FAILE (pronounced "fail") is a Brooklyn-based artistic collaboration between Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller. Since its inception in 1999, FAILE has attained global recognition for its pioneering use of wheatpasting and stenciling in the increasingly established arena of street art, and for its explorations of duality through a fragmented style of appropriation and collage. During this time, FAILE adapted its signature mass culture-driven iconography to a wide array of media, from wooden boxes and window pallets to more traditional canvas, prints, sculptures, stencils, multimedia installation, and prayer wheels. While FAILE's work is constructed from found visual imagery and blurs the line between “high” and “low” culture, recent exhibitions demonstrate an emphasis on audience participation, a critique of consumerism, and the incorporation of religious media and architecture.
Beverages will be provided.
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(Green Street Train stop “g”)
Please RSVP to Cindy Theis by Monday, October 14
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