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Liz Faust

October 12, 2017
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THE GUN SHOW

curated by Liz Faust

April-October, 2017

John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218
Ynot Lot, 1904 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh, 409 W Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27603
UMBC Center for Art Design & Visual Culture, 1000 Hilltop Cir., Baltimore, MD 21250

www.hessgunshow.com

The Gun Show is a traveling collection of one hundred mock assault rifles made entirely from industrial and household objects. This exhibition was created by using David Hess, a sculptor and public artist for over thirty years, who was influenced by the rise of gun violence as a threat to public health. The show’s purpose is to create a platform for cross-communication and education about gun violence and gun safety through both temporary pop-up and more permanent exhibitions around the country.