School 33 Art Center


“Co-Lab(oration): The Way Out House"

02/12/2016 - 03/21/2016
“Co-Lab(oration): The Way Out House"

School 33 Art Center presents “Co-Lab(oration): The Way Out House,” a collaborative installation by Amanda Burnham and Laure Drogoul. This is the fourth and final project of the Robert Rauschenberg Co-Lab(oration) series. The unveiling of “The Way Out House” and culminating celebration of all four Co-Lab(oration) projects takes place Friday, February 12, 2016 from 6 to 9pm.  “The Way Out House” is on view indefinitely at School 33 in the public restroom.  School 33 Art Center is a facility managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and is located at 1427 Light Street.  Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 4pm and Saturday from 11am to 4pm. 

An exploration of toilet culture and digestion, “The Way Out House” is a transporting sanctuary of banal ritual. Artists Amanda Burnham and Laure Drogoul have transformed the space of a typical public lavatory into a psychedelic powder chamber, evoking the cyclical systems of both nature… and the Call of Nature.

Funded by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, School 33 Art Center’s Co-Lab(oration) has been a platform for diverse artists to work collaboratively in a process of creative exploration, resulting in the development of multiple new works. The goals of Co-Lab(oration) are to cultivate the production and exhibition of works that integrate the ideas of artists from varied disciplines, to encourage experimentation and creative risk-taking to support the development of innovative practices or new artistic forms, and to transform non-gallery spaces, thus enabling the building itself to become a work of art. School 33 is excited to celebrate the hard work of the participating artists who have created four works in spaces both inside and outside of School 33 Art Center’s historic building:

Project #1: Nanotecture by Jonathan Latiano & Jennifer Strunge
Project #2: Front Stoop / Back Yard by Kelley Bell, Linda DePalma, & Melissa Webb
Project #3: Pattern Perception by Kyle Bauer, Amy Boone-McCreesch, & Katie Duffy
Project #4: The Way Out House by Amanda Burnham & Laure Drogoul

Co-Lab(oration) is supported by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s Artistic Innovation and Collaboration Program, which supports fearless and innovative collaborations in the spirit of Robert Rauschenberg.

School 33 Art Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for visual and performing artists through solo and group exhibitions, art classes, hands-on workshops, a Studio Artist Program and special events. A program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, School 33 Art Center is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council and through private contributions. 
For more information on “Co-Lab(oration): The Way Out House,” call 443-263-4350.