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Published by Point Never Press

32 pages
Softcover
13.97cm x 19.05cm
Saddle stitched
Mono on salmon pink stock
First edition of 50, 2009

Features artists Ryan Heywood, John Isaac, Mark Warren Jacques, Alex Kopps, Josh Lazcano, Richard Sarson, Nicholas Venaglia.Text by Michael Fordham: In California Being Young Is Everything

About Point Never

Point Never is an independent publisher devoted to the diffusion of images and texts relating to surfing culture. Presenting individuals committed to the pursuit of their own idiosyncratic ideals, surf or otherwise, Point Never portrays multiple truths, mythologies, abstractions, antipodes, commonalities & communities in surfing.

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April 7–May 8, 2010

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, April 7
5:00-7:00pm

Conversation with: 
Alex Kopps and Jonathan Steinberg
 6:30pm

UCSC Sesnon Gallery presents Displacement: We have Come to Ruin Your Surfing by Bay Area artist, filmmaker, and surfer Alex Kopps. Kopps will create a site-specific installation, combining aspects of his visual practice with artifacts, video clips, and elements of his upcoming film, Displacement. Kopps describes his mixed media installations as “a garage sale of texture and emotion.”

Excerpts from Kopps film, Displacement, combine 1970s super8 surf footage by Steve Krajewski and a DIY (do it yourself) approach to contemporary mixed media by the artist. The film is based around an obscure surf subculture inspired by the designs of George Greenough in the 60s and later refined by Greg Liddle in his displacement hulls, or what its proponents call “stubbies.” Stubbies refers to a special breed of surfboards combining qualities of long and shortboards to create a round-bottomed board that sits lower in the water rather than on top of it.

The exhibition is in conjunction with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History’s presentation of Surf City Santa Cruz: A Wave of Inspiration running March 27–July 25, 2010 showcasing surf-related work of local artists and technical innovators (http://www.santacruzmah.org/). Support for the Sesnon Gallery exhibition was made possible by the Charles Griffin Farr Fund.

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Oneshot: A photo exhibition curated by Jesper Elg featuring

Opening reception Friday, November 06, 2009 from 17.00 - 21.00.

Ada Bligaard Søby, Aaron Bondaroff, Alexander Kopps, André, Andrew Schoultz, Anika Lori, Asger Carlsen, Ashley Macomber, Brian Lee Hughes, Barry McGee, Carl Krull, Casper Sejersen, Cheryl Dunn, Claus Carstensen, Ebbe Stub Wittrup, Elizabeth Heltoft, Futura, Helena Christensen, Jeffrey Schad, Jesper Just, Jette Jørs, Julian Röder, Johan Rosenmunthe, John Copeland, Kasper Sonne, Michele Abeles, Marcel Zyskind, Mark “The Cobra Snake” Hunter, Martin de Thurah, Matthew Stone, Misha Hollenbach, Morten Bjarnhof, Nina Mouritzen, Noam Griegst, Peter Beste, Peter Boel, Peter Funch, Peter Sutherland, Pica Pica, Ray Potes, Rouge, Sean Dack, Simon Høgsberg, Stefan Simikich, Sue Kwon, Søren Solkær, Tim Barber, Thomas Campbell, Thomas Øvlisen, Troels Carlsen, Typisk Lesbisk and Wes Lang.

WERKSTETTE

Dronning Olgas Vej 23

2000 Frederiksberg

Denmark

www.werkstette.dk
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Park Life Gallery presents:
Move:18 - Listen with Your Ears and Eyes Wide Open, This Time
Curated by Rich Jacobs
Opening reception Friday, March 20, 2009 7:00 to 11:00 pm.

This art show promises to bring the viewer a little closer to that sound in their own head that won’t stop going, even when it is quiet, wait - is it ever really quiet? The show is an attempt by curator Rich Jacobs, to bring a lot of different influences together, and show people that are open to it, that sound, noise and even music can all be neighbors. They don’t have to get along, but they can be next to one another, at least for a month on the walls at Park Life. There will be plenty of things to see, hear, experience, and even learn from in this show; sculptural works, flat drawings, paintings, and photographs will sit on the walls next to sound pieces and home-made instruments, made specifically for this exhibition. There is sure to be a gentle racket, don’t be afraid to bring a set of open ears, along with those eyes of yours. Chances are you may like something, or even recognize a few of the artists, musicians, and noise-heads involved in the show. They have all been doing their thing for sometime now… come see it all together and witness the sound installation of this move series in person. You will be glad you saw, and heard it.

