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Rendezvous Arts 2021/2022 True Colors Baroque Part of the Rendezvous Arts Series
Rendezvous Arts is a chamber music and visual arts series started by several of the musicians of the Lake Forest Symphony. When the orchestra sadly folded, they wanted to find a way to continue to play for the friends that they had made from the Symphony’s audience – and so the plan to continue the orchestra’s Salon Series chamber music program was born.
Rendezvous Arts 2021/2022 True Colors Baroque and Jim Bachor
Enjoy the Valentine spirit via the 18th century with True Colors Baroque with songs about love and romance accompanied by the unique colors of period instrument strings from the 1700s.
Friday night concert timeline:
7:00-8:15 PM concert (no intermission)
8:15-9:00 PM more cocktails and conversation with musicians and artist Jim Bachor
Trying to leave your mark in this world fascinates me. Ancient history fascinates me.
Volunteering to work on an archaeological dig in Pompeii helped merge these two interests into my art. In the ancient world, mosaics were used to capture images of everyday life. These
colorful pieces of stone or glass set in mortar were the photographs of empires long past. Marble and glass do not fade. Mortar is mortar. An ancient mosaic looks exactly as intended by the artist who produced it over two millennia ago. What else can claim that kind of staying power? I find this idea simply amazing. Using the same materials, tools and methods of the archaic craftsmen, I create mosaics that speak of modern things in an ancient voice. My work locks into mortar unexpected concepts drawn from the present.
By harnessing and exploiting the limitations of this indestructible technique, my work surprises the viewer while challenging long-held notions of what a mosaic should be. Like low-tech pixels, hundreds if not thousands of tiny, hand-cut pieces of italian glass and marble comprise my work. This work is my mark.
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