1 3 5 A Collective: Exhibition

1 3 5 A Collective: Exhibition

“What happens when artists repurpose a space? What impact does that have on
the community?”

20 local emerging artists take over an unused storefront in a busy section of Pasadena.

Responding to the increased turn over and vacancies in downtown areas, and the number of

unused storefronts, a group of regional photographers are presenting a dynamic exhibit not only

in its scope but also for its use of space and access to the community. Additionally, the entire

production is collaboration, from conception to completion. The proposal for the exhibit came

from PCC photography instructor Betsy Kenyon who envisioned a showcase for the impressive

student work she encountered. She wanted a space where this emergent work could be seen

by the public, in a “transitional commercial space”, Kenyon explains, “Art creates energy. Art is a

generating force,”

The participating artists are all advanced photographers at Pasadena City College.

displayed will include black and white, traditional color and digital photography; in some cases,

in combination with other artistic media including installation and interactive pieces. A variety

of photographic technologies will be used, both analogue and digital, including 3 dimensional

photography. “I’m shouting the mundane. I want to elevate the everyday into something out of

the ordinary,” said Livier Enciso, one of the photographers whose work will be featured in the


Participating artists: Carlos Alexander, Andrea Babikian, Anthony Barrios, Elise Bonilla-

Myers, Victoria De La Torre, LivierEnciso, Miguel Espinoza, Joaquin Farinas, Mayumi Fujimoto,

Omar Gonzalez, Gladys Hernandez, Andre Mampourian, Matthew Martin, Luis Montoya, James

Parks, Emma Rosenthal, Sergio Solorzano and Cyndhia Valle.

Opening reception will be Saturday, April 6th 6:00PM – 10:00

The exhibit location is at 200 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, California, 91101 and will run

until April 15, 2013.

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