Friday, October 25th to Friday, December 20th, 2013
We’ll Make Out Better Than Okay is an exhibition of contemporary artworks that address every day and street-level concerns of the economic recession (unemployment, debt, corporate greed, minimum wage rates, and more) with playfulness, aplomb, and an often bleak sense of humor. Financial lack, foreclosed property, exploitative labor policy, and high-priced healthcare are just a handful of the economic realities producing absurdist dilemmas for individuals and communities across the nation. Featuring over 15 internationally exhibiting American artists working in medium-nonspecific manners, this exhibition confronts such realities and absurdities with headstrong wit and hilarious outrage.
Featuring: David O. Alekhuogie, Jennifer Boe, Andrea Bowers, Candy Chang, Blake Fall-Conroy, Theaster Gates, Honey Pot Performance, Steve Lambert, Persia ft. DADDIES PLASTIK, William Powhida, The Public Media Institute, Alex Schaefer, Mike Simi, Brittany Southworth-LaFlamme, Stephanie Syjuco, Cassie Thornton, and Daniel Tucker.
Show Opening: Friday, October 25, 6-9 PM
Curatorial Talk: Saturday, October 26, 2 PM
la Esquina / 1000 West 25th ST, KCMO 64108
Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 12-5 PM; Thursday 11-6 PM
For photos of the event, check out our flickr.