Over a hundred artists and curators from all over San Diego and Los Angeles will transform hotel rooms into contemporary art galleries, theatrical stages, and creative project spaces.
Fallen Tree Exhibitions invites art lovers, artists, collectors, and culture enthusiasts, to check-in to the fourth edition of Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2018) San Diego! The fair will launch on Friday, December 14, 2018, at the historic Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, with an all-encompassing opening night celebration from 7pm-10pm, and an after party at the HUB, hosted by Twisted Taps, from 10pm-1am. Hotels/Motels will continue through Saturday, December 15, all day and night from 12pm-10pm, and a closing night after party from 10pm-Midnight at the Hotels/Motels HUB. (See the event program and list of artists on our website)
This year’s augmented Unofficial Art Fair, will include a series of dynamic performances in redefined hotel spaces. Both days will present interactive theatrical performances in the rooms and halls; “After Autumn Colors”, The Storybook Monologues”, and “Escape”, written and performed by Andre Urbano, contemporary interpretive dance curated and performed by Patricia Maldonado, with Niara Eustace and Mitchum Todd, 'Morning Routine’ and ‘Scars and Teeth’; domestic happenings with Stu Schwartz and Fred Marinello.
In addition, Fallen Tree Exhibitions will have a full schedule of performances by Pall Jenkins of Black Heart Procession and Three Mile Pilot, Blue Buddah and David Lofton of OMB from San Francisco, The People’s Opera House Project, A New High, spoken word by Chris Vannoy; Beat Poet Laureate of the USA, along with Igor Goldkind, Paval Sfera, and special guest poets TBA, live painting by Victor Villa, a screening of ‘It's Gonna Blow!!!: San Diego's Music Underground 1986-1996’ by Bill Perrine, “Q&A: Commissioning Art with Collateral Collective” (panel discussion), and a series of open conversations with San Diego artists and art professionals on “The Gift” of art.
Twisted Taps, located just across the street, will host the Hotels/Motels HUB. The HUB will be the designated visual art rest stop and after party hot spot, curated by Thumbprint Gallery of La Jolla. The HUB will include a visual art exhibition, live painting, video art screenings, and live performances by “A New High”.
Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2018) Artists & Curators:
Alexander Salazar, Andre Urbano, Carolyn Brann, Cassandra Schramm, CM Curatorial, Collateral Collective, Colleen Veltz, Distinction Gallery, Edwin Nutting, Ellen Lane, Grace Gray Adams, James Watts, John Geary, Larry Caveney, Lynn Schuette, Mic
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