Arts Seen – week of Oct. 3, 2013

A nice mention in Fast Forward Magazine, some words from Jacek Malec, our chief curator, :

Published October 3, 2013 by Maureen McNamee in Arts Seen
The newest art gallery in the city isn’t really a gallery at all. The goal of Art Forum Gallery (AFG), according to chief curator Jacek Malec (formerly of Triangle Gallery and MOCA), is to create an alternative public art gallery focused on 21st century art by animating existing spaces in the city and elsewhere.

“What we are planning to do is mainly to bring the art to the public and not the public to the gallery,” says Malec. “Generally, we are going outside the white cube of the gallery.”

He adds that the concept isn’t entirely new, pointing to Wreck City and Phantom Wing as great examples of spontaneous grassroots arts initiatives….(Read more)