Welcome to On the Radar, where we preview up-and-coming arts events to mark your calendar for. Next week, a three-day interactive multi-media art event, 11:11 Let There Be Light, Art, Sound, is a celebration of the creativity that molds our communities and keeps us from falling prey to the everyday tedium of mainstream mediocrity.
The star of the event is Alex Grey (pictured), who, along with his artist wife Allyson, leads todays psychedelic/spiritual/visionary/postmodern art movement. Alexs most well-known works are his glowing x-ray paintings of human bodies, which offer detailed, anatomical-style examinations of his subjects physical and metaphysical anatomy. On Thursday, Alex stages a reading from his book, Art Psalms. Afterwards, hes joined Allyson for the first two hours of a six-hour painting demo, which is paired with video projection painting by Johnathan Singer, and live multi-sensory music by Scott and Anne Kennedy. During the Friday night Alex Grey Gala Event,