MFA Alumna Heidi Kayser Featured in 'Tote Your Float'
Friday 10 March 2017 // 6-10PM
Heidi Kayser presents her wearable "junk" backpack project, Keep Moving, which will be part of the Tote Your Float Public Art Parade in Los Angeles in March in conjunction with ArtNight Pasadena. Kayser received a grant for the work from Newtown Arts, an artist-run, not-for-profit organization that supports artists working in the public sphere throughout the Los Angeles area.
The participatory public art project takes a darkly humorous yet poignant look at topics of domestic instability reflected in current issues in immigration, homelessness, and corporate consumerist life-style. As these issues become more relevant than ever, Keep Moving encourages people to literally shoulder their material possessions and question values that span culture and nation.
The public art project will culminate in an exhibition at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena.
About ArtNight Pasadena
Enjoy a free evening of art and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent institutions swing open their doors. The night is yours to decide. Meet at the Armory for live music, food trucks, and craft beer, then take a free shuttle to dozens of other cultural destinations in town. Visit http://artnightpasadena.org for details.
Art Exhibition Venue:
Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, California 92101
Heidi Kayser is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:
Image is courtesy of Artist Heidi Kayser.