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Fri, Aug 4, 2017 6:30pm –
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 6:00pm –
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 2:00pm –


The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx  New York  10456
United States
Bronx Museum of the Arts

Open | Close | Open

open | close | open is designed as an interactive piece, a game, a meditation for two. The artist, Milcah Bassel, invites you to come play on August 4 (6:30 - 8:30 pm), September 15 (6-8pm), and October 1 (2-6pm). Bassel’s 79 small square ceramic vessels constitute game pieces in a moveable grid, representing organs in the human body. The title is lifted from a poem by Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai, that reflects on states of being open/closed/open during pre-birth/life/death.

Please be advised that open | close | open is only available to be touched when artist is present.