In the boiler room of Globe Dye Works, the Dufala Brothers “re-imagine the shape and structure of power production, creating a ‘defunct infrastructure’ that blurs the line between historic and contemporary technological function and outdated industrial detritus.”
“Globe Dye Works Confidential: Divergent Paths of Two Founding Families”
Screening of Sweeping Changes a 2012 video on the history of Globe Dye Works by Cheryl Harper and Leslie Kaufman, followed by a presentation by Cheryl Harper, curator of the recent exhibition, Catagenesis at Globe Dye Works.
Place: Frankford Historical Society, 1507 Orthodox St Philadelphia, PA 19124
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 21, 2012: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
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Celebrated Southwest artist, Emma Gardner a Philadelphia native who left the area to live in Flagstaff, Arizona 20 years ago. returns as an invited artist to participate in a series of activities at STUDIO/GALLERY B102 at Globe Dye Works.
October 13-November 4, 2012 Gallery is open Saturday- Sunday noon-5pm Saturday, October 13 Meet the artist: Opening reception PHILADELPHIA OPEN STUDIO TOURS Saturday and Sunday, October 21 noon-6pm
WHYY “newsworks” video feature by Peter Crimmins:
Daily News review by Roberta Fallon (09/07/2012):
Frankford Gazette review by Pat Smiley (09/16/2012)
(7/19 Philadelphia Inquirer piece by Rick Nichols on Globe Dye’s amazing food start-up tenants)
Her apron smudged, Tegan Hagy could be found one day last week in her usual, if rather unlikely, haunt — a second-floor kitchen space she shares with a cupcake baker in the echoing vastness of the old Globe Dye Works at the edge of Frankford’s postindustrial boneyard….
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(7/18 Northeast Times article on Globe Dye Works by John Loftus)
The old Globe Dye Works in Frankford already houses several creative businesses. Now, owners want to offer living spaces, as well….
From September 9 – October 21, 2012 fifteen artists will transform the ground floor (and the roof) of Globe Dye Works into “Catagenesis”, an exhibition of site specific installations and multi-media artworks sponsored by Philadelphia Sculptors. Artists from Canada, Israel and the U. S., including Globe resident artist Joe Leroux, will repurpose discarded Globe equipment and industrial detritus as they unveil their responses to the building and its complex history as a dye manufacturing facility. A video featuring the history of Globe and its current revival will be on view. A public opening reception featuring local vendors is scheduled for Sunday, September 9 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. All are welcome.
More information can be found at http://www.philasculptors.org/catagenesis/home.html