Featuring work by Tana Sprague, Billy Sprague, Eric White, Cody Hudson, James Gallagher, Richard Mcguire, Chris Shary, Bernie Mcginn, Jason Polan, Cynthia Connolly, Dave King, Ian Johnson, Chris Duncan, Jordin Isip, Alex Kopps, Andrew Scott, Bill Daniel, V.Vale, Brian Flynn, Carl Dunn, Tim Kerr, Pat Graham, Jeff Canham, Luke Bartels, Calef Brown, Sonny Kay, Gabe Voiles, Chrissy Piper, Jfre Robot Coad, Phil Franklyn, Yuri Shibuya, Bill Kouglas, Andy Ward, Hiroshi Kimura, Dora Drimalas, Fritz Welch, Bert Quieroz, Matthew Badja, David Applegate, Koen Holtkamp, Mike Sutfin, Garry Davis, Rodger Bridges, Kyle Ranson, Jeff Manson, James Brown and Pat Delaney.

Derek Song - Park Life
Paper Museum Press
220 Clement St
SF CA 94118

415.386.7275
415.386.7272 fax

www.parklifestore.com
www.paper-museum.net

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The Present Art Show, “YAR: art stuff derived from the surf film, The Present”

New Limited Edition Screen Prints by Nathaniel Russell, Thomas Campbell, Kyle Field, Alex Kopps, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Evan Hecox, Jesse Ledoux and Steve Keene.

To purchase artwork, please call Mollusk shop at (415) 564-6300.

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Adobe Books 20th Anniversary Art Auction
Saturday, March 28, 2009
at Southern Exposure 14th Street gallery
417 14th Street at Valencia
San Francisco, CA 94103
3:00 - 8:00 pm
One day only
Free Admission

Online Preview (in progress):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adobebooksauction09

Participating artists include Airyka Rockefeller, Ajit Chauhan, Alena Rudolph, Alicia McCarthy, Alissa Anderson, Amy Jo Diaz, Andrew Schoultz, Barry McGee, Brion Nuda Rosch, Bryson Gill, Chris Baird, Chris Corales, Chris Duncan, Christine Shields, Clare Rojas, Colter Jacobsen, Dave King, Dave Schubert, Devendra Banhart, Emily Prince, Future Farmers: Amy Franceschini & Michael Swaine, Jay Nelson, Jeff Canham, Jennie Smith, Joe Byrnes, Johanna St Clair, John Dwyer, Joshua Churchill, Jovi Schnell, Kal Spelletich, Kathryn Spence, Klea McKenna, Kyle Field, Kyle Knobel, Kyle Ranson, Leslie Shows, Liz Walsh, Matt Furie, Matt Gonzalez, Misa Inaoka, Naoki Onodera, Nathan Stapley, Orion Shepherd, Rachel Corry, Rachel Kaye, Ryan Coffey, Ryder Cooley, Sahar Khoury, Scott Williams, Shaun O’Dell, Sonya Derman, Tara Foley, Will Yackulic and Yukako Ezoe Onodera.

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The dark wizards of Hamburger Eyes say,

“if you havent been paying attention, we are having a wicked benefit/fundraiser for the PHOTO EPICENTER on saturday feb 14. our awesome friends have donated the sickest photos and paintings and we are going to sell them for way cheap. it wont be silent auction or raffle or anything weird like that. its first come, first serve. you buy it and go home with it right there. its a win win..”

here’s the short list: ryan furtado, audrey erickson, dennis mcgrath, stefan simikich, josh lazcano, bill daniel, mark cross, pez, alex kopps, ted pushinsky, matthew bajda, alex martinez, matt furie, anthony blanchard, oskie mendoza, andrew laumann, austin mcmanus, ray potes, david potes, robert francisco, jay howell, toad, barry mcgee, david kaplan, jim goldberg, heather renee russ, gus, michael jang, justin visser, rachel styer, lonnie dean, sean jerd, john harding, lyndsey white, nicole hagen, jeremy conant, aiyana uedeson, jason roberts dobrin, dylan maddux, david uzzardi, dannunaki, jesse pollack, and many more..