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Rough Language at The Hexagon
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For information about the Hexagon Gallery, please contact:

art@hexagonspace.com

Jan 30th – March 4th, 2011: The Hexagon Presents: Rough Language; a gallery exhibition and pop-up shop of new t-Shirts by Emily Burtner and Nolen Strals. Both artists in this show draw on the history of design and punk, with Nolen displaying comedic screenprinted work while Burtner’s more contemplative pieces are joined by an alphabet lookbook. Opening reception Saturday, February 12, 6pm-8pm. Pop-up shop March 12th, 4pm-7pm.

Nolen, co-founder of local Baltimore design studio Post Typography, and Emily, a senior at MICA, and are both graphic designers with a history in American punk rock on both sides of the stage. Both Nolen and Emily draw on historic use of the t-shirt as a primary vehicle for the delivery of counter-cultural ideas.

The Hexagon is a community-run gallery and performance space that embraces all media and is located in the Station North Arts District at 1825 N. Charles Street. The Hexagon features music performances, community outreach events, film screenings, art exhibitions, and many other creative events. For more information about the space, please visit http://www.hexagonspace.com.

 

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The Hexagon Presents: Rough Language; a gallery exhibition and pop-up shop of new t-Shirts by Emily Burtner and Nolen Strals. Both artists in this show draw on the history of design and punk, with Nolen displaying comedic screenprinted work while Burtner’s more contemplative pieces are joined by an alphabet lookbook. Opening reception Saturday, February 12th, 6pm-8pm. Pop-up shop March 12th, 4pm-7pm.

The Hexagon

Community-run Gallery and Performance Space

1825 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Gallery Hours: by appointment and during performances. Performance times are available at

www.hexagonspace.com.

To arrange an appointment or for gallery inquiries, please contact art@hexagonspace.com

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