By Keli Dailey, Content Producer
Friday, December 11, 2009 at 6:29 p.m.
To celebrate how right Charles Darwin was about where human life blasted off (answer: Africa), from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, during North Park Nights, Art Produce Gallery will throw an Afrocentric Darwin party, with folktales and a fair trade market, and later, free booze (hopefully) for mixed-media artist Michele Guieu’s opening reception.
Guieu’s solo exhibit, “Lucy, Darwin, and Me,” transforms the two-roomed gallery into what feels like a friendly graphic designer leading a fift- period physical science class. Guieu knows it’s after lunch and even though she prepared this whole lecture on how 2009 is Darwin’s 200th birthday year, the 150th anniversary of his “On the Origin of Species,” our focus is flagging. So she uses personal artifacts, paintings of invented species, family photos and video to share how she was a teenager, in Africa, following her geologist father out into the field right around the time the famous Lucy the Hominid fossil fixed humankind birthplace to one place.READ MORE
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