"This solo exhibition acts as an emboldened visual and sculptural collage of the various objects and ephemera that have evolved out of Hope Ginsburg's participatory practice over the past five years." Curator, Regine Basha
Hope Ginsburg at CUE Art Foundation
Curated by Regine Basha
March 24th-May 7th, 2011
This solo exhibition presented installation elements, objects and ephemera from the first five years of the Sponge project (2006–2016). The show was divided into four "sections": People, Workshop, Lab, Market and included two sound pieces that filled the space.
Colablablab Wall (The Lab)
Featuring an iPhone slideshow of participants in fifteen Sponge workshops.
Felt Wall (The Market)
Sponge prints designed with David Reinfurt.
Lenders to the exhibition:
Rebecca Duclos, Mary Eisendrath, Carol & Marvin Ginsburg, Max Goldfarb & Allyson Strafella, Zach Hadlock, Larissa Harris, Ashley Kistler, Felice McSwiggan, Amy Moyer and Henry Moyer, James Prosek, Joshua Quarles, Robin Sacks and Lyla Sacks Velie, Mirah Zeitlyn.
Sponge Wall (The Workshop)
Interpretation of design by Leah Beeferman for the Spongespace exhibition, which featured three Sponge workshops. Richmond VA 2008
Joshua Quarles, Hexagonal, 2010
With sound recorded by Max Goldfarb
Stephen Vitiello, Soundscape for Spongespace, 2008
With sound recorded by Brian Bingham and Ann Kroeber
Production Manager: Amy Madden
Installation Manager: Danny Wood
Installation Assistant: Katie Connor
Carpentry: Eric Stepp
J. Morgan Puett and students from Retail 21c. and the Mildred Complexity, Parsons Interactive Design Program
A special thank you to Regine Basha and CUE Art Foundation Staff Jeremy Adams, Jessica Gildea, Ryan Thomas and Beatrice Wolert
Additional funding for the exhibition provided by a VCUarts Dean's Faculty Research Grant. Travel support provided by the VCUarts Art Foundation Program.