The Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland: Inaugural Event

14 - 15 Oct 2016
Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia

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The Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland Inaugural Event. Photo by Louise O'Rourke.

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Sons of God in performance at the Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland Inaugural Event. Photo by Louise O'Rourke.

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The Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland Inaugural Event. Photo by Louise O'Rourke.

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The Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland Inaugural Event. Photo by Louise O'Rourke.

Composer Mike Bullock presents the inauguration of the Philadelphia Embassy of the international art project, The Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland (KREV).

The event will include an exhibition of KREV-themed videos and ephemera such as flags, stamps, and tableware, and a station for participants to apply for KREV "citizenship," complete with passports. The culmination of the inauguration is a concert of electronic music and visuals, featuring performances by Bullock, Pew Fellow Bhob Rainey, Ian M Fraser, the Swedish group Sons of God, and conceptual artist Carl Michael von Hausswolff.

Gallery hours will be held October 14-15 from 12-8 p.m. The opening ceremony begins at 2 p.m. on October 15, followed by the concert at 8 p.m. This event is free, please RSVP here.