Exit Party: Changing Tides

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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego says
Prepare for anything but the norm at the second event in MCASD’s new eXit pARTy series. With hands-on activities, performances by artist Angela Jennings, specialty cocktails curated by Snake Oil Cocktail Company, and so much more, MCASD’s eXit pARTy offers new ways to engage with contemporary art.

Inspired by Andrea Chung's exhibition You broke the ocean in half to be here, eXit pARTy > Changing Tides will evoke the vibrant, diverse space of the sea. For her first solo museum exhibition, the San Diego-based artist presents an immersive installation composed of cyanotype prints of lionfish, a non-native species that has proliferated recently in the Caribbean, destroying the local ecosystem. With their cyan-blue color, the prints conjure a fantastic underwater world, while offering a potent allegory for colonialism, as the invasive lionfish reshape their environment according to their own needs.

Spotlight tours of Chung's exhibition, as well as two other recently opened exhibitions in the downtown galleries, Prospect 2017 and Go Tell It: Selections from MCASD's Collection, will be offered throughout the evening.

San Diego-based artist Angela Jennings will debut A Short Play for Changing Tides, a new performance where she will play the goddess-like role of Dr. Marie Curie, connecting the metaphorical effects of radioactivity through the subversion of hierarchal forms of power. Angela Jennings is an artist who investigates hierarchical systems of circumstance, often employing strategies of subversion through satire. Identity, isolation and the absurd are notions heavily imbued within her work.

eXit pARTy goers will enjoy multiple live musical acts including Zayra, Island Boy,Yaya Skinbyrd, and DJ Ana Brown of Radio Pulso del Barrio.

Want to make a night of it? Head to one of MCASD's Member eXclusive partners for a pre or post-event meal or drinks. Members enjoy discounts, starting at 10% off of their entire bill.

Tickets are FREE for MCASD Members and our 25 and younger X Set Members; $25 non-members. Members should bring their Membership cards and reserve tickets online in advance. The eXit pARTy is a 21+ only event.
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By: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

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