“Beyond creating imagery, the works are unified through the artists’ desire to visualize cosmological phenomena, depict quasi-diagrammatical explanations of scientific data, or present complex ideas in an easily understood format,” noted Wavelength’s curatorial team. Chad Stayrook’s Final Frontier playfully “explains” the making of a constellation, while Amber Heaton charts the natural light and movement of the sun and the moon for a year in her installation and Heejung Kim explores the spiritual aspects of the night sky. Viewers will be situated in a series of conversations about stellar wonders in an immersive environment.
Index Art Center was established in May 2009 with a mission to help strengthen and revitalize Newark’s emerging art scene. They wish to create an environment where the local community and artists of all media can come together and take part in a unique dialogue, one which affirms Newark as a center for contemporary art. Index Art Center is located at 237 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey near the corner of Market Street. It is easily accessible by car, The PATH and NJ Transit. Hours are Thursdays 6 to 9pm, Fridays and Saturdays 1 – 4pm and by appointment. Admission is free and open to the public.