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Akagawa Projects

  • The Foundry Tree project documents a "family tree" lineage of contemporary artists working with cast iron. It was initiated at the first U.S. National conference on Cast Iron Art at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama. Over 250 artists are currently posted.
  • artists' readings is an evolving database for literature and resources for artists, educators and students of art. These essential readings of books, articles and websites are both canonical as well as specific to fields of practice.
  • Health and House is a web log that documents Gabriel Akagawa's and Anne Knafl's changing relationship to our health by becoming recent home owners.
  • Happy Accident Sculpture Studio is Gabriel Akagawa and Dan Matheson's art studio. It is physically hosted by Butler Street Foundry in Bridegeport, Chicago.
  • Gabriel Akagawa is currently working with Butler Street Foundry on various Art/Industry initiatives.
  • Tree Stories is a web log that collects narratives and images of peoples personal experiences with trees. 
  • Cast Shadows is an art exhibition of works selected by artist/curator Gabriel Akagawa and artist/co-curator Andy Denton from the Eastern Carolina University's community of art students and alumni. These works will  address remnants relating to the fleeting event that is an iron pour.
  • Unpacked/Offset is a Wikisite that documents Gabriel Akagawa's Offset Exhibition at Northern Illinois University from March 25 through May 10, 2008. Crate Space is an interactive web log for Artists and Art Students of that community to collaborate on the Crate Project, which was generative to Unpacked/Offset.
  • Faketure is a consortium of artists that Gabriel Akagawa founded. He continues to curate projects that explore ideas of nature as artifice with changing members. The Wiki site http://faketure.wikispaces.com/ documents two exhibitions at the Beverly Arts Center in 2007 and 2008. The blogspot Faketure is an web log that documents the Faketure Exhibition at Macalester College in 2005. It also collected narratives and images of people's personal experiences with Faketure or artificial nature during the exhibition's run.
  • Ballution is an web log that documents Arist-in-Residency environmental art work at Alternator Gallery for Contemporary Art in 2006.
Curatorial Projects
Happy Accident Sculpture Studio Projects