Preparing For Flight: Exploring Ritualistic Symbols in Basketball
January 18th to March 15th 2014
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 18th,
5 to 7pm.
Performance by the artist: January 18th 6pm
Images courtesy of the artist:
Instructions for Flight #2, Sharpie on paper
The gallery, performance, gallery talk reception and connected events are all free and open to the public.
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays- Fridays from 12 to 5pm and Saturdays by appointment
(For a Saturday appointment- email please at least two days in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Medicine Wheel’s Spoke Gallery is proud to present a solo show by Marlon Forrester: Preparing For Flight: Exploring Ritualistic Symbols in Basketball. Marlon is exhibiting new and recent work for this show in a variety of media. Some of the threads of investigation found in this new work are: black male identity, body as commodity, heroism, corporate sport industrial complex, structural racism, rituals, symbols, myths, and archetypes.