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CONTACT ZONE at the Surfjack: Reimagining Waikīkī
April 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Experience a free pop-up interactive contemporary art project in five penthouse suites at the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club. Like nothing that has yet been done in a hotel in Hawaiʻi, over 18 artists will transform the penthouse suites and various spaces throughout the hotel into immersive funhouses and spaces of culture and color. Exploring important community issues in playful ways, Reimagining Waikīkī situates itself at the meeting ground between meaningful messages and spectacular experiences.
Presented in collaboration with Puʻuhonua Society and Contact Hawaii
Free & open to the public
MUSIC BY Carlos Niño (LA)
Alina Kawai Analog Sunshine Recorders
Ara & AJ Feducia
Nikole Nelson of Blkcoral
Roger & Leimomi Bong
Sean Connelly and more
Founded in 2014, CONTACT is an annual juried exhibition of contemporary art exploring the notion of contact as it relates to the Hawaiian Islands, its people and their experiences. CONTACT ZONE is the fifth installment of CONTACT, an annual exhibition of contemporary art made in Hawai‘i. On view at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, April 6–21, 2018, CONTACT ZONE will expand its reach to include additional exhibition venues in Waikīkī, Kaka‘ako, Kalihi, and Chinatown.