Rent Electricity Gas. Curated by Agatha Wara

Rent Electricity Gas at 380 NW 24th Street

On behalf of Terri and Donna, Miami based curator Agatha Wara has set up a curious space called RENT ELECTRICITY GAS (a title borrowed from a Martin Kippenberger artwork). Featuring artworks in the form of seats and benches by Jim Drain, Nick Lobo, Ernesto Oroza and a young German artist Phillip Zach the space’s main function is as a bar. When asked “why a bar?”, Wara simply replied “ because what is the point of making more exhibitions?”

The bar opened in conjunction with Felix Larreta’s SPHERESCENT, the latest exhibition by Terri and Donna, a small but spicy gallery located on NW 36th Street. Located in a large warehouse, RENT ELECTRICITY GAS occupies the main space that you have to walk through in order to get to Laretta’s piece located in one of many partitioned areas within the warehouse. The bar, although more of a concept than a serious business model, is functioning and for the next few weeks will serve some peculiar and actually pretty funny drinks made by Wara’s “foodist” friends. “My bar idea is really an experiment, a bar and an exhibition in one, but neither at the same time. That is what I am hoping to accomplish anyway,” said Wara.

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Rent Electricity Gas at 380 NW 24th Street
Bar co-ordinated by Agatha Wara.
Terri and Donna, Miami, US.