Citta delle Spezia • June 2013 • multiple articles
Film by Emi Ito, documentary footage by Paul Blockey:
Rome, June 7 through July 10
On Friday, June 7, 2013, Mondo Bizzarro Gallery of Rome will debut a special month long solo exposition of Chuck Sperry’s art. Mr Sperry will be showing a dozen large-scale, screen-printed works of art. In addition over 75 of Chuck Sperry’s limited edition silkscreened concert posters will be available with some of his newest posters on view.
The exhibition will open Friday, June 7th with an opening night reception and party that is free and open to the public. The reception begins at 6pm and the first 25 attendees will receive an exclusive limited edition screen print to commemorate the occasion. The show will be on view to the general public until July 10.
Tellaro, June 10 through 15
On Monday, June 10, 2013, The Comune di Lerici will debut a special week long site-specific installation and solo exposition of Chuck Sperry’s art at the beautiful Oratorio Santa Maria in Selaa in the heart of the old port of Tellaro and with a breathtaking view of the sea. Mr Sperry will be creating an very special installation and is including a dozen large-scale, screen-printed works of art. In addition over 75 of Chuck Sperry’s limited edition silkscreened concert posters will be available with some of his newest posters on view.
The exhibition will open Monday, June 10th with an opening night reception and party that is free and open to the public. The reception begins at 6pm. The show will be on view to the general public until June 15.
Sperry will bring the public into a total environment, one that includes sound and light, in an unconventional revision of the historical oratorial use of the specific setting of the art exhibition.
Franz Treichler – singer of The Young Gods – was commissioned by Sperry to create a pre-recorded soundtrack to advantage the unique acoustic quality of the Oratorio.
Bill Ham – acknowledged Master of the Psychedelic light show – has exclusively released a digital beam projection light show for Sperry’s installation will be on view on the face of the Oratorio di Santa Maris in Selaa on every night of the installation, starting at dusk.
A special concert of RADIO ZERO will finish the exhibition at the Oratorio on Friday, June 15 with an after party and Chuck Sperry rock poster exposition at Red Fish Cafe with DJ Spike.
Lerici, June 16 through 20
Chuck Sperry Rock Poster Exhibit from June 16 through June 20 at Club Borgata, right on the port in Lerici.
Sunday, June 16 – special rock concert with THE TRACKS – starting at 19.30 @ Borgata Lerici
Thursday, June 20 – special rock concert with BABES COMMANDO – starting at 19.30 @ Borgata Lerici
La Spezia, June 21 through June 27
– June 21 – June 27: Chuck Sperry ROCK POSTER EXHIBIT on the Centro Allende – La Pinetina – La Spezia
– June 22 (Saturday): WORKSHOP with Chuck Sperry on the Centro Allende – La Pinetina – La Spezia. Free, maximum 25 people.