New York based artist Michael Alan took over SPACE 42 on April 28th 2017 for a solo show and live drawathon. For one night Michael created a surreal and beautiful human installation for the arts district of Jacksonville to view, draw and interact with. His long lasting marathons involve the artist fully involved: drawing on everything, including...
The founders of SPACE 42 believe that if you build it, they will come. It’s a hybrid warehouse in the newly-proclaimed Arts District of Jacksonville that combines technology with the arts. “Without art, technology fails,” says Kevin Calloway.
Artist Michael Alan’s first performance in Jacksonville is titled “Life, the Universe, and Everything.” A bold title that might strike fear into the heart of a more “serious” artist. But after interviewing Alan and learning more about his playful, joyous, startling and dynamic performance, it seems this show may, in fact, include everything that lies between life and the universe.
Where a dilapidated, junk filled warehouse once stood, a stunning new arts and events venue is opening in Jacksonville next month. While renovators aren’t typically considered artists, the transformation of Space 42 has been so dramatic and comprehensive, it feels like an artistic achievement has occurred.
The tech and design space is home to IJHANA, a global technical company. Their main goal is to create high-impact solutions to resolve complex business & technology challenges.
On view daily M-F 10-3pm.
The goal of Space 42 gallery is to present, collect, and interpret the art of our time though the promotion of national and international artists. Space 42 is anchored by its large gallery, a meeting place for our community to gather and the hub of the Space’s events.
On view daily M-F 10-3pm now thru September 5th.