Shani Shih and Mary Ann Reilly.

Learn more about the 2018 fall art installations at The Torpedo Factory Art Center.

WHERE

Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4570

WATCH THE DOORS BEING PAINTED AND SHARE THE VIDEO

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MEET THE ARTISTS

These are real artists, with real stories, and a real connection to the housing affordability crisis in this nation.

The Doors of Make Room artists, in alphabetical order:

CATHY ABRAMSON | CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND

Kennedy And Colorado

See her door

CHARIS AMMON | HOUSTON, TEXAS 

Apartment Windows – Similar, Yet Different

See her door

HERMES BERRIO | MIAMI, FLORIDA

Afriel (Angel of Youth)

See his door

TIM DAVIS | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Scattered Homes Without Doors

See his door

ANGELA FAZ | DALLAS, TEXAS

Aqui Estamos Y NoNos Vamos

See her door

LOLA LOVENOTES | BRONX, NEW YORK

Displacement

See her door

MARY ANNE REILLY | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Woman/Peace

See her door

AMOL SARAF | JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA

Set Me Free

See his door

GWENN SEEMEL | SURF CITY, NEW JERSEY

Dirty Hands – Mayor Charles Hales Legacy

See her door

SHANI SHIH | WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Welcome, to Displacement Capital, land of Dispossession and Colonization, where cash rules and poverty drools. What will you do? Where will you stand?

See her door

RACHEL SOUSA | BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

Welcome Home

See her door

KIM TESTONE| SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

The Real Game of American Life

See her door

ZNYB | OWASSO, OKLAHOMA

Women Carry Our Communities

See her door

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