The Art Plug Power House, A Sensory Art Playground, Returns for ArtPalmBeach 2019
Miami-based Curator, Marcel Katz, launches the second iteration of his conceptual event platform during ArtPalmBeach Fair
(Miami, FL) – Following the massive success of The Art Plug Power House’s debut during Miami Art Week 2018 which attracted over 3,000 attendees, Miami-based curator and art world personality, Marcel Katz (@TheArtPlug) is set to launch the second iteration of his new conceptual platform during ArtPalmBeach this month.
Produced by Katz and his bespoke art agency, The Art Plug, the second iteration will feature over 10 contemporary artists from across the globe, including Kourosh Keynejad, C.B. Hoyo, Matthieu Venot, Tiago Magro, and Ketnipz, who will join forces in converting over 3,000 square feet of the fair into a multi-faceted space exhibiting sensory art works and installations located in the fair’s pavilion.
"We’re thrilled to be bringing The Art Plug Power House experience to such an iconic show. I am overwhelmed by the success during Miami Art Week and look forward to seeing the show through the eyes of a new audience” – says Marcel Katz.
From C.B. Hoyo’s interactive experience will guide guests through a fake art gallery revealing a clandestine art forgery shop hidden behind, guests will be able to enter a life size “Scent Bubble" by Detroitwick and walk through a live recreation of one of artist’s RhymezLikeDimez famed music video scenes. Ketnipz artist Harry Hambley will make his way across the pond from the U.K. to present the signature “Bean” in a sculptural dinner party.
On Sunday, January 20 – Marcel will lead a panel discussion at Art Palm Beach entitled “Mastering the Art of Instagram” about the effects social media has had on the art community. The panel will explore social media platforms and how they created a new wave of digital art disruptors that are changing the way we observe and discover art. The panel will be open for audience questions after the moderated Q&A segment.
The Art Plug Power House will kick off at ArtPalmBeach on Wednesday, January 16th during the fair’s official media preview. Following the preview, the 4-day public exhibition will be open to the public on Thursday, January 17th through Sunday, January 20th. Guest admission to the fair is $15/pp online and $20/pp at the door.
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The Art Plug Power House at ArtPalmBeach
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401