FLIP BOOK SHOW#########

Friday December 15th 2006

SPACE 1026
1026 Arch Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia
215.574.7630

Space 1026 is proud to present:

The International Flipbook Festival 2006

The opening reception will coicide with the Space 1026 Annual Art Auction:

Friday December 15, 6:30PM to 11PM.

The show runs until December 29.

The International Flipbook Festival is a celebration of hand-powered cinema. This exhibition presents over one hundred flipbooks made by contemporary artists throughout Europe and North America.

Devised four years ago by artist Andrew Jeffrey Wright as a film festival without the film, each of the flipbooks have been submitted into one of four categories: Live Action, Animation, Experimental, and Documentary.

The International Flipbook Festival will be touring to Space 1026 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Little Cakes Gallery in New York City; Western Front Gallery in Vancouver, Canada and has already made a stop at Reg Vardy Gallery in Sunderland, UK.

Any questions contact Andrew Jeffrey Wright at: ajwspace1026@yahoo.com

ART AUCTION##########

Friday December 15th 2006

SPACE 1026
1026 Arch Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia
215.574.7630

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Space 1026 Annual Art Auction:

FRIDAY December 15th
6:30pm doors
9:00pm auction

Space 1026 will be holding its annual art auction on FRIDAY December 15th concurrently with the opening of the "Flipbook Festival" - a touring show of flipbooks from around the world. The doors will open at 6:30pm at which time participants can bid on work laid out around the gallery in a silent auction and get a sneak peak at the work which will be sold in the more competitive vocal auction, which begins at 9:00pm.

This year the auction is being coordinated by the awesome local curator/artist Damian Weinkrantz.

Todd Kimmel is back this year as auctioneer.

The auction, which helps insure that the collectively run gallery/studio space will exist another year, will feature donated artwork from members and a wide range of friends. Past donations have come from art-stars such as: Barry McGee, Shepard Fairey, Steve "ESPO" Powers, Paper Rad, Brian Chippendale, Clare Rojas, Judith Schaector, and many others. You will also find many locals donating goods and services such as free video rentals, massages, websites, recording studio time, and much more.

To make a donation to the auction please email Damian Weinkrantz or send to:

Space 1026
ATTN: Damian Weinkrantz
1026 Arch St. 2nd floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact:
Damian Weinkrantz
simplesemantics@yahoo.com

Please include two copies of a sheet with:

Name, contact info, title of work, suggested opening bid, and bio of yourself (so we can brag about you).

SPACE 1026

Space 1026 is a group run gallery and artist collective in the heart of Chinatown, in downtown Philadelphia. They show both emerging and established artists from Philadelphia and across the globe, and strive to create an open minded gallery space that allows artists to create and install their art without restrictions.