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‘The International Weird Collage Show’ at Invisible Dog

Cut it out: Weird collection of collages coming to Cobble Hill gallery

By Megan Riesz - Source: http://www.brooklynpaper.com

Sparkle kitty: Sylvia Stolan’s aptly titled collage “Let’s Forget About the World’s Problems and Watch Cats for a While,” will be at the “International Weird Collage Show” at the Invisible Dog. Photo © Weird Show

Sparkle kitty: Sylvia Stolan’s aptly titled collage “Let’s Forget About the World’s Problems and Watch Cats for a While,” will be at the “International Weird Collage Show” at the Invisible Dog. Photo © Weird Show


This art show works on paper.

On April 19, an international show series dedicated to weird photomontages will made its first stop in the US at a Cobble Hill art gallery. Only in Brooklyn would a gallery take a chance on a bunch of collage artists, the show’s director said.

“I think the art scene over here in Brooklyn is better than what’s happening over in Manhattan,” said curator Charles Wilkin. “It’s not about slick, MoMA presentation. That’s not the sentiment of the show at all.”

“The International Weird Collage Show,” which started in 2011 and has traveled to Germany, Spain, and Costa Rica, will feature paper patchwork crafted by 32 artists from 10 countries. All of the collages were handcrafted using materials such as tape, glue, and old magazines, according to Wilkin, who emphasized that the haphazard nature of the work is symbolic of the wild world at large.

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