June 13, 2017

do it Pike County

Pike School of Art
McComb, Mississippi, United States
November 11, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Opening Weekend
Friday, November 10, 2017, 5 – 7 PM
St. Andrew’s Mission Activity Center, 201 Main Street, McComb, MS 39648
Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 213 Main Street, McComb, MS 39648

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9 – 11 AM
McComb Public Library, 1022 Virginia Avenue, McComb MS 39648

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 2 – 4 PM
Percy Quin State Park, 2036 Percy Quin Drive, McComb, MS 39648

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 5 – 7 PM
Jubilee Performing Arts Center, 230 Georgia Avenue, McComb, MS 39648

An all-inclusive weekend package is available which includes a two-night stay in the cottages of Percy Quin, a private welcome reception, continental breakfast in the cottages, lunch/brunch and dinners at local restaurants, and transportation to and from all do it Pike County events. Transportation to McComb is not included, but we can arrange to pick you up at the Amtrak Station. Contact doit@psa-ms.org for information about this very special package.

This iteration of do it Pike County organized by Pike School of Art – Mississippi is the very first presentation of an Independent Curators International exhibition in the state of Mississippi. Instructions will be interpreted by student artists from Jubilee Performing Arts Center (JPAC) and the local community. Exhibitions and events will take place at JPAC, St. Andrew’s Activity Center, Pike County Chamber of Commerce, McComb Public Library, and Percy Quin State Park. The exhibition is a P.S. Satellite of Prospect New OrleansProspect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp taking place in nearby New Orleans.

For information on calls, upcoming events and performances, and a behind the scenes look at do it Pike County, please visit this page or contact doit@psa-ms.org.

Artists: Sophia Al Maria, Robert Ashley, Nairy Baghramian, Christian Boltanski, Louise Bourgeois, Meg Cranston, Olafur Eliasson, Elmgreen & Dragset, Tracey Emin, Hans-Peter Feldmann, William Forsythe, Simone Forti, Theaster Gates, Simryn Gill, Douglas Gordon, Joseph Grigely, NS Harsha, Stephen J. Kaltenbach, Mike Kelley, Adriana Lara, Lucy R. Lippard, Ernesto Neto, Yoko Ono, Lygia Pape, Cedric Price, Pedro Reyes, Pipilotti Rist, Ugo Rondinone, Peter Saville, Jim Shaw, Sturtevant, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Agnès Varda, Franz West, Erwin Wurm and others.

 

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CONCEPTUALIST

Conceptualists will receive TOP LOGO billing in the do it Pike County publication with a distribution of over 1,000, a free copy of the out-of-print do it: The Compendium published by ICI, in all email blasts, on the website, and in signage at Pike County Chamber of Commerce, St. Andrew’s Activity Center, Jubilee Performing Arts Center, and the McComb Public Library.

CONSTRUCTIVIST

Constructivists will receive billing in the do it Pike County publication, in all email blasts, on the website, and in signage at Pike County Chamber of Commerce, St. Andrew’s Activity Center, Jubilee Performing Arts Center, and the McComb Public Library.

EXPRESSIONIST

Expressionists will receive billing in the do it Pike County publication, on the website, and in all in email blasts.

IMPRESSIONIST

Impressionists will receive billing in the do it Pike County publication, and on the website.

REALIST

Realists will be listed on the do it Pike County website.

POINTILLISTS

Pointillists will be listed on the do it Pike County website.

do it is a traveling exhibition conceived and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, and organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York. The exhibition and the accompanying publication were made possible, in part by grants from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, and with the generous support from Project Perpetual and ICI’s International Forum and Board of Trustees.

 

do it Pike County is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. This project is made possible, in part from grants by the Mississippi Development Authority and the City of McComb City and with the generous support from Diane Wiltshire and Triston Wilkinson.