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.
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
WATCH THE DOORS BEING PAINTED AND SHARE THE VIDEO
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 ColoradoSee her door
CHARIS AMMON | HOUSTON, TEXAS
Apartment Windows – Similar, Yet DifferentSee her door
HERMES BERRIO | MIAMI, FLORIDA
Afriel (Angel of Youth)See his door
TIM DAVIS | WASHINGTON, D.C.
Scattered Homes Without DoorsSee his door
ANGELA FAZ | DALLAS, TEXAS
Aqui Estamos Y NoNos VamosSee her door
LOLA LOVENOTES | BRONX, NEW YORK
DisplacementSee her door
MARY ANNE REILLY | WASHINGTON, D.C.
Woman/PeaceSee her door
AMOL SARAF | JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA
Set Me FreeSee his door
GWENN SEEMEL | SURF CITY, NEW JERSEY
Dirty Hands – Mayor Charles Hales LegacySee 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 HomeSee her door
KIM TESTONE| SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
The Real Game of American LifeSee her door
ZNYB | OWASSO, OKLAHOMA
Women Carry Our CommunitiesSee her door
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Don’t forget to tag @makeroomusa and use #DoorsofMakeRoom #RepRenters