WHYY (NPR-Philadelphia) interview Genevieve Gillespie (curator) and Barry Vacker about the "Apocalyptic Art" exhibit and apocalyptic culture.

Location: Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA.

Other Media: Sample print media coverage from: Philly Weekly

Date: December 19-21, 2012

Time: Doors open at 6:00.

Admission Price: $10 each night. The price also includes admission to that night's panel discussion, film screening, music performance, and/or "the End of the World" party.

Refreshments: Provided by Philadelphia Brewing Company and Commonwealth Ciders

Curated by Genevieve Gillespie, Temple University and Associate Director of Events for the Center for Media and Destiny, this exhibit draws from many apoclayptic themes — urban, economic, ecological, cultural, cosmic, nuclear, virtual, technological, and philosophical. Click to view the Call for Art. These themes are represented in works by artists from the United States and Europe and the works include paintings, photographs, sculptures, videos, and multimedia installations. Below are a few samples.

Vulnerable, Amy Guidry (Lafayette, Louisiana)

Apocalypse Now, 2012, George Payne (Houston)
An Apple-A-Day, 2012, Kimberlee Traub (Philadelphia)

Revelator, or, a Total Darkness of the Mind, 2001, Robert Trombetta (Philadelphia)
Information black hole from Syntax series, undated, Steve Tobin (Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania)

Untitled, Galacia, 2012, Carine Krecke (Marseille, France)
Black Hole, 2012, Samuel Handler (Philadelphia)
Nagasaki, 2012, Cat X (Portland, Oregon)