THE SPIRIT OF THE ANIMALS
IS IN THE WHEELS
By DAVE EGGERS & JUAN MARTINEZ
PRESENTED BY DASHBOARD
Oct 26 - Nov 19, 2017
Recycled pedicabs turned animal riders. No brakes.
A mini-herd of animal-inspired bicycles exploring and bringing awareness to transportation
challenges faced by students. Designed and produced by Dave Eggers and Juan Martinez.
Georgia Tech Campus: Oct. 27- Nov. 12
10/31 - 11/3, 11/8 + 11/9 -(11am-3pm): Bikes will be active in the Campanile.
Paid parking at the Ferst Center for the Arts.
Atlanta Contemporary, Nov 12-19th
● 11/12-11/19: Bikes on view during regular operating hours on Piazza.
● 11/16 - (6-8pm): Contemporary Cocktails at Atlanta Contemporary.
Artist talk from Juan Martinez and Amanda Uhle + audience bike rides!
+ (7PM) Inner City Bike Ride - curated by Argha Noah - from Memorial Drive
to Atlanta Contemporary (scroll for more info).
● 11/19 - (12-2pm): Meet the artist @ Contemporary Kids, and take a ride!
Juan Martinez is a Detroit metal artist who creates fantastical, functional creations. His work has been shown in galleries, museums and out on the streets in Detroit, Austin, New Orleans, and beyond.
Dave Eggers is an American writer and artist. Trained as a painter, Eggers’ artworks have been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, the Nevada Museum of Art, the Biennial of the Americas, and numerous other galleries and art spaces. Eggers has won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the TED Prize, and has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
@ Atlanta Contemporary
Join Dash for an artist talk from Juan Martinez and Amanda Uhle + audience bike rides!
Atlanta Contemporary will host the bicycles November 12-November 19, 2017.
INNER CITY BIKE RIDE
A city-wide bike event traveling from Harp Transmission (Argha Noah’s current residency) to Atlanta Contemporary.
Meeting place: 350 Memorial Drive
Meeting time: 5:00PM
Start time: 6:30PM
End time: 7:00PM (arrive at Atlanta Contemporary, during Contemporary Cocktails + Thirsty Thursday).
The ride aims to showcase the diversity of cyclists who ride in Atlanta, and to increase awareness about animal cruelty and the value of public transportation within cities.
Bike ride will be live streamed and recorded via aerial drone recording.