Monday, June 2, 2008
HIJACKED: New York - Book Launch and Photo Exhibition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, June 6th 2008
HIJACKED: Book Launch and Photo Exhibition
ChiefMag.com in collaboration with Big City Press and The Arm, enthusiastically present HIJACKED: VOLUME ONE, AUSTRALIA AND AMERICA book launch photo exhibition. Presenting the public with the most provocative and diverse new photography from Australia and America, HIJACKED breaks down barriers between artists, genres, and hemispheres to further the aim of contemporary photography.
While the work of each of the 44 photographers is wholly individual, the photographs collected in this book and exhibition speak of the time and place in which we live. HIJACKED embraces our prevailing wanderlust; these creative minds exhibit a fascination with international subcultures, fragmented trends, alternate lifestyles and urban landscapes. Explorations of suburban pleasures are placed on par with ‘high’ artistic experimentation. HIJACKED, a book of photography, is a survey of contemporary photography in both The United States and Australia.
ChiefMag.com is now partnering with Brooklyn’s The Arm to host the New York launch of Hijacked: Volume One, and is privileged to be the east coast ambassadors for such a zeitgeist of current photography.
Opening reception: The Arm, 281 N. 7th St., Brooklyn, NY
Friday, June 6th 7pm-11pm
music by DJ Rev McFly and DJ Teenwolf
HIJACKED: VOLUME ONE contains the work of 44 photographers from the USA and Australia
About The Arm: The Arm is a small-scale goods factory and gallery located on 281 North 7th Street between Havemeyer and Meeker in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
About Chief: ChiefMag.com is Brooklyn’s premiere arts and culture magazine. Now in its second year, Chief has gained notoriety for interviewing and showcasing artists and musicians just before they get big.
Contact: Amanda Scigaj, Amanda@ChiefMag.com