Miami-based curator and art world personality, Marcel Katz (@theartplug) of The Art Plug debuted the second iteration of his new immersive art experience, The Art Plug Power House, at ArtPalmBeach 2019 on January 17th – 20th. The second iteration featured over 20 contemporary artists from across the globe, including CB Hoyo, Zevi G, Rhymezlikedimez, Matthieu Venot, Tiago Magro, Lefty Out There, John Paul Fauves and Ketnipz, who joined forces and converted over 3,000 square feet of the fair into a multi-faceted space exhibiting sensory artworks and installations located in the fair’s Trailblazer pavilion.
From CB Hoyo’s interactive experience fake art gallery which guided guests through a gallery revealing a clandestine art forgery shop hidden behind to Kourosh Keynejad’s Saharan photo exhibit tent titled which transported fairgoers on a sensory journey showcasing his global photography, The Art Plug Power House offered a variety of visual installations designed to heighten the senses to a whole new degree.
To commence the fair, Marcel led a panel discussion at Art Palm Beach entitled “Mastering the Art of Instagram” about the effects social media has had on the art community on the final day of the fair. Featured artists on the panel included Tiago Magro, Kourosh Keynejad, Robin Velghe of RhymezLikeDimez and Harry Hambley of Ketnipz. The panel explored social media platforms and how they created a new wave of digital art disruptors that are changing the way we observe and discover art.
Aholsniffsglue / Bankrupt / Bertrand Fournier / CB Hoyo / Chad Knight / Daniel Columbie of Prop Movie Money / Finnano Fenno / Francesco Vullo / John Paul Fauves / Ketnipz / Kourosh Keynejad / Lauren Baker / Lefty Out There / Marius Sperlich / Matthieu Venot / Nicole Heere / RhymezlikeDimez / Roberto del Rio / Schoony / This is Addictive / Tiago Magro / Zevi G