Artist Talk: Eren Cannata

By mbarnett | January 15, 2019

Meet New York-based artist Eren Cannata and learn more about his work featured in Above the Rim presented by PNC. 

Growing up on tour with his dad, alongside the Beach Boys and Billy Joel, Eren Cannata (b. 1985) has always been surrounded by sound. Now a professional musician, he has gained wide commercial success, winning an Emmy for his work on Frankie Cooks: Season 3 in which he created the opening titles for the show using the sounds generated by found kitchen utensils. Using a similar technique, Cannata has created an immersive installation using the sounds of a basketball game for Above the Rim presented by PNC. 

Learn more about Eren Cannata's work here.

Free admission. RSVP preferred but not required. 

RSVP to jordan.barratt@camraleigh.org

Image courtesy of the artist

Indoor Block Party + Free Family Saturday

By mbarnett | January 15, 2019

Join CAM for Free Family Saturday celebrating Above the Rim presented by PNC, an exhibition featuring sixteen artists exploring the joy and community of basketball.

Basketball activities for all ages on the half-court inside CAM created by Felipe Pantone • Art activities for all ages inspired by Above the Rim artists • Free food by Kind Snacks and NC State Howling Cow Ice Cream • Dance performances by the Raleigh Rockers • Shoot hoops with the Raleigh Firebirds • Middle School Docents • Music • Special Guests

Food + supplies drive for Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in support of hurricane relief efforts. Please bring paper towels, cleaning supplies + your favorite canned soups.

Thanks to our Family Day Partners: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Citrix, Duke Energy, Maynard Family Foundation, Themeworks, Wells Fargo

Above the Rim Artists
Bryce Lankard • David Leggett • Devin Troy Strother • Dorian Lynde • Eren Cannata • Eric Yahnker • Estevan Oriol • Felipe Pantone • Freehand Profit • Hank Willis Thomas • Hueman • Kevin Bouton-Scott • Kori Newkirk • Monica Kim Garza • Spok Brillor • Stephen "ESPO" Powers

Above the Rim Partners
Presenting Partner: PNC
AV Metro • Temple Sloan Family Foundation • Maynard Family Foundation • Holt Brothers • Cresa Global • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina • Duke Energy • York Properties • McDonald York Building Company • David R. Reynolds Realty, LLC • Wells Fargo • The Upper Deck Company • Citrix • Aloft • Dick’s Sporting Goods • Dreamville • Jesma + David Reynolds • Hanbury • Happy + Hale • Raleigh Raw • RATIO • Available Light • YMCA of the Triangle • JD Lewis Multipurpose Center • Bridge II Sports • Kind Snacks • Triangle Thunder • Carolina Ballet • Raleigh Rockers • Spanglish Unlimited • Raleigh Firebirds • WALTER • The Scout Guide • Think Tank Gallery + Jacob Patterson • Wake County Public School System • CAM/now • The Betty Eichenberger Adams Society

Photo by Georgia Ponton Photography. 

Free First Friday

By mbarnett | January 15, 2019

February Free First Friday celebrates CAM's exhibitions Above the Rim presented by PNC and Jasmine Best: Screened In

Featuring:

Interactive half-court basketball court inside CAM created by Felipe Pantone | All ages Creation Station with art-making projects inspired by Above the Rim presented by PNC | Middle School Docents | The Raleigh Rockers | Music by kward | Beverages | Food Truck

Above the Rim presented by PNC brings together 16 international artists making work about the joy and community of basketball. The exhibition is guest curated by Phil America.

Above the Rim Artists
Bryce Lankard • David Leggett • Devin Troy Strother • Dorian Lynde • Eren Cannata • Eric Yahnker • Estevan Oriol • Felipe Pantone • Freehand Profit • Hank Willis Thomas • Hueman • Kevin Bouton-Scott • Kori Newkirk • Monica Kim Garza • SPOK • Stephen "ESPO" Powers

Above the Rim Partners
Presenting Partner: PNC
AV Metro • Temple Sloan Family Foundation • Maynard Family Foundation • Holt Brothers • Cresa Global • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina • Duke Energy • York Properties • McDonald York Building Company • David R. Reynolds Realty, LLC • Wells Fargo • The Upper Deck Company • Citrix • Aloft • Dick’s Sporting Goods • Dreamville • Jesma + David Reynolds • Hanbury • Happy + Hale • Raleigh Raw • RATIO • Available Light • YMCA of the Triangle • JD Lewis Multipurpose Center • Bridge II Sports • Kind Snacks • Triangle Thunder • Carolina Ballet • Raleigh Rockers • Spanglish Unlimited • Raleigh Firebirds • WALTER • The Scout Guide • Think Tank Gallery + Jacob Patterson • Wake County Public School System • CAM/now • The Betty Eichenberger Adams Society

Image courtesy of Keith Isaacs. 

Director’s Tour featuring Freehand Profit

By mbarnett | January 8, 2019

Meet Los Angeles-based artist Freehand Profit at CAM's weekly Director's Tour on January 23 and learn more about his work featured in Above the Rim presented by PNC.

With a passion for Hip-Hop, graffiti, sneakers and art, Gary Lockwood aka Freehand Profit works and lives in Los Angeles. In 2005, he graduated from the Corcoran School of Art & Design with a BFA. In 2010, while searching for alternative materials, Lockwood began deconstructing sneakers to create gas masks. The shoes he uses are often the same coveted shoes worn on the courts by basketball players and are repurposed, calling attention to the arbitrary nature of their luxury status and giving them new worth.

Free admission.

RSVP preferred but not required. RSVP to jordan.barratt@camraleigh.org.

Freehand Profit, No. 70: Toro IV Gas Mask, 2014, 2 pairs of Air Jordan 4s "Toro".

Freehand Profit, Ewing 33 Armor and Gas Mask, 2018, Ewing 33 HI basketball sneakers and other found objects. Loan courtesy of 8 and 9 and Freehand Profit, Image courtesy of the artist.

Love & Basketball Screening at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

By mbarnett | January 8, 2019

Love & Basketball (2000)

Monday, January 14, 7 PM

At Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 2116-D New Bern Ave., Raleigh 27610
Presented by CAM Raleigh and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in conjunction with CAM's exhibition Above the Rim presented by PNC.

Starting out playing neighborhood games as kids, Monica and Quincy both aspire to make it big in basketball. Each follow their path and try not to let the unpredictabilities of life get in the way, all the while growing in their feelings for each other, but never quite finding it to be the right time to be together. But this is no schmaltzy drama - it feels so lived-in, you’ve probably had these own conversations with loved ones. Also there is no denying how great it is to have more focus on a woman’s story in the sports world.

Tickets: $5. Click here to purchase tickets. Free tickets are available. Please email emily.stafford@camraleigh.org for more information.

Rated: PG-13 | 124 mins.
Age policy: 18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with an adult. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

Click here to watch the trailer. 

Image courtesy of Love & Basketball (2000)