The Visual Passion Experience Schedule
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 04:01PM
Mikel Frank Gerard Amsellem

Thursday July 26, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: The Visual Passion Experience BEGINS, opening with a welcome toast and reception by the artists before the experience gets under way. You will be greeted by Gerard and Mikel dressed for the occasion, a favorite love song will be playing and there will be a few choice love poems read for visitors to ponder as they begin their journey. This will be very cool so don't be late! You don't want to miss anything. 


Friday July 27, 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm: The Visual Passion Experience continues. Witness Mikel and Gerard painting live on large canvases and doors. Visit the Creation Station and make your own 12"x12" painting on love. Contribute to The Writing on the Wall community blackboard wall with your love poems, quotes or comments. Record your answers to questions about love on video in the Video Room. Watch previously recorded interviews of people you might know who answered questions about love. Check out the window installations of the light side and dark side of love. And just imerse yourself in the Visual Passion Experience.

  7:00 pm to 9:00 pm--Live music performance by The Visual Passion Trio and live poetry readings, which will be read in their original languages and then translated to English,  paintings on love will be displayed to accompany these selected love poems.


Saturday July 28, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm: The Visual Passion Experience continues.

  6:30 pm--Gerard Amsellem will interview Richard Einhorn, composer of Voices of Light, the modern soundtrack he composed for Carl Dryer's 1928 silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc.

  7:00 pm--Screening of The Passion of Joan of Arc with Voices of Light soundtrack.


Sunday July 29, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Visual Passion Experience continues.

  4:00 pm-5:30 pm  Sew Each Other/See Each Other -- a performance event by Gerard Amsellem and Mikel Frank with volunteers, which will depict the metaphor of sewing relationships together and tearing them apart. Once the fabric sewing has finished the aritsts will paint on them, while still on the volunteers bodies. Once the paintings are finished the volunteers will tear open the sewing and Gerard and Mikel will move them to the wall and continue painting on them.

  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Closing party

  8:30 pm: A special finale, a digital projection installation piece,

                   I do love you and that is why I hate you   by Matt Starr.




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