Through a new initiative, the Salt Lake City Arts Council’s Finch Lane Gallery is opening its gallery spaces for short-term, interdisciplinary, community-oriented, and/or experimental projects in 2020. The goal of Finch Lane Flash Projects is to supplement resources for emerging to established individuals and groups by providing professional opportunities for those working in various arts and cultural practices. As a non-commercial space, Finch Lane Gallery is able to support a range of projects, artworks, and events to re-imagine the use of the Finch Lane Gallery spaces and to further community engagement in the arts by providing space, visibility, and an audience to share new works with. Individuals and groups are invited to take over the galleries with their various “flash” projects, which may vary in length from several minutes to several days during the allotted times.

Session 1: March 3-7, 2020
Durian Durian with Dawn Borchardt, “The Back and Forth Part”

Tuesday, March 3
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening performance with Durian Durian

Saturday, March 7
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Closing performance with Durian Durian, The 8eaut1ful5, and Hoofless

Session 2: June 9-13, 2020
Queer Spectra, “The Risk of Representation”

Kristina Lenzi & Macie Hamblin, “Bruce and Christian Read May and Mary”

Thursday, June 11 at 2:00 pm
The Risk of Representation online exhibition opening, organized by Queer Spectra.

Friday, June 12 at 2:00 pm
The Risk of Representation virtual panel discussion and Q&A, organized by Queer Spectra.

Saturday, June 13 at 11:00 am
Bruce and Christian Read May and Mary, virtual performance by Kristina Lenzi & Macie Hamblin.

Session 3: September 22-26

Christ Andherson, founder of “DED Talks”

Details on date and time for each Project will be released closer to the session dates. Please check back soon for more information.

“We Should All Be Vampires” DED Talk, virtual performance

“The Power of Invulnerability” DED Talk, virtual performance

“Does Eating the Flesh of the Living Make Us Irrational?” DED Talk, virtual performance