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  'A California Hotel' - an exchange exhibition with Public Fiction. Scroll down to see more images from the project.
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  Mary Smull first ventured out to Los Angeles and worked with Lauren and Derya to transform the gallery into a hotel room.
   
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  Cindy Stockton Moore participates from Philadelphia by sending a weekly care package to the guests.
Each package includes artwork to share with visitors. Shown here: Selections from Week 1 and 2.
   
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  The next guest artist, Josh Weiss, made drawings throughout his residency - in addition to painting a portal back to Philadelphia.
   
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  Displaying his drawings in areas throughout the space, Josh Weiss invites other guest to rearrange as they see fit.
   
  artwork to share with visitors
  During her stay, Casey Droege makes the bed an art piece with a quote from Maggie Nelsonon the comforter.
The pillow is altered with a permanent head indentation as a reminder of her presence.
   
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  Casey also set up an audio piece on the hotel phone. Guests can listen to a number of messages during their stay.
Click on the right hand image to see a time-lapse video of her open studio hours.
   
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  Cindy's boxes from Weeks 3 and 4 include custom do-not-disturb signs for visitors, stories, maps and of course... more cookies.
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  Guest artist, Mike Richison inhabits the room with a multimedia installation.
   
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  Stills from Mike Richison's projected video are shown in this animation
   
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  Mike uses the hotel television for a video piece -- completing the visual loop.
   
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  Cindy's Week 5 package brought miscellaneous gear for Mike Richison to use & an afternoon snack for the artist-in-residence
Weekend guests were welcome to choose from watercolor postcards of nearby pools.
   
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  Sarah Burgess and Jacque Liu, November visiting artists, continue the transformation of the space.
   
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  The artistic Western Expansion takes hold in a number of flattened objects througout the space and a bedside bible.
   
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  Jacque Liu and Sarah Burgess's sculptural pieces make themselves at home in the room.
   
 
   
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  In Week 6, Cindy sends some utensils for Sarah to destroy, almond/pecan biscotti, & painted matchbooks for the cocktail party.
   
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  For the final week, Cindy Stockton Moore sends a week full of sunsets and the book that inspired her project Lewis Hyde's 'Gift'
   
  Stayed tuned for photos from the Hotel Party, Mary Smull's final residency, and the final stage of the project -- coming soon.
   
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