Icebox Project Space




Feeding Speculation: Annual Predictive Texts

Feeding Speculation is a publication recently released by Tim Belknap and Ryan McCartney, the directors of the Icebox Project Space. At the start of 2015, the Icebox Project Space approached several friends with a simple idea: share a meal with someone, and over the course of conversation arrive at a prediction for the coming week, year, decade or more. A number of people participated, sitting down to dinner with friends, significant others, and family members, whether over a homecooked meal or out at a restaurant. The gamut of ideas that arose from these conversations ranged from predictions for the next day to far into the future, from projections for one’s own life to musings on the fate of the entire world. These predictions were then put into this publication, Feeding Speculation: Annual Predictive Texts, which was released at the Second Thursday of February 2015.

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Spring 2015

Events & Performances:

4/1 – 4/26
Victory for Tyler
An exhibition organized by the Tyler Alumni Association, in partnership with Tyler School of Art and Temple University, that features the work of Tyler alumni. This year’s Victory for Tyler will be juried by Anthony Elms.
Opening Reception: Saturday, 4/11/2015, 6 pm to 8 pm

5/6 – 5/30
University of Pennsylvania and Tyler School of Art MFA Exhibitions

6/13 and 6/14
Presented by Inliquid
Art For the Cash Poor
A block-party-style that directly benefits visual artist and craftspeople. Artist show and sell their works, priced at $199 and under, giving the public a chance to meet the artist first-hand and purchase artwork at a reasonable price. All proceeds from the sales go directly to the artist.

6/25 – 6/28
Supper, People On the Move
Choreographed and Directed by Silvana Cardell
Performed by the Cardell Dance Theatre
Supper, People on the Move is inspired by themes of migration and explores the complex experience of dislocation. Featuring stunning choreography, eight dancers of supreme ability and daring physicality, the highly regarded music of Nick Zammuto, special guest artists, and even a communal feast to end the performance, Supper, People on the Move promises to be an exhilarating and emotionally powerful event.
Past Events:

3/12 – 3/14
20/92 Open Video Call: Juried by Alex Da Corte

3/7   8pm.     $10 / $7 students
Presented by Philadelphia Sound Forum and the Icebox Project Space:
Tim Feeney and Seth Cluett

Percussionist Tim Feeney performing a new work for large bass drum, electronics, and actuators by composer and artist Seth Cluett. The deformation of figures is an hour-long focused work for solo bass drum and live electronics commissioned by the University of Alabama for Tim Feeney.

Feeding Speculation: Publication Release

1/8 – 1/20
Body Politic: Contemporary artists in Australia investigate place, identity, memory and history through the graphic image. Co-curated by Richard Hricko and Amze Emmons.

12/11 – 12/19
Unknown Territory: New Art From The Hacktory

12/11- 12/21
I Feel Love: Chad States

12/18, 12/19
The Big Bang Project: Ezra Masch

11/3 – 11/14
hold it, control: Meg Foley and J Louise Makary
AWFUL Wrestling
